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Conference on growth and decline in the Anglican Communion, 1980 to present

A day conference is taking place this Friday based on a new academic study into growth and decline in the Anglican Communion over recent decades. 

21 February 2017

Churches across London planting trees to make neighbourhoods more "bee friendly"

A tree planting programme for London’s churches supported by the Mayor of London, is aiming to make neighbourhoods greener and more attractive for bees. 

20 February 2017

Archbishops of Canterbury and York issue letter after Synod vote

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have written to members of the General Synod of the Church of England setting out the next steps following this week’s vote at Synod not to “take note” of a report on Marriage and Same Sex Relationships.

17 February 2017

No easy solution to same-sex marriage issue, secretary general tells C of E Synod

Resolving issues around human sexuality within the Anglican Communion is like threading a needle – and there is no one solution in sight at present, the secretary general of the Communion has told the Church of England Synod.

16 February 2017

Statement from the Archbishop of Canterbury after Synod setback for Bishops' report

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said that Bishops will go on thinking after the Synod vote on their report on marriage and same sex relationships. 

16 February 2017

Church of England's report on marriage and sexuality suffers setback at Synod

A report from the House of Bishops about marriage and same sex relationships has received a significant setback in a vote at the General Synod in London.

15 February 2017

New editor for ACNS

Former BBC World Service journalist, Bernadette Kehoe, has taken over as the new editor of the Anglican Communion News Service (ACNS).

13 February 2017

The Archbishop of Canterbury expresses shock over child migrant change

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said he is shocked and saddened over a government decision to end a scheme to let unaccompanied migrant children in to the UK. 

10 February 2017

Bishop reveals he was beaten as a youth by man at centre of multiple allegations

A Church of England bishop has revealed he is a survivor of alleged abuse by John Smyth, the man at the centre of multiple claims about incidents at Christian summer camps in the 1970s. 

07 February 2017

Anglican Churches around the globe launch "JustWater"

Cathedrals and churches on four continents have come together to raise awareness and activism about water by launching the JustWater website.

06 February 2017

Multimedia

VIDEO: ‘Let’s treat water as sacred’ – Archbishop of Cape Town

Features 

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.

Primates’ Christmas Messages

A collection of Christmas Messages released by the Primates of the Anglican Communion.