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Queen Elizabeth distributes Royal Maundy money at Leicester Cathedral

Queen Elizabeth II has distributed ceremonial pouches of coins to 182 men and women in a Maundy Thursday ceremony that dates back to the 13th Century.

13 April 2017

Archbishop’s flotilla to reclassification of England’s largest parish church

The Archbishop of York will head towards England’s largest parish church on a lifeboat next month as he bestows Minster status on Holy Trinity, Hull.

12 April 2017

Archbishops launch review of English cathedrals’ governance

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have set up a working group to examine the governance of the Church of England’s cathedrals.

10 April 2017

International gathering of Bishops in northern England

The Bishop of Leeds, the Rt Revd Nick Baines, has this week hosted a group of international Bishops for a retreat in the north of England.

07 April 2017

Lambeth Palace Announces New Bishop at Lambeth

Lambeth Palace is pleased to announce the appointment of the Rt Revd Tim Thornton, the current Bishop of Truro, as the new Bishop at Lambeth. Bishop Tim will take up this post in September, replacing the Rt Revd Nigel Stock, who is retiring.

04 April 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury speaks in House of Lords about London attack

Speaking in Britain’s Upper Chamber, the House of Lords, about the attack in Westminster on Wednesday, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has paid tribute to victims and first responders, speaking of the “deep values" in British society. 

24 March 2017

Church leaders offer prayers after deadly attack in Westminster

The Archbishops of York and Canterbury have offered prayers for those affected by the attack in Westminster which left four people dead and many injured. 

23 March 2017

Bishop Rachel Treweek releases film to help women ex-offenders

The Church of England's first female diocesan bishop has spoken of her hope of helping women ex-offenders rebuild their lives and self esteem in a new short film recorded to mark International Women's Day earlier this week.

09 March 2017

Scholarships available to enable Anglicans from the developing world to study at King's College, London

The Trustees aim to award the scholarship to a student who is unable to obtain an education at this level in their own country and whose own financial situation would make study in London difficult.

08 March 2017

The Bishop of Gloucester raises issue of gender equality at House of Lords

The Bishop of Gloucester, the Rt Revd Rachel Treweek, has marked International Women’s Day with an event to promote gender equality.

08 March 2017

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

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.