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Holiday offer from Mothers'' Union for families affected by London tower block blaze

As part of a united and co-ordinated response from members in dioceses across the United Kingdom, Mothers’ Union is planning to support families who were affected by the London tower block fire tragedy in June by offering holidays under the charity’s Away From It All (AFIA) scheme.

18 July 2017

First Church of England female bishop from a minority ethnic community

An Iranian whose family was forced to flee in the wake of the Iranian Revolution in 1980,  has been announced as the first Bishop of Loughborough.

12 July 2017

Growth in numbers opting to be pioneering missionaries

The Church Mission Society’s Pioneer Mission Leadership Training programme has experienced a further growth in numbers with an eclectic mix of missionaries graduating this week.

12 July 2017

Former Archbishop of Canterbury resigns from church role after historical abuse review

Lord Carey, who was the Archbishop of Canterbury for eleven years up until 2002, has stood down from his last formal role in the Church of England after being criticised in an independent review of the church's handling of sex abuse. 

27 June 2017

Church of England and Methodists to consider full communion

The Church of England and the Methodist Church in Britain are to consider proposals that would bring them into a new relationship of full communion, after a period of some 200 years of formal separation.

27 June 2017

"Church must learn lessons" says Archbishop of Canterbury

Archbishop Justin Welby has said an independent report into sexual misconduct by a disgraced Church of England bishop makes for “harrowing reading.”

22 June 2017

St Anselm's class of 2017 commissioned

Thirty-three members of the St Anselm’s community at Lambeth Palace finished their year together with a special service of celebration and commissioning on Tuesday.

21 June 2017

Prayers and defiance after London Bridge terror attack

Churches around the UK have been praying for the victims of Saturday night’s terrorist attack in London, their families and friends.

05 June 2017

Church leaders express regret over US climate change decision

Church leaders have expressed their regret over the decision by US President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change.

02 June 2017

Church of England wins ExxonMobil climate change battle

Shareholders of the oil giant ExxonMobil pushed through a resolution on climate change at the company’s AGM yesterday.

01 June 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.