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Anglicans should become more aware of the Communion’s life, Secretary General says

The Anglican Communion’s Secretary General, Josiah Idowu-Fearon, has urged Anglicans to “become more aware of the Communion’s life”. 

16 July 2018

Bishops in England and New Zealand step down to pursue new callings

The Bishop of Christchurch, Victoria Matthews, and the Bishop of Shrewsbury, Mark Rylands, are stepping down to pursue new callings.

19 March 2018

Mosque steps in to feed homeless as fire forces continued closure of Exeter Cathedral

A weekly soup-kitchen run by Exeter Cathedral will switch to another location this week, because the building remain closed following a serious fire.

01 November 2016

Major fire devastates historic buildings opposite Exeter cathedral

The Bishop of Exeter has praised the “heroic” efforts of firefighters who have spent the past few days fighting a major fire opposite Exeter Cathedral.

31 October 2016

Melanesian bishop makes reconciliation visit to remember English martyr

A Melanesian bishop is visiting the UK to help reconcile the descendants of a martyred cleric and the inhabitants of the island where he died.

10 February 2014

Hot cushions to keep worshippers warm

Two churches in Devon are piloting hot cushions to keep worshippers warm during services during the winter.

08 November 2013

Prayers for farming on Plough Monday

Prayers for farming on Plough Monday

On 14th January 2013 the Church of England is encouraging Christian communities across the country to pray for farmers and those working in the rural economy. Special prayers have published online to mark ‘Plough Monday’, traditionally the start of the agricultural year.

14 January 2013

Bishop of Exeter to retire this year

Bishop of Exeter to retire this year

The Rt Revd Michael Langrish, Bishop of Exeter, announced today (Sunday 6 January) that he will retire this year.

08 January 2013

Eco Church South West defies government subsidy cuts

Eco Church South West defies government subsidy cuts

A major new project to help churches, schools and vicarages cut their carbon footprint is being launched today (Monday 12 December) in the South West.

13 December 2011

Bishop walks for water

Bishop walks for water

The Bishop of Exeter, the Right Reverend Michael Langrish, is to join fellow parliamentarians to walk for World Water Day on Tuesday 22nd March.

22 March 2011



Anglican Communion primates address Church of England’s General Synod


Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.