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Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, becomes most senior female bishop in House of Lords

The Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, has been introduced as a member of the House of Lords, the upper house of the British Parliament.

24 May 2018

All eyes on bishops' benches in House of Lords as first woman takes seat

The first woman to sit as a bishop in Britain’s parliament has taken her seat. Bishops have played a formal part in Britain’s parliament since before the origins of democracy in the country. Initially as advisors to the Monarch, Anglican bishops now occupy 26 seats in the upper house of Parliament, the House of Lords.

26 October 2015

Bishop of Chelmsford: "Good religious education counters religious extremism"

In his Maiden speech, the Bishop of Chelmsford said "Good religious education has been shown to be one of the best ways of countering religious extremism”

10 June 2014

Welfare Reform must continue says Bishop of Ripon and Leeds

The Bishop of Ripon & Leeds John Packer who retired from the House of Lords on Friday says in a Church of England interview published today that campaigning on Welfare Reform must continue.

28 January 2014

Abp Welby's speech on Syria in the House of Lords

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, delivered the following speech in the House of Lords on the situation in Syria

30 August 2013

Archbishop of Canterbury - Older people 'are still participants in society, not passengers'

Archbishop of Canterbury - Older people 'are still participants in society, not passengers'

In his final appearance in the House of Lords as Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams leads a debate about the place and contribution of older people in society.

17 December 2012



Clearing the mines from Qasr el-Yahud


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.