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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

Archbishop Justin Welby in London vigil for Coptic bomb victims

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, took part in a vigil at Westminster Abbey last night in honour of the victims of Sunday’s bomb attack on the Coptic Cathedral compound in Cairo.

15 December 2016

Britain’s first Syriac Orthodox Cathedral consecrated

Senior members of the Church of England joined the Patriarch of Antioch yesterday (Thursday) for the consecration of Britain’s first Syriac Orthodox Cathedral.

25 November 2016

Archbishop Welby welcomes Patriarch Kirill to Lambeth Palace

The leader of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, paid a private visit to the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby at Lambeth Palace yesterday (Tuesday).

19 October 2016

The human "ancient treasure" at London's St Paul's Cathedral

Meet Maurice Sills - the cathedral volunteer who is about to celebrate his 101st birthday.

15 July 2016

Call for unity as Brexit vote sparks racist attacks

Church leaders have criticised the rise in racist abuse and attacks in the UK following last week’s historic referendum decision to withdraw from the European Union.

28 June 2016

North English vicar to run London Marathon

A Team Vicar from Cumbria in the north-west of England is set to raise thousands of pounds for a heart charity by running the London Marathon.

16 March 2016

Prince of Wales visits London church in celebration of community cohesion

A London church at the heart of one of Britain’s most diverse multicultural communities has this afternoon been visited by the Prince of Wales. Prince Charles made the lunchtime visit to St John’s Church, Southall, in the London Borough of Ealing, to meet members of the town’s faiths forum and to see a little of the community work of the church.

10 February 2016

Syria: Blankets will not stop bombs

Blankets will not stop bombs, Christian Aid has warned, at the conclusion of a conference that has secured $10 billion [US Dollars, approximately £7 million GBP] of pledges in humanitarian aid for victims of the Syrian crisis.

05 February 2016

Resurrection: The Economist reports on church growth in London

To see the future of Christianity in Britain, go on a Sunday morning to an old Welsh Congregational chapel off the Pentonville Road in Islington. The building has been bought by a Pentecostal Ethiopian church; the congregation raises its hands in a show of unEnglish ecstasy to praise God in Amharic. 

08 January 2016

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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.