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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

Westminster Abbey commissions The Queen’s Window

Westminster Abbey is to mark the reign of Queen Elizabeth II with a new stained glass window, designed by acclaimed British artist David Hockney.

24 November 2016

Faith communities unite on Red Wednesday for victims of religious persecution

London’s Westminster Abbey will be lit up in red tonight in an act of solidarity with people around the world who are persecuted for their faith.

23 November 2016

The Anglican Communion's spymaster general

Anglican and Roman Catholic leaders were joined by senior figures from other Christian denominations last night at a special choral evensong in Westminster Abbey to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Anglican Centre in Rome.

15 June 2016

Becket's bones return to Canterbury Cathedral

The bones of Thomas Becket, the 12th Century Archbishop of Canterbury who was murdered at the behest of King Henry II, are to return to the cathedral where he was killed and buried at the conclusion of Becket Week - an ecumenical series of events organised by the Hungarian government.

23 May 2016

Archbishop Welby and Patriarch Bartholomew receive agreed theological statement on personhood

An agreed statement between Anglican and Orthodox Churches on the theology of the human person was presented to the leaders of both families of churches at Westminster Abbey, London, last night.

04 November 2015

Archdeacon of Stow and Lindsey appointed Canon of Westminster

The Venerable Jane Sinclair, Archdeacon of Stow and Lindsey, has been appointed by the Crown to the Canonry of Westminster vacant through the appointment of Canon Jane Hedges as Dean of Norwich.

26 May 2014

New Organist for Westminster Abbey

New Organist for Westminster Abbey

The Dean of Westminster Abbey, the Very Revd Wesley Carr, has appointed a Roman Catholic to the prestigious post of organist and Master of the Choristers, at the world famous Anglican abbey.

07 June 1999

Invitation for the Crucifixion on Victoria Street

Invitation for the Crucifixion on Victoria Street

Crowds of people from across London will throng to Victoria Street on 2nd April to join together and show the real meaning of Good Friday by taking part in a traditional procession on the streets of London with meditations by Church leaders.

26 March 1999

 

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