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Westminster peal celebrates Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip’s 70th Wedding anniversary

The bells at Westminster Abbey in London are ringing out in tribute to Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip on their 70th wedding anniversary.

20 November 2017

Lutherans, Catholics, Methodists, Reformed and Anglicans “drawn into deeper communion”

An agreement between the Lutheran and Roman Catholic Churches was the focus of a Reformation anniversary service at Westminster Abbey.

31 October 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby’s pain at broken communion

Archbishop Justin Welby has spoken of the pain caused by the broken communion between Christians because of the Protestant Reformation.

30 October 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

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

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“Thy Kingdom Come” in southern Africa

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The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.