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World’s media applauds Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s Royal Wedding sermon

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s sermon at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made headlines around the world.

21 May 2018

“Make love the way” – Presiding Bishop Michael Curry preaches at royal wedding

Read the full text of Bishop Michael Curry's sermon at yesterday’s Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, and watch the video.

20 May 2018

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ask Presiding Bishop Michael Curry to preach at wedding

The Presiding Bishop of the US-based Episcopal Church, Michael Curry, will preach at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

12 May 2018

Young English adults still value church weddings, survey shows

Church of England research suggests that almost three quarters of unmarried adults under the age of 35 still dream of getting married.

12 April 2018

Bishop begins bid to change law on marriage registration in England and Wales

A Church of England bishop is promoting a Bill to allow the names of couples mothers to be included in the official registers of marriages.

26 January 2018

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

Church tackles female poverty and child marriages with education boost

The Church of Bangladesh is helping women out of poverty, in an area where child marriage was rife, by providing accommodation for female students.

04 August 2016

Canadian Primate acknowledges "deep divisions" over same-sex marriage

The Archbishop and Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada has acknowledged the “deep divisions” in the church about same-sex marriage.

18 July 2016

Isle of Man bishop votes against same-sex marriage law

The legislature on the Isle of Man, a self-governing British Crown dependency located in the Irish Sea between the north-west coast of England and Northern Ireland, has approved a Bill to enable same-sex couples to marry on the island. The Bishop of Sodor and Man, a member of the island’s parliament, voted against the Bill.

04 May 2016

Canada: Bishops' statement ahead of Synod's same-sex marriage vote

A draft resolution to change Canada’s Marriage Canon to accommodate the marriage of same-sex partners is not likely to pass in the Order of Bishops by the required 2/3rds majority, the House of Bishops have said in a statement. Officials from the Anglican Church of Canada's General Synod have responded to the announcement.

01 March 2016

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Anglican Communion primates address Church of England’s General Synod

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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.