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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

Wales remembers 116 children "buried alive by the National Coal Board"

The 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster, in which 116 children and 28 adults were killed, is being remembered across Wales and elsewhere in the United Kingdom.

21 October 2016

Easter returns to Dublin Cathedral

Dublin’s Christ Church Cathedral will hold an Easter Day service after all, following discussions between diocesan officials, the government, and the Irish police service. It had been announced that security around commemorations of the centenary of the Easter Rising would make the service impossible. Six city centre churches will remain closed.

04 March 2016

Safety fears force Easter Sunday closure of Dublin churches

Dublin’s Anglican Cathedral and six city centre churches are being forced to close on Easter Sunday as a result of a safety cordon being put in place by security officials because of events being held to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising, which eventually paved the way for the creation of an independent Irish nation.

16 February 2016

Too busy for Church on Ash Wednesday? Try Drive Thru

An Episcopal church in New Jersey is offering drivers who are too busy to go to church on Ash Wednesday an opportunity for prayer and the imposition of ashes without leaving their cars.

08 February 2016

Join Archbishop Welby's Ash Wednesday service - on Facebook

Anglicans around the world are being invited to join an Ash Wednesday service at Lambeth Palace next week – through the social media platform Facebook.

05 February 2016

Memorial to Armenian Genocide erected in Dublin Anglican cathedral

A Khachker – a traditional Armenian cross made from volcanic stone – has been erected in the grounds of Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin in a service attended by Christian leaders from across the denominations in Ireland

07 December 2015

Japan: Triple disaster memorial service to be held

[また、日本語で] Three years after the triple disaster of earthquake, tsunami and nuclear fallout, Nippon Sei Ko Kai (Anglican Church in Japan) are holding memorial services at three locations across the Diocese of Tohoku.

07 February 2014

Christmas cheer for cathedrals: Nearly a million pounds offered in cathedral funding

Christmas cheer for cathedrals: Nearly a million pounds offered in cathedral funding

This week will be one of the busiest of the year for Church of England cathedrals as they prepare to welcome more than 100,000 people to their Christmas services.

17 December 2012



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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.