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Archbishop backs proposal for Holocaust memorial beside London’s Houses of Parliament

The Archbishop of Canterbury has given his support to plans for a Holocaust memorial and museum next to the Palace of Westminster.

15 August 2019

Youth officer’s advocacy helps Scottish churches tackle rural poverty

A youth officer from the Scottish Episcopal Church has been helping rural churches take steps to tackle child poverty in their communities.

15 August 2019

Churches urged to join in World Day of Prayer for Creation

Green Anglicans are urging churches to mark the start of the 'Season of Creation' by joining the World Creation Day of Prayer (01/09/2019)

15 August 2019

Nominations sought for women advocates to attend UN event in 2020

The search is on for women from across the Anglican Communion to attend the 64th Session of the UNCSW, to be held in New York in March 2020.

15 August 2019

Tributes to an Anglican Communion pioneer of “service-learning”

Tributes have been paid to Dr Linda Chisolm, founder of Colleges & Universities of the Anglican Communion, following her recent death.

09 August 2019

Mozambique missionary and advocate Joan Antcliff dies, aged 98

A retired missionary and advocate, who spent more than 20 years training teachers and working with the church in Mozambique has died.

09 August 2019

Disability advocates call for inclusive action by UN for refugees

Church disability advocates have called for further action from the United Nations (UN) to protect people with disabilities in areas of conflict.

09 August 2019

Crazy golf installed in English Cathedral to help ‘tee-up’ younger visitors

A crazy golf course has been installed in a Church of England cathedral at Rochester in Kent to help build bridges with young people. 

01 August 2019

Church of England celebrates 50 years of women Readers

The Diocese of Chester will mark the anniversary of the first woman Reader licenced in the Church of England this Sunday (28 July)

26 July 2019

Prayer and communion linked with anniversary of moon landing

Facts about the first ever “extra-terrestrial communion” have come to light as people celebrate 50 years since the Apollo 11 moon landing

26 July 2019