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Church of England to convene high-level investor meeting to consider dam safety

Investors with combined assets of more than £3 trillion have welcomed mining company BHP’s announcement on tailings dam safety.

19 February 2019

Bishop calls for stronger controls on advertisements for gambling and betting

The Church of England’s Bishop of St Albans has welcomed new restrictions on advertising for gambling-related products and services.

13 February 2019

Tributes paid following the death of former Church of England evangelist Michael Green

Tributes have been paid following the death, at the age of 88, of the renowned evangelist, theologian and apologist Dr Michael Green.

08 February 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury meets Jordan’s King Abdullah during Primates’ Meeting in Amman

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has met King Abdullah II of Jordan while attending a Regional Primates’ meeting in Amman.

07 February 2019

New Anglican Communion bishops receive induction in Canterbury, Lambeth and the ACO

Archbishop Justin Welby will today welcome 29 new Anglican bishops from around the world to his official residence Lambeth Palace.

07 February 2019

Anglican leaders in Arabian Gulf welcome Pope Francis’ visit to United Arab Emirates

Senior Anglican Chaplain in Abu Dhabi, Canon Andrew Thompson, has described the “extraordinary scenes” caused by Pope Francis’ visit.

06 February 2019

Iraq’s Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi visits St George’s Anglican Church in Baghdad

Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has thanked Father Faiz Jerjes and the staff of St George’s, Baghdad, for all they do for the nation”.

04 February 2019

British law maker withdraws attempt to remove clergy exemption on same-sex marriages

The UK Parliament has debated a proposal to remove an exemption for clergy on same sex marriages in England and Wales.

01 February 2019

Bishop of Truro heads government review into the persecution of Christians around the world

Bishop Philip Mounstephen is to chair an official British government review into the persecution of Christians around the world.

31 January 2019

Named after King Olaf, St Olav’s Bookshop in St Olave’s Church is first book store to join PBS

A book store dedicated to St Olav, and housed in a church built 20 years after his martyrdom, is the first to join the Prayer Book Society.

28 January 2019