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Dr Bill Schwartz is named new Dean of St Christopher’s Anglican Cathedral in Bahrain

Bishop Michael Lewis, has announced that the Archdeacon of the Gulf, Dr Bill Schwartz OBE, is to be the next Anglican Dean of Bahrain.

22 March 2019

Bishop concerned over asylum official’s “profound misunderstanding” of the Bible

A refusal letter sent by an official in Britain’s Home Office to an asylum seeker showed a “profound misunderstanding” of biblical texts.

22 March 2019

Anglican and Episcopal UN CSW delegates open second week with evensong in New York

The Anglican Communion and the US-based Episcopal Church have delegations at the UN Commission on the Status of women meeting.

20 March 2019

Theologians compile educational resource to help ordinands and seminarians learn about gender justice

New study materials to help Anglican theological colleges teach about just relationships between males and females is being developed.

20 March 2019

Church of England invites parishioners to “tea and prayer drop-ins” as Brexit deadline nears

Communities urged to join together in conversation and prayer as discussions over the UK’s departure from the EU reach a pivotal point.

18 March 2019

Archbishop Welby warns against “cultural imperialism” in evangelism to other faiths

The Archbishop of Canterbury calls for Christians to be sensitive and seek genuine dialogue when witnessing to people of other faiths.

14 March 2019

Pastor Norman Tendis honoured at launch of WCC economic and ecological justice resource

A resource to help churches engage with ecological and economic justice was launched during a public event at the World Council of Churches.

13 March 2019

Praise service celebrates Irish hymn writer Cecil Frances Alexander on her 200th anniversary

The 200th anniversary of the birth of Anglican hymn writer Cecil Frances Alexander was celebrated with a praise evening in Enniskillen.

13 March 2019

Environment Network calls on Anglicans around the world to use less plastic

The Anglican Communion’s Environment Network (ACEN) is encouraging Anglicans around the world to reduce their use of plastic.

08 March 2019

Archbishop of Dublin welcomes police recovery of The Crusader’s skull

Irish police have recovered the mummified head of The Crusader, which had been stolen from the crypt of a Dublin church last month.

07 March 2019