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Anglo-German leaders urge “fair and sustainable solutions” to future UK-EU relationship

Archbishop Justin Welby and Landesbischof Heinrich Bedford-Strohm have called for “fair and sustainable” solutions for UK-EU co-existence.

19 November 2018

British government u-turn over fixed-odd betting machines welcomed by bishop

Bishop of St Albans Alan Smith welcomes a British government decision to bring forward restrictions on fixed-odd betting terminals.

19 November 2018

Anglican mission agency Mothers’ Union admitted to the Community of the Cross of Nails

The work of the Mothers’ Union in reconciliation and peace-building has been recognised by the Community of the Cross of Nails.

13 November 2018

Westminster Abbey hosts Christians and Jews to remember Kristallnacht on 80th anniversary

Jews and Christians joined together at Westminster Abbey last night for a service of remembrance on the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht.

09 November 2018

London churches stage “serious violence summit” as youth crime soars

The two Anglican dioceses serving Britain’s capital are to hold a joint “serious violence summit” in response to growing knife crime epidemic.

07 November 2018

Bishop’s concern for youth after government delays new gambling restriction

A Church of England bishop has criticised the British government’s decision to delay new limits on a type of high-stake digital betting machines.

05 November 2018

Historic Anglican-Oriental Orthodox Agreed Statement on the Holy Spirit published

The Agreed Statement between Anglican and Oriental Orthodox theologians on the Procession & Work of the Holy Spirit has been published.

02 November 2018

Christmas cathedral attendance at all-time-high for second year running

Numbers worshipping in Church of England cathedrals in Christmas 2017 has broken records for the second year running.

24 October 2018

Archbishop Justin visits Patriarch Bartholomew in Istanbul as ICAOTD meets in Cyprus

Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, held a “cordial and informal” meeting with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople.

22 October 2018

Church of England takes its modern slavery fight into primary and secondary classrooms

The Clewer Initiative is taking its fight against modern slavery into primary and secondary schools, with lesson plans and assembly guides.

22 October 2018