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Church of England investors hold oil companies to account on climate change

Two multinational oil companies were challenged and commended on their climate change targets by the Church of England this week.

24 May 2019

Christians around the world observe Anglican Communion Sunday this weekend

Christians from all over the world will pray for the Anglican Communion on Sunday (26 May), the feast day of St Augustine of Canterbury.

24 May 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury pays tribute as UK Prime Minister announces her resignation

Archbishop Justin Welby has expressed his “admiration and gratitude” to the UK Prime Minister, Theresa May who is stepping down.

24 May 2019

English cathedral identifies ancient royal remains of Queen Emma through carbon dating

Remains found in Winchester Cathedral said to be Queen Emma – mother of King Edward the Confessor, wife of Kings Ethelred and Cnut.

20 May 2019

Irish bishops call for “respectful” debate over European elections and Brexit

Church of Ireland leaders call for Christians to lead the way with respectful discussion and engagement around Brexit and political changes.

17 May 2019

Bishop of Lincoln suspended after information received by the Archbishop of Canterbury

Bishop Christopher Lowson, has been suspended from office, following information passed to the Archbishop of Canterbury by the police.

17 May 2019

Archbishop Ian Ernest of Mauritius appointed Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome

Former Primate of the Church of the Indian Ocean to become the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Personal Representative to the Holy See.

17 May 2019

The Anglican Church of the Epiphany in Egypt’s Port Said celebrates its 130-year anniversary

An Anglican Church which was first created to care for English-speaking workers on the Suez Canal has celebrated its 130th anniversary.

13 May 2019

Diocese of Egypt teams up with British university to open new archive research centre

A new Research Centre has been opened in Cairo as part of a newly renovated archive facility for the Episcopal Diocese of Egypt.

13 May 2019

Extremism and terrorism are enemies of all humanity: Imam responds to Sri Lanka attack

A senior Irish imam has paid a solidarity visit to Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin after the terror attack on churches in Sri Lanka.

10 May 2019