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New abuse allegations against the late Bishop George Bell are “unfounded”, inquiry finds

An independent inquiry carried out by an ecclesiastical lawyer has ruled that fresh allegations against late Bishop George Bell are “unfounded”.

24 January 2019

Church of England announces £35 million investment in new churches and outreach initiatives

A new congregation in a nightclub area is one of several new worshipping communities to receive a share of £35 million GBP in funding.

23 January 2019

International funding buys an ambulance to secure future of St Luke’s Hospital in Nablus

An international fundraising campaign has enabled St Luke’s Hospital in Nablus to buy an ambulance – and with it, secure its future.

22 January 2019

Aberdeen congregation votes to secede from the Scottish Episcopal Church

The congregation of Westhill Community Church in the north-east coastal city of Aberdeen has voted to leave the Scottish Episcopal Church.

18 January 2019

Anglican Consultative Council to bring “fragrance of Christ” to the world

The Chair of the Anglican Consultative Council, Archbishop Paul Kwong, wants the Council to bring “the fragrance of Christ” to the world.

18 January 2019

“Justice and only justice you shall pursue” – international prayer for week of Christian unity

Christians in Indonesia have prepared the international material for this year’s Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, on the theme of justice.

16 January 2019

Senior BBC journalist Andrew Caspari to head Diocese in Europe’s administration team

The Church of England’s Diocese in Europe has appointed former senior BBC journalist Andrew Caspari as its new Chief Operating Officer.

14 January 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury cautions against political mood over UK’s Brexit debate

Archbishop Justin Welby speaks out against personal attacks and threats in debate about the UKs withdrawal from the European Union.

11 January 2019

The New Year Message from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, delivered a New Year Message in a special television broadcast on BBC One television.

01 January 2019

Director of Anglican Centre in Rome steps down after “sexual misconduct” allegation

The governors of the Anglican Centre in Rome have announced the resignation of the Centre’s director, Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi.

21 December 2018