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Nigerian terror group kills nine Christians and two Muslims in Christmas Day horror

A Nigerian terror group, the Islamic State West African Province, says the 11 men were killed in retaliation for the death of their leaders, Abu bakr al-Baghdadi and Abul-Hasan Al-Muhajir in Iraq and Syria.

07 January 2020

Anglicans joined Christians and people of other faiths to pray for peace at Christmas

Events were held throughout the world over Christmas at which Anglicans prayed for peace and reconciliation in their nations with other Christians and people of different faiths.

07 January 2020

New Archbishop of York is announced to succeed Dr John Sentamu

The Church of England’s next Archbishop of York is to be the Bishop of Chelmsford, Stephen Cottrell, who will succeed Dr John Sentamu

17 December 2019

Primates of British Anglican churches call for “truth and respect” in run up to general election

Anglican leaders in England, Scotland and Wales have issued appeals to voters and politicians to stand for truth during general election.

22 November 2019

Archbishop Ian Ernest installed as Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome

Archbishop of Canterbury formally commissions the new Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome during an ecumenical bi-lingual service.

15 November 2019

Pope Francis and Archbishop Justin Welby plan united visit to South Sudan

The first joint visit by a Pope and an Archbishop of Canterbury could take place in South Sudan, the Vatican and Lambeth Palace announced

14 November 2019

Archbishops support church training on tackling latest Ebola epidemic in DRC

Two archbishops have backed new training for churches in the Democratic Republic of Congo, designed to help tackle the Ebola epidemic

30 October 2019

Archbishop’s call to prayer impacts churches around the world

A bishop from Bangladesh claims the Archbishop of Canterbury’s global ecumenical call to prayer has helped bring new life to the church.

24 October 2019

Anglican leaders pray for peace during Kundesang War Memorial Service

Archbishops from Australia and the UK joined leaders from the Church of East Asia in a memorial service in Sabah, Borneo, to pray for peace.

17 October 2019

John Henry Newman becomes first English saint for 40 years

The canonisation of Newman, an Anglican priest before converting to the Roman Catholic Church, has been described as a cause for celebration.

17 October 2019