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Anglicans urged to pray ahead of decision on new Bishop of Colombo

The Archbishop of Canterbury is asking Anglicans in Sri Lanka to pray as he continues to consult on the appointment of the next Bishop of Colombo.

 

11 September 2020

“Easter isn’t cancelled” – Churches celebrate the resurrection despite global lock-down

Queen Elizabeth’s first ever Easter Message offers hope as Churches find new ways to proclaim Christ’s resurrection.

13 April 2020

Covid-19 forces Lambeth Conference organisers to rescheduled decennial gathering to 2021

The once-a-decade gathering of the bishops of the Anglican Communion, which was to be held in Canterbury, Kent, in July and August this year, has been postponed until 2021.

24 March 2020

Millions turn in to online services as churches switch to digital services

Clergy around the world have been experimenting with different ways of offering worship online as churches suspend public worship

24 March 2020

Tributes paid following the death of Ghanaian Anglican theologian Canon John Pobee

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby leads tributes to the Revd Canon Professor John Samuel Pobee, who died last week.

04 February 2020

C of E Pension Board launches London Stock Exchange index to monitor climate change progress

One of the Church of England’s national investment bodies is using its financial clout to launch a new initiative to monitor companies’ efforts to tackle climate change.

31 January 2020

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