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Archbishop of Canterbury criticises letter by the Primate of Nigeria, Archbishop Henry Ndukuba

Justin Welby reiterates that Lambeth I.10 restates a traditional view of Christian marriage and condemns homophobic actions or words.

05 March 2021

Housing crisis: C of E report suggests law change to recognise social benefit

Report by C of E Housing Commission proposes change to charity law so that Churches can use land for social as well as economic benefit.

01 March 2021

Science-faith partnership is vital for tackling climate change

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby tells faith leaders “now is the time for action” on climate change ahead of COP26 conference.

01 March 2021

Ecumenical leaders commemorate Coptic Contemporary Martyrs

Archbishop Justin Welby and Pope Francis joined Pope Tawadros II and Archbishop Angaelos to commemorate Contemporary Martyrs Day

22 February 2021

“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

Archbishop of Canterbury launches 2020 Thy Kingdom Come global prayer initiative

The global ecumenical prayer movement Thy Kingdom Come will this year take place in more than 90 per cent of countries around the world, church leaders were told last week.

03 March 2020

Official Lambeth Conference biblical resources launched for featured epistle, 1 Peter

An official commentary on 1 Peter – the biblical epistle that will be studied by bishops at the Lambeth Conference, has been published, alongside a series of video guides.

25 February 2020

Archdeacon murdered as Christians killed and kidnapped in multiple attacks in Africa and Asia

Archdeacon Ngulongo Year Batsemire is one of many Christians murdered or attacked in parts of Africa and Asia in recent weeks.

25 February 2020