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“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

“God loves you more than you will ever know” – church leaders’ united message for Cumbrians

Churches across a north-west English county have taken part in what is probably the largest-ever ecumenical regional-missions in the UK.

12 March 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury: The Church of England “is very confident in its faith”

The entire episode of Britain’s flagship national radio news breakfast programme, has been broadcast live from Lambeth Palace.

14 December 2017

Television vicar to star in BBC series on the Camino

A new BBC TV series exploring pilgrimage will follow seven famous people as they embark on a 15-day pilgrimage along the Camino de Santiago.

04 August 2017

Cumbrian church is site of Britain’s first African settlement

Researchers from the BBC have identified a north Cumbrian church as being on the site of the first ever recorded settlement of African people in Britain.

22 July 2016

Singing vicar's "Moment" on The Voice

God told Isaiah to “raise your voice like a trumpet” – it is an instruction that many clergy seek to follow; but one English vicar will take this a step further when he appears on the British version of television’s singing competition The Voice tomorrow night.

08 January 2016

"I would talk with Boko Haram" says Anglican Communion secretary general

The secretary general of the Anglican Communion, Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, told the BBC’s HARDtalk programme that he would be prepared to talk with the leadership of Boko Haram – if their leadership could be identified.

17 December 2015

Archbishop Welby speaks of heartbreak following Paris attacks

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has spoken of the “utterly heart-breaking” attacks in Paris earlier this month, during an interview for the BBC television worship programme Songs of Praise.

23 November 2015

We must pray for Nigeria, says Archbishop Welby

Prayer must come first, but we must also support Nigeria’s government and keep focused on the country's crisis, says Archbishop of Canterbury in Radio 4 interview

06 June 2014

Radio Interview with the Archbishop of Canterbury

Radio Interview with the Archbishop of Canterbury

John Humphrys, a BBC radio broadcaster, interviewed the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, yesterday about the outcome of the Primates' Meeting and its implications.

18 October 2003