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US-based Episcopal Church to create Spanish, French and Haitian Creole translations of BCP

New translations of the US-based Episcopal Church’s 1979 Book of Common Prayer are being prepared in Spanish, French and Creole.

04 March 2019

Named after King Olaf, St Olav’s Bookshop in St Olave’s Church is first book store to join PBS

A book store dedicated to St Olav, and housed in a church built 20 years after his martyrdom, is the first to join the Prayer Book Society.

28 January 2019

Wife of Henry VIII wrote BCP prayer

A Canadian university professor has discovered that the prayer for the Monarch, contained in the 1662 Book of Common Prayer and retained by many provinces, in one form or another, was written by Katherine Parr, the last wife of Henry VIII, and selected for use in the BCP by Queen Elizabeth I.

12 November 2015

Isle of Man Post Office marks BCP anniversary with gold stamps

The 250th anniversary of the translation of the Book of Common Prayer into Manx Gaelic has been marked by a set of specially commissioned gold-inked Christmas stamps by the island’s Post Office.

06 November 2015