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Church of England unveils £24 million national investment in new churches and evangelism

The Church of England has announced grants of £24.4 million in the latest tranche of its Renewal and Reform programme funding.

04 January 2018

Prince of Wales visits London church in celebration of community cohesion

A London church at the heart of one of Britain’s most diverse multicultural communities has this afternoon been visited by the Prince of Wales. Prince Charles made the lunchtime visit to St John’s Church, Southall, in the London Borough of Ealing, to meet members of the town’s faiths forum and to see a little of the community work of the church.

10 February 2016

Special services mark royal anniversaries

A service of Compline was held at Waltham Abbey Church to commemorate the 950th anniversary of the coronation of King Harold Godwinson. Harold didn’t remain King long – he lost his life a few months after his coronation at the Battle of Hastings during the Norman invasion of England. He is believed to be buried in the churchyard at Waltham Abbey. 

07 January 2016

Religion can be 'dangerous and lethal', warns Bishop of London

Senior Church of England bishop says the church "has accommodated itself so much, and is so lacking in distinction"

22 September 2014