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Two senior Anglican Communion directors move on to new roles

Director of Unity, Faith and Order, Dr Will Adam; and Director for Administration and Logistics, Stephanie Taylor, moving on to new roles.

21 March 2022

Dean of Canterbury Cathedral to retire

The Dean of Canterbury Cathedral, Robert Willis, is to retire from his position at midnight on 16 May 2022, the eve of his 75th birthday.

16 February 2022

Online conversations mark start of bishops’ journeys to the Lambeth Conference in 2022

A series of online “Bishops’ Conversations” will be held to prepare bishops for the once-a-decade gathering of Anglican bishops in 2022.

22 April 2021

Archbishop Justin Welby’s Canterbury Cathedral Christmas Day sermon 2020

This is the text of the sermon preached today (Christmas Day) in Canterbury Cathedral, Kent, England - the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

25 December 2020

Global Covid-19 victims remembered daily at the mother church of the Anglican Communion

The oldest bell in Canterbury Cathedral, named after Prince Henry of Eastry, is tolling for two minutes every night at 8 pm BST (7 pm GMT).

14 April 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

Vestment of murdered Archbishop Thomas Becket returns to Canterbury Cathedral

Robes thought to have been worn by “troublesome priest” Thomas Becket when he was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral are set to return for 850th anniversary.

10 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

The Archbishop of Canterbury's Christmas Sermon, as delivered in Canterbury Cathedral

The Archbishop of Canterbury's Christmas Sermon, as delivered in Canterbury Cathedral, England, on Christmas Day 2019

31 December 2019

New Anglican Communion bishops receive induction in Canterbury, Lambeth and the ACO

Archbishop Justin Welby will today welcome 29 new Anglican bishops from around the world to his official residence Lambeth Palace.

07 February 2019