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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

Rare 700-year-old Bible returns to Canterbury Cathedral, five centuries after it was removed

A rare medieval Bible has been returned to the mother church of the worldwide Anglican Communion, some 500 years after it was removed.

03 August 2018

First Persian woman to be ordained to the episcopate consecrated in Canterbury Cathedral

The first Persian woman to become a bishop was consecrated by the Archbishop of Canterbury this morning during a service in his Cathedral.

30 November 2017

Anglican primates leave Canterbury “refreshed and renewed” after “best” Primates’ Meeting

The leaders of 33 Anglican provinces are returning to their home churches “refreshed and renewed” after this week’s Primates’ Meeting in Canterbury.

06 October 2017

Anglican primates’ discussions focus on evangelism and discipleship

A discussion by Anglican primates about evangelism and discipleship strategies was so lively, it continued through the lunch break.

04 October 2017