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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

Anglican leaders head to the Communion’s “Mother Church” for 2017 Primates’ Meeting

The leaders of most of the 39 provinces of the Anglican Communion have begun arriving in England ahead of next week’s Primates’ Meeting

29 September 2017

New Bishops visit Anglican Communion Office

Nearly 30 new Anglican Bishops from around the world are spending today in London, visiting Lambeth Palace and the Anglican Communion Office, as part of a course at Canterbury Cathedral, to teach them the ropes of being a Bishop

02 February 2017

The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Christmas Sermon

The sermon preached by Archbishop Justin Welby at Canterbury Cathedral on the morning of Christmas Day. 

25 December 2016

Canterbury finds its new archdeacon on the other side of the world

The Dean of Auckland’s Holy Trinity Cathedral in New Zealand, the Very Revd Jo Kelly-Moore, has been appointed Archdeacon of Canterbury in the Church of England.

13 September 2016

Seminarians and newly-ordained from around world visit ACO and Lambeth

27 young Anglican seminarians and newly-ordained clergy from across the world visited the Anglican Communion office in London.

06 June 2016

Becket's bones return to Canterbury Cathedral

The bones of Thomas Becket, the 12th Century Archbishop of Canterbury who was murdered at the behest of King Henry II, are to return to the cathedral where he was killed and buried at the conclusion of Becket Week - an ecumenical series of events organised by the Hungarian government.

23 May 2016