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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

Anglican Communion consulted on greater voice in choice of future Archbishops of Canterbury

The Archbishops’ Council considers a proposal to change the make-up of the body which nominates future Archbishops of Canterbury.

02 February 2022

Bishops begin global conversations in the build up to face-to-face Lambeth Conference in 2022

First round of six-month programme of Bishops’ Conversations “a joy”, says Lambeth Conference company Chief Executive Phil George

08 July 2021

Church leaders say United Kingdom’s “nuclear weapons increase is immoral and wrong”

The Archbishops of York and Wales describe the UK’s intention to increase its nuclear-weapons capacity as both “immoral and wrong”.

02 April 2021

Church of England’s responsible investment chief joins Al Gore’s sustainable investment group

Edward Mason, who has led a number of successful investor-backed ethical shareholder campaigns, will join the new Generation Investment Management group.

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

C of E Pension Board launches London Stock Exchange index to monitor climate change progress

One of the Church of England’s national investment bodies is using its financial clout to launch a new initiative to monitor companies’ efforts to tackle climate change.

31 January 2020

St George’s College in Jerusalem celebrates a centenary of service in the Holy Land

The College, next to St George’s Cathedral near the Damascus Gate, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.

24 January 2020

Church of England’s cathedrals continue to attract increasing numbers

As Church of England cathedrals reported a record increase in visitors, they have been hailed as places “for all, and for fresh encounters”.

28 November 2019

Building on success in 2019, Anglican women prepare for United Nations conference in 2020

Anglican women have been selected as the Anglican Communion’s delegation to the 64th annual meeting of the UNCSW, to be held in 2020.

25 November 2019