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“We are deeply deeply deeply sorry.” - Archbishop Justin Welby

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welbyapologised to the people of Jamaican for the “vile and disgusting sin of slavery.

23 July 2024

Church Commissioners of the Church of England welcome recommendations to address legacy of African chattel enslavement

Church Commissioners “warmly welcomed” recommendations for new impact investment fund to address the legacy of African enslavement.

19 March 2024

Anglican Communion Office runs Companion Links meeting for bishops

Around the world, many Anglican churches and dioceses are partnering in friendship, mission and prayer through Companion Links. 

19 February 2024

Bishop Jo Bailey Wells meets Pope Francis to discuss the role of women in the Church

The Anglican Communion’s Deputy Secretary General, Dr Jo Bailey Wells, attended a meeting with Pope Francis and at the Vatican.

08 February 2024

Anglican Mission Agency, USPG, announces new Chair of Trustees

The global Anglican mission agency USPG has appointed the Rt Revd Dr David Walker, Bishop of Manchester, as its new Chair of Trustees.

07 December 2023

Archbishop of Canterbury explains why he abstained on C of E same-sex prayers vote

Archbishop Justin Welby abstained in a vote by the Church of England’s General Synod on a motion about prayers for same sex couples.

16 November 2023

Church of England General Synod holds further debate on prayers for same-sex couples

The General Synod of the Church of England has asked the House of Bishops to hold a further debate on prayers for same-sex couples

16 November 2023

Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem calls for “ceasefire for humanitarian corridors” in Gaza

Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop of Jerusalem, delivers a video message to the Church of England’s General Synod.

14 November 2023

Anglican Communion Chair Maggie Swinson commissioned during Liverpool Cathedral service

The Chair of the Anglican Communion Standing Committee, Canon Maggie Swinson, is commissioned for her role in the Cathedral.

14 November 2023

Auction launched to save historic skyline of Saint Paul’s Anglican Pro Cathedral

An auction has been launched to save one of Malta’s most iconic skylines – St Paul’s Anglican Pro Cathedral’s bell tower, spire and stonework.

03 October 2023