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England

Covid-19 forces Lambeth Conference organisers to rescheduled decennial gathering to 2021

The once-a-decade gathering of the bishops of the Anglican Communion, which was to be held in Canterbury, Kent, in July and August this year, has been postponed until 2021.

24 March 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

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

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

The Archbishop of Canterbury's 2019 Ecumenical Christmas Letter

Read the Archbishop of Canterbury's Christmas letter to church leaders around the world.

31 December 2019

Archbishop ‘in waiting’ dispels untrue accusations

Bishop Stephen Cottrell, who was named this week as the Archbishop-designate of York, has addressed a number of untrue accusations

19 December 2019

New Archbishop of York is announced to succeed Dr John Sentamu

The Church of England’s next Archbishop of York is to be the Bishop of Chelmsford, Stephen Cottrell, who will succeed Dr John Sentamu

17 December 2019

A big Anglican welcome planned for Lambeth Conference delegates

Anglican Parishes and dioceses across England, Wales and Scotland are gearing up to welcome more than 1,000 Anglican bishops

12 December 2019