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Bishop concerned over asylum official’s “profound misunderstanding” of the Bible

A refusal letter sent by an official in Britain’s Home Office to an asylum seeker showed a “profound misunderstanding” of biblical texts.

22 March 2019

Church of England invites parishioners to “tea and prayer drop-ins” as Brexit deadline nears

Communities urged to join together in conversation and prayer as discussions over the UK’s departure from the EU reach a pivotal point.

18 March 2019

Church leaders offer prayer and solidarity after New Zealand mosque attacks leaves 49 dead

Anglican archbishops and bishops in New Zealand and elsewhere have spoken out after gunmen attacked two mosques in Christchurch.

15 March 2019

Archbishop Welby warns against “cultural imperialism” in evangelism to other faiths

The Archbishop of Canterbury calls for Christians to be sensitive and seek genuine dialogue when witnessing to people of other faiths.

14 March 2019

Queen Elizabeth attends Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey in London

Queen Elizabeth II and senior members of Britain’s royal family attended a Commonwealth Day Service at Westminster Abbey yesterday.

12 March 2019

Tributes paid following death of former Archbishop of York, Lord Habgood

The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, has led tributes to one of his predecessors, Lord John Habgood, whose died yesterday (Wednesday).

07 March 2019

Church of England national investment bodies strengthen ethical engagement with companies

The national investment bodies of the Church of England have announced a series of success stories with its stakeholder engagement. 

05 March 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury celebrates 25 years of women’s ordination in Church of England

A service has been held in the chapel of Lambeth Palace to celebrate 25 years of the ordination of women in the Church of England.

04 March 2019

Church of England launches authorised Persian (Farsi) translation of Holy Communion liturgy

Wakefield Cathedral was packed on Saturday for a “Persian Celebration Service” which included the launch of a Farsi Holy Communion.

04 March 2019

Anglican leaders from United Kingdom and Ireland gather for regional Primates’ Meeting

The latest in a series of Regional Primates’ Meetings taking place before next years Lambeth Conference ook place this week in Armagh.

01 March 2019