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Church of England announces £35 million investment in new churches and outreach initiatives

A new congregation in a nightclub area is one of several new worshipping communities to receive a share of £35 million GBP in funding.

23 January 2019

International funding buys an ambulance to secure future of St Luke’s Hospital in Nablus

An international fundraising campaign has enabled St Luke’s Hospital in Nablus to buy an ambulance – and with it, secure its future.

22 January 2019

Interim Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome rebuffs “resurrection” criticism

The Australia priest chosen as interim leader of the Anglican Centre in Rome has sought to rebuff criticism about his beliefs in the resurrection.

15 January 2019

Senior BBC journalist Andrew Caspari to head Diocese in Europe’s administration team

The Church of England’s Diocese in Europe has appointed former senior BBC journalist Andrew Caspari as its new Chief Operating Officer.

14 January 2019

Queen Elizabeth honours former Mothers’ Union Worldwide President Lynne Tembey

The former Worldwide President of the Mothers’ Union, Lynne Tembey, is to be awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE). 

11 January 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury cautions against political mood over UK’s Brexit debate

Archbishop Justin Welby speaks out against personal attacks and threats in debate about the UKs withdrawal from the European Union.

11 January 2019

The New Year Message from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, delivered a New Year Message in a special television broadcast on BBC One television.

01 January 2019

Director of Anglican Centre in Rome steps down after “sexual misconduct” allegation

The governors of the Anglican Centre in Rome have announced the resignation of the Centre’s director, Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi.

21 December 2018

The ecumenical Christmas letter from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby

The ecumenical Christmas letter to churches around the world from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby.

20 December 2018

Church of England’s first female bishop to become Bishop of Derby

The first woman to be consecrated to the office of bishop in the Church of England, Libby Lane, is to become the diocesan bishop of Derby.

18 December 2018