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England

Archbishop of Canterbury pays tribute as UK Prime Minister announces her resignation

Archbishop Justin Welby has expressed his “admiration and gratitude” to the UK Prime Minister, Theresa May who is stepping down.

24 May 2019

English cathedral identifies ancient royal remains of Queen Emma through carbon dating

Remains found in Winchester Cathedral said to be Queen Emma – mother of King Edward the Confessor, wife of Kings Ethelred and Cnut.

20 May 2019

Bishop of Lincoln suspended after information received by the Archbishop of Canterbury

Bishop Christopher Lowson, has been suspended from office, following information passed to the Archbishop of Canterbury by the police.

17 May 2019

Archbishop Ian Ernest of Mauritius appointed Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome

Former Primate of the Church of the Indian Ocean to become the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Personal Representative to the Holy See.

17 May 2019

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s royal wedding sermon lands UK religious broadcasting award

Sandford St Martin Trustees’ recognise “the huge media impact” generated by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s royal wedding sermon.

16 May 2019

“Christians make up 80 per cent of believers persecuted for their faith”, report finds

The Bishop of Truro, Philip Mounstephen, has delivered "a truly sobering read" in a report about the global persecution of Christians.

10 May 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury visits Jackie Pullinger to see discipleship in action

Archbishop Justin Welby took a break from ACC-17 to visit Jackie Pullingers Shing Mun Springs Multi-Purpose Rehabilitation Homes. 

02 May 2019

Anglican Communion’s Standing Committee meet ahead of ACC-17 in Hong Kong

Two potential new Anglican Communion provinces in north Africa and Ceylon discussed when Standing Committee met ahead of ACC-17.

29 April 2019

The Archbishop of Canterbury’s 2019 Ecumenical Easter Letter

Archbishop Justin Welby’s Easter letter to churches around the world

18 April 2019

Police and Fire Service investigation rules out arson as cause of Royston church blaze

Investigators have ruled out arson as the cause of a fire which severely damaged a Church of England parish Church last December.

17 April 2019