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Anglican Church of Korea sends aid to New York as Churches gear up Covid-19 response

The Episcopal Church’s Diocese of New York is set to receive a package of facemasks and hand sanitiser donated by Anglicans in Daejeon.

20 April 2020

Global Covid-19 victims remembered daily at the mother church of the Anglican Communion

The oldest bell in Canterbury Cathedral, named after Prince Henry of Eastry, is tolling for two minutes every night at 8 pm BST (7 pm GMT).

14 April 2020

Church of England’s responsible investment chief joins Al Gore’s sustainable investment group

Edward Mason, who has led a number of successful investor-backed ethical shareholder campaigns, will join the new Generation Investment Management group.

14 April 2020

“Easter isn’t cancelled” – Churches celebrate the resurrection despite global lock-down

Queen Elizabeth’s first ever Easter Message offers hope as Churches find new ways to proclaim Christ’s resurrection.

13 April 2020

Queen Elizabeth: all nations across the globe are joined in common endeavour to combat Covid-19

Queen Elizabeth II has made a rare televised address to the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth as the world remains in lock-down.

07 April 2020

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