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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

Diocese of Egypt teams up with British university to open new archive research centre

A new Research Centre has been opened in Cairo as part of a newly renovated archive facility for the Episcopal Diocese of Egypt.

13 May 2019

Investigations reveal Malta’s Anglican cathedral tower damaged by World War II bomb

A World War II bomb dropped on Malta “in all likelihood affected the structural integrity of the tower and spire” of the Anglican Cathedral.

07 August 2018

Rare 700-year-old Bible returns to Canterbury Cathedral, five centuries after it was removed

A rare medieval Bible has been returned to the mother church of the worldwide Anglican Communion, some 500 years after it was removed.

03 August 2018

Irish Prime Minister visits Parish of Sam Maguire and launches promotional video

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has visited St Mary’s Church in Dunmanway, the final resting place of famous Gaelic footballer Sam Maguire.

27 July 2018

Rare 1616 King James Bible found in cupboard of 57-year-old New Zealand church

A rare original edition of the 1616 King James Bible has been found in the cupboard of a 1960s church in Manawatū, New Zealand.

13 July 2018

“Our Faith, Our Way”: 8,000 gather to mark two decades of Hong Kong’s Anglican province

Celebrations to mark the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui's 20th anniversary have got underway with a large gathering at AsiaWorld-Expo.

31 May 2018

US county’s support for historic church buildings banned by New Jersey Supreme Court

Grants by Morris County for the preservation of historic churches have been ruled unconstitutional by the New Jersey Supreme Court.

19 April 2018

British government unveils £1.8m pilot scheme to support listed places of worship

Expert advisors are being recruited to help religious communities in two areas of England use their historic buildings more efficiently.

04 April 2018

Medieval register of 14th Century Bishop of Ossory made available online

The episcopal register of the 14th century Bishop of Ossory, in Ireland, Richard Ledred, has been digitised and made available online.

08 December 2017