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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

Prince Charles visits churches as part of his summer tour of Wales

The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, has visited a number of Anglican churches as part of his annual summer tour of the country.

12 July 2018

World’s media applauds Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s Royal Wedding sermon

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s sermon at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made headlines around the world.

21 May 2018

Westminster peal celebrates Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip’s 70th Wedding anniversary

The bells at Westminster Abbey in London are ringing out in tribute to Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip on their 70th wedding anniversary.

20 November 2017

Royal visit to Anglican cathedral in Kuala Lumpur

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall attended a service of Morning Prayer at St Mary’s Cathedral in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday.

06 November 2017

Search begins for remains of Henry I

Archaeologists have begun a search for the remains of England’s King Henry I on the site of the former Reading Abbey.

27 June 2016

Anglican Communion sends birthday greetings to Queen Elizabeth II

The Supreme Governor of the Church of England, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, celebrates her 90th birthday today; and members of the Anglican Consultative Council took time out of their ACC-16 meeting in Lusaka, Zambia, to send her birthday greetings.

21 April 2016

Queen breaks with tradition for Royal Maundy in her 90th year

Queen Elizabeth II has today taken part in the traditional Royal Maundy service but in a break from the usual tradition of visiting a different cathedral each year and selecting recipients from the local dioceses; the Queen held the ceremony in Windsor Castle’s St George’s Chapel and the elderly recipients were selected from throughout England.

24 March 2016

C of E activist receives CBE

A Church of England activist who has served on the General Synod and the Archbishops’ Council and who has been a leading figure in the campaign for the ordination of women to the priesthood and episcopacy, Christina Rees, has been invested as a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) by the Prince of Wales.

25 February 2016

Queen Elizabeth speaks about God's faithfulness

The Supreme Governor of the Church of England, Queen Elizabeth II, has made a strong personal statement of her faith, and has told the people that she is “very grateful” for their prayers for her; saying that she has felt God’s “faithfulness” during 64 years on the throne.

23 February 2016