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Archbishop of Canterbury receives Covid-19 vaccine as hospital chaplaincy volunteer

Archbishop Justin Welby, a volunteer chaplain at St Thomas’ Hospital in central London, received his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

18 January 2021

Salisbury “service of cleansing and celebration” to be held following nerve agent incident

The Bishop of Salisbury will lead a service a month after Sergei and Yulia Skripal were poisoned by a nerve agent linked to Russia.

11 April 2018

Bishops worldwide pray and fast for the climate

Episcopal colleagues in Salisbury, Johannesburg, Cape Town, New York and Fiji are all fasting for the climate today.

01 December 2014

New lead bishop for Environmental Affairs

The Bishop of Salisbury, the Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam, has accepted the invitation of the Archbishops of Canterbury and York to succeed the Bishop of London as the Church of England’s lead bishop for Environmental Affairs with immediate effect.

16 September 2014

Car-less Bishop to bike 2,000+ miles during Lent

The Bishop of Ramsbury normally drives 1500 miles a month for work - but is giving up his car for the six weeks of Lent!

10 March 2014

Salisbury Cathedral Magna Carta project gets lottery support

Salisbury Cathedral, home to the finest of the four surviving original Magna Carta 1215, is delighted to have been awarded initial support* from the Heritage Lottery Fund 

14 January 2014

Bishop applauds 'Sudan 40' success

The Bishop of Salisbury has called the ‘Sudan 40’ celebrations in Wiltshire and Dorset “a great success”.

26 June 2013

'Sudan 40' celebrations begin in Salisbury

Forty years of the link between Salisbury Diocese and Sudan is being celebrated this week

11 June 2013