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Royston churches unite after arson attack on Church of England parish church

Churches in Royston, Hertfordshire, will join together on Friday for united prayer following an arson attack on the town’s Anglican parish.

12 December 2018

Outpouring of support after arson attack forces English church to cancel services

A Church of England parish church in Hertfordshire was forced to cancel services yesterday after arsonists set fire to their historic building.

10 December 2018

Bishop steers marriage registration Bill through Parliamentary process

Bishop Alan Smith of St Albans becomes first C of E bishop in 20 years to steer legislation through House of Lords in Britain’s Parliament.

24 July 2018

Bishop begins bid to change law on marriage registration in England and Wales

A Church of England bishop is promoting a Bill to allow the names of couples mothers to be included in the official registers of marriages.

26 January 2018

Archbishop Welby joins thousands on Alban Pilgrimage

St Alban felt that standing for truth and faithfulness to Jesus was more important than his own life – Abp Welby

23 June 2015