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Archbishop of Canterbury explains why he abstained on C of E same-sex prayers vote

Archbishop Justin Welby abstained in a vote by the Church of England’s General Synod on a motion about prayers for same sex couples.

16 November 2023

Church of England General Synod holds further debate on prayers for same-sex couples

The General Synod of the Church of England has asked the House of Bishops to hold a further debate on prayers for same-sex couples

16 November 2023

Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem calls for “ceasefire for humanitarian corridors” in Gaza

Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop of Jerusalem, delivers a video message to the Church of England’s General Synod.

14 November 2023

Growing the Church: Central Africa Synod concludes with plans for more dioceses and provinces

The Church of the Province of Central Africa (CPCA) has concluded a Synod with a plan for new dioceses and two more provinces.

06 November 2023

Anglican Communion Secretary General and Archbishop of Canterbury attend Pope's prayer event

Archbishop Justin Welby and Bishop Anthony Poggo, will travel to Rome this weekend to take part in a prayer event hosted by Pope Francis. 

25 September 2023

Anglican Communion Secretary General uses speech to Canadian General Synod to urge “moderate language” over disagreements

Anglicans should use moderate language and not be judgmental as they discuss areas of disagreement, Bishop Anthony Poggo said.

28 June 2023

Anglican Communion Secretary General to visit the Anglican Church of Canada General Synod

Anglican Communion Secretary General Bishop Anthony Poggo will address General Synod during visit to the Anglican Church of Canada.

23 June 2023

Church of England Synod endorses bishop’s decision not to change doctrine of marriage

The C of E’s General Synod has this week endorsed the decision by the province’s College of Bishops not to change the doctrine of marriage.

11 February 2023

English bishops uphold marriage doctrine and offer pastoral resources for same-sex couples

Church of England’s College of Bishops will publish new resources for couples in same-sex relationships, while upholding traditional marriage.

18 January 2023

Global Anglican Communion given greater voice in choosing future Archbishops of Canterbury

Churches from the global Anglican Communion will be formally represented on the body which nominates future Archbishops of Canterbury.

12 July 2022