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Churches call for unified political response to community tensions in Northern Ireland

Ecumenical group of church leaders urges Northern Ireland, UK, Irish, and EU leaders to jointly address violence and community tensions.

15 April 2021

Anglican and Catholic Archbishops accuse UK Government of “broken promise”

Archbishop Justin Welby and Cardinal Vincent Nichols describe the UK Government plans to cut international aid as “deeply worrying”.

09 April 2021

Japanese Anglicans and ecumenical groups welcome UN nuclear weapon ban treaty

Religious leaders in Hiroshima and Nagasaki urge Japanese government to support Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

22 February 2021

Mothers’ Union calls members to show love for prisoners and families this week

Mothers’ Union members are being invited to focus their prayers around prisoners, prison staff and the families of prisoners this week.

17 October 2019

Photo competition to showcase diversity of mission in UK churches

A photo competition launched by CMS hopes to change perception about how churches are involved in mission in the UK and beyond.

18 September 2019

Archbishop backs proposal for Holocaust memorial beside London’s Houses of Parliament

The Archbishop of Canterbury has given his support to plans for a Holocaust memorial and museum next to the Palace of Westminster.

15 August 2019

Myanmar consultation shares steps for whole-life transformation for churches and communities

Representatives from across Asia have taken part in a consultation affirming a new approach to whole-life transformation.

02 August 2019

Chaplain to the UK’s House of Commons, Rose Hudson-Wilkin, named Bishop of Dover

A London-based Jamaican-born Anglican priest who serves as Chaplain to the UK Parliament has been named as next Bishop of Dover.

28 June 2019

Bishop of Truro heads government review into the persecution of Christians around the world

Bishop Philip Mounstephen is to chair an official British government review into the persecution of Christians around the world.

31 January 2019

Church in Wales wins contract to train British military chaplains

Chaplains serving UK armed forces will continue to be trained by the Church in Wales, after St Padarn’s Institute won a training contract.

21 June 2018