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Cultural “first” appointments highlight diversity of Anglican Communion

The Church of England has selected a Nigerian to be the next Bishop of Woolwich in the Diocese of Southwark, it was announced today.

20 December 2016

Archbishop of Canterbury's statement on the killing of Drummer Lee Rigby

Archbishop of Canterbury's statement on the killing of Drummer Lee Rigby

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, said today that "all our prayers and mine" are with the family of Lee Rigby, the British soldier killed in Woolwich on Wednesday. In a joint press conference in Leicester with Shaykh Ibrahim Mogra, the Archbishop praised the responses of different faith groups to the incident and said this is "very much a time for communities to come together". 

24 May 2013