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Becket's bones return to Canterbury Cathedral

The bones of Thomas Becket, the 12th Century Archbishop of Canterbury who was murdered at the behest of King Henry II, are to return to the cathedral where he was killed and buried at the conclusion of Becket Week - an ecumenical series of events organised by the Hungarian government.

23 May 2016

A World Transformed, A Life of Hope: Archbishop of Canterbury's Easter Sermon

The sermon preached by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, at the Easter Eucharist in Canterbury Cathedral, England, on Easter Sunday - 27 March 2016.

29 March 2016

Praying for the Primates

The Community of St Anselm, the new religious community of 36 young men and women from around the world, are in Canterbury this week to pray for the Primates of the Anglican Communion as they continue their deliberations.

13 January 2016

Crozier of Pope who initiated the conversion of England to be at Primates Meeting

The crozier of the sixth century Pope, Gregory I, who sent Augustine to England to begin the conversion of the Anglo-Saxons will be in Canterbury as the Primates of the Anglican Communion gather for their meeting in the city next week.

06 January 2016

Archbishop Welby praises 'ongoing project of reconciliation' on VJ Day

Japanese and British promoters of reconciliation join veterans for dedicated Evensong service

17 August 2015

NewRevs: 1,000 to be ordained into Church of England this summer

Archbishop Welby to ordain new deacons at Canterbury Cathedral this weekend

03 July 2015

Canterbury remembers Crowther

A service at Canterbury Cathedral last weekend remembered the first black Anglican bishop, Samuel Ajayi Crowther 

04 July 2014

Canterbury course moves Anglican Communion from the head to the heart

New clergy and seminarians from around the world have gathered in Canterbury to learn more about being a global Anglican/Episcopalian.

18 June 2014

Canterbury is passing GO

The Cathedral will feature in a new ‘Canterbury’ edition of the much loved and famous board game Monopoly.

09 April 2014

Archbishop of Canterbury marries daughter

Archbishop of Canterbury marries daughter to Christian song-writer at Canterbury Cathedral exactly a year after his own enthronement as leader of the Church of England on the same spot.

26 March 2014