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Zimbabwean Anglicans launch football team for new diocesan university

Anglican Saints, a new football club from the Diocese of Harare, will start the 2019 football season in Mashonaland East Division Two.

16 January 2019

Church praise for Leicester City Premier League success

The Bishop and Dean of Leicester have added their voices to a growing international chorus of praise for Leicester City Football Club after their unlikely success in winning this season’s English Premier League title. Victory was confirmed when nearest challengers Tottenham Hotspur failed to beat Chelsea last night.

03 May 2016

Bishop James Jones to report on Hillsborough families' experience

The former Bishop of Liverpool, the Rt Revd James Jones, will provide a report to the British government detailing the experiences of the families of those killed in the Hillsborough disaster, the UK’s Home Secretary told MPs this afternoon.

27 April 2016

Bishop of Liverpool: Hillsborough is a story of "loss grief and pain"

The Bishop of Liverpool, the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, has spoken of the “loss, grief and pain” felt by the victims of the Hillsborough disaster as a jury ruled that the 96 Liverpool FC fans who were killed in a crush at the FA Cup semi-final match against Nottingham Forest in April 1989 were unlawfully killed.

26 April 2016

Football for peace and development

The Anglican Alliance is looking to support Anglican Communion dioceses to use a different kind of tool to build peace and sustainable communities – football. Anglicans in central and eastern Africa are keen to use sports to improve education, empower young people, tackle gender inequality and resolve conflict.

07 January 2016

Church Releases World Cup Prayers including Prayers for England Team

The Church of England has released Prayers for the World Cup, including prayers for the England Team ahead of England's first match against Italy.

13 June 2014

Us, Brazil’s Primate say: "Enjoy the football, just don’t forget those in poverty"

The World Cup is a global celebration, on a par with the Olympic Games. As a global showcase, it is an opportunity to bring people and cultures together.

12 June 2014