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Anglicans in France told to help shape debate about religion in public life

Anglicans in France encouraged to join the public debate over the place of religion in society

30 January 2017

Diocese in Europe opens new parish in France

The Church of England’s Diocese in Europe has opened a new parish in central France. The new church of St Alcuin of York will serve an English-speaking congregation in the Touraine. It will meet in two separate buildings: l’Eglise Protestante in Tours and the Roman Catholic l’Eglise St Michel in Savigny-en-Véron.

27 May 2016

French WWII honour for retired Irish priest

A former soldier who took part in the D-Day landings and the liberation of Brussels before becoming a priest after World War II has this week received France’s highest military award. The Revd Canon Robert William Marsden was awarded Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur during a ceremony this week.

29 January 2016

Anglicans rally with other church groups to support Calais migrants

Christians on both sides of the Channel seek to 'be the church' through a listening, intentional presence

10 July 2015

Archbishop of York offers condolences, calls to prayer in wake of terrorist attacks

Proposed prayers draw on August 2014 vigil with Archbishop of Jerusalem & the Middle East

30 June 2015

Archbishop Welby responds to attacks in Tunisia, France and Kuwait

Call to reaffirm solidarity, in the face of attacks that are intended to divide  

26 June 2015

Anglicans, Episcopalians standing in solidarity with persecuted minorities

Churches committed to walking alongside displaced Christian communities in Iraq, other parts of Middle East

13 April 2015

Archbishop of Canterbury condemns attack on French newspaper as 'barbaric'

Archbishop Justin Welby condemns terrorist attack at the Paris offices of the satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo.

08 January 2015

Belanger Episcopal Church's first French female priest

The Rev. Fanny Sohet Belanger loves to help people grow in their relationships with God.

04 February 2014

In Paris, brainwave makes radio waves for French-speaking Anglicans

Parisian Episcopalian Laurence Moachon is helping to raise the profile of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe by making French-language audio content available to Anglicans around the world.

16 July 2013