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Homeless Jesus will be international focus for World Day of the Poor

A sculpture of Jesus, depicted as a homeless person on a bench, is to be a focal point for events marking the World Day of the Poor.

07 November 2019

Anglican-Jewish Commission holds latest round of talks in Manchester, England

Senior Anglican and Jewish leaders met this week in Manchester, England, for the latest meeting of the Anglican-Jewish Commission.

29 March 2019

National memorial service held on anniversary of Manchester Arena bombing

The 22 people who died in a bomb explosion at Manchester Arena last year were remembered today in a service in Manchester Cathedral.

22 May 2018

British government unveils £1.8m pilot scheme to support listed places of worship

Expert advisors are being recruited to help religious communities in two areas of England use their historic buildings more efficiently.

04 April 2018

Former Chair of the Anglican Consultative Council, Canon Colin Craston, has died

Canon Colin Craston, a Second World War naval hero who went on to become one of England’s leading evangelical priests, has died.

26 January 2018

Church of England synod welcomes climate change policy

Biblical understanding, theological reflection and appreciation of views of Church undergird new policy

14 July 2015

The Bishop of Manchester's statement on the Waddington Inquiry

Statement from the Bishop of Manchester on Publication of the Independent Inquiry by Her Honour Sally Cahill into the Church of England’s Response to allegations against Robert Waddington

22 October 2014

Anglican Bishop of Manchester on death of Alan Henning

Statement from The Rt Revd David Walker, Bishop of Manchester, following the death of Alan Henning

04 October 2014

Bishop teaches vicars to tweet

Vicars in Greater Manchester are being given lessons in how to Tweet in an bid to gain more followers.

20 February 2014

UK's largest Christmas ad vote unveiled

UK's largest Christmas ad vote unveiled

The UK’s largest Christmas ad has been unveiled. The ad, which is taller than the Great Wall of China (40 feet high) and the length of three buses (106 feet long), is part of the church backed ‘Christmas Starts with Christ’ campaign which runs until Christmas.

10 December 2012