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“We must learn from the past” says Archbishop of Canterbury at site of Indian massacre

Learning from the past is essential to prevent further atrocities like the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, the Archbishop of Canterbury said.

12 September 2019

Westminster Abbey hosts Christians and Jews to remember Kristallnacht on 80th anniversary

Jews and Christians joined together at Westminster Abbey last night for a service of remembrance on the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht.

09 November 2018

Services and commemorations mark first anniversary of London tower block fire

A memorial service has been held at a London church close to the scene of a devastating fire in a block of flats in which 72 people died.

14 June 2018

Monument to Canadian shipwreck hero unveiled in Anglican church cemetery

A long-forgotten Canadian hero buried in an unmarked grave in an Anglican cemetery for more than a century now has his own headstone.

06 June 2018

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

Hundreds walk on Toronto’s “Via Dolorosa” in memory of van attack victims

An estimated 200 people gathered for an Anglican-organised prayer walk and vigil to remember the victims of the Toronto van attack.

02 May 2018

Archbishop of York speaks out 25 years after racially-motivated murder of Stephen Lawrence

The British government has announced an annual memorial day in honour of a teenager who was killed in a racist attack 25 years ago.

25 April 2018

Funerals held as 157 victims of the Genocide in Rwanda buried in Ruhanga memorial

Recently discovered victims of the Rwandan Genocide have been buried in a former Anglican Church, which has been turned into a memorial.

18 April 2018

Archbishop urges churches to commemorate the “vile and shameful” holocaust

Archbishop John Davies of the Church in Wales is encouraging churches, parishes and chaplaincies to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

09 January 2018

Memorial unveiled to victims of Remembrance Sunday bomb on 30th anniversary

A memorial has been unveiled to remember 12 people who were killed as they remembered the war dead of Enniskillen in Northern Irealnd.

09 November 2017