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British law maker withdraws attempt to remove clergy exemption on same-sex marriages

The UK Parliament has debated a proposal to remove an exemption for clergy on same sex marriages in England and Wales.

01 February 2019

Bishop of Truro heads government review into the persecution of Christians around the world

Bishop Philip Mounstephen is to chair an official British government review into the persecution of Christians around the world.

31 January 2019

Archbishop of Nigeria calls for three days of prayer ahead of General Election

The Archbishop of Nigeria, Nicholas Okoh, has called for three days of prayer and fasting ahead of the country’s General Election.

30 January 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury cautions against political mood over UK’s Brexit debate

Archbishop Justin Welby speaks out against personal attacks and threats in debate about the UKs withdrawal from the European Union.

11 January 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury calls for UK-based international Joint Reconciliation Unit

Archbishop Justin Welby has called on the UK government to establish a Joint reconciliation Unit to work in global conflict zones.

14 December 2018

Malawi’s President uses hospital anniversary celebrations to commend Anglican social ministry

President Peter Mutharika has praised the Anglican Church in the country, commending it “for the social services you provide to Malawians”.

10 December 2018

Funeral of former US President George Bush takes place at Washington National Cathedral

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry is leading the State Funeral for former US President George H W Bush in Washington National Cathedral.

05 December 2018

Zambia’s churches to work together to lead National Dialogue process

The Churches of Zambia will lead the country’s “National Dialogue” after reaching agreement with the Zambia Centre for Interparty Dialogue.

29 November 2018

Anglo-German leaders urge “fair and sustainable solutions” to future UK-EU relationship

Archbishop Justin Welby and Landesbischof Heinrich Bedford-Strohm have called for “fair and sustainable” solutions for UK-EU co-existence.

19 November 2018

British government u-turn over fixed-odd betting machines welcomed by bishop

Bishop of St Albans Alan Smith welcomes a British government decision to bring forward restrictions on fixed-odd betting terminals.

19 November 2018