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Housing crisis: C of E report suggests law change to recognise social benefit

Report by C of E Housing Commission proposes change to charity law so that Churches can use land for social as well as economic benefit.

01 March 2021

Gunman killed by police on steps of Saint John the Divine Cathedral Church in New York

Gunman opened fire as worshippers left a Christmas concert at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in New York on Sunday.

15 December 2020

Anglican Church of Korea sends aid to New York as Churches gear up Covid-19 response

The Episcopal Church’s Diocese of New York is set to receive a package of facemasks and hand sanitiser donated by Anglicans in Daejeon.

20 April 2020

United Nations’ Member States adopt political declaration on Status of Women

Member States adopt political declaration at a meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women included prayers written by members of the Anglican Communion delegation who were unable to travel to New York because of the COVID-19 virus.

17 March 2020

Domestic violence and human trafficking among issues Anglican women take to UN

The Anglican delegation to the 64th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW64) will be urging states to act on issues such as domestic violence and human trafficking.

03 March 2020

Archbishop of Canterbury launches 2020 Thy Kingdom Come global prayer initiative

The global ecumenical prayer movement Thy Kingdom Come will this year take place in more than 90 per cent of countries around the world, church leaders were told last week.

03 March 2020

Archbishop ‘in waiting’ dispels untrue accusations

Bishop Stephen Cottrell, who was named this week as the Archbishop-designate of York, has addressed a number of untrue accusations

19 December 2019

New Archbishop of York is announced to succeed Dr John Sentamu

The Church of England’s next Archbishop of York is to be the Bishop of Chelmsford, Stephen Cottrell, who will succeed Dr John Sentamu

17 December 2019

Building on success in 2019, Anglican women prepare for United Nations conference in 2020

Anglican women have been selected as the Anglican Communion’s delegation to the 64th annual meeting of the UNCSW, to be held in 2020.

25 November 2019

Archbishop condemns oil companies for 'sparking environmental genocide'

Archbishop of York has called for urgent action to be taken to stop the oil spills that are devastating communities in Nigeria’s Bayelsa state.

07 November 2019