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May 22, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Bishop of Manchester, David Walker, has issued the following statement after the attack at a concert venue in Manchester in northern England in which 22 people were killed and 59 injured:

“Today is a day to mourn the dead, to pray with their families...

April 11, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of York John Sentamu will head towards England’s largest parish church on a lifeboat next month. He will be joined by a flotilla of boats from pleasure crafts to police launches for the reclassification of Holy Trinity Church in Hull as Hull Minster...

April 9, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The archbishops of Canterbury and York have set up a working group to examine the governance of the Church of England’s cathedrals. The group has been established at a time when a number of English cathedrals are facing financial and other difficulties.

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April 6, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Leeds Bishop Nick Baines has this week hosted a group of international bishops for a retreat in the north of England.

Those participating were: the archbishop of Khartoum, the bishops of Mara, Colombo, Faisalabad, Southwestern Virginia and Skara and the...

March 22, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The archbishop of Canterbury and leaders of the Church of England have offered prayers for those affected by the attack in Westminster on March 22 that left four people dead and many injured. The attacker mowed down pedestrians with his car on Westminster...

March 21, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] An appeal has been launched for the restoration of St. Paul’s Anglican Pro-Cathedral in Malta. Towering 200 feet over the seaward approach to Valletta, St. Paul’s is a vital part of Malta’s rich cultural heritage. It pays homage to St. Paul, who was shipwrecked...

March 8, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Bishop Rachel Treweek, the Church of England’s first female diocesan bishop has spoken of her hope of helping women ex-offenders rebuild their lives and self-esteem in a new short film recorded to mark International Women’s Day earlier this week.

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March 7, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of England’s first female diocesan bishop, Bishop of Gloucester Rachel Treweek, has marked International Women’s Day on March 8 with an event to promote gender equality. The gathering, at Britain’s upper chamber of parliament, the House of Lords, was...

March 5, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Twenty five bishops and their teams from the northern half of The Church of England, led by Archbishop of York John Sentamu, have taken part in four days of mission and celebration called “Talking Jesus.” The bishops and their teams went out into communities in...

February 27, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Diocese of Chichester in southern England is assisting with urgent relief efforts in the drought-hit Kenyan Diocese of Nakura. An emergency grant of 5000 pounds is being sent directly to the diocese, which, in partnership with the Anglican Church...

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