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November 23, 2015

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of England has launched an online campaign to encourage a renewal of prayer life in the nation; but the organizers could not have expected that the launch of its new website would have received quite as much publicity as it has – thanks to a...

October 20, 2015

[Anglican Communion News Service] Church of England bishops have called on the British government to more-than double the number of refugees it will resettle in the UK over the next five years.

In a letter to Prime Minister David Cameron, some 84 C of E bishops have called on the...

August 28, 2015

[Church of England] The Church of England’s lead Bishop for the environment, the Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam is calling on congregations to join Pope Francis, Patriarch Bartholomew, members of the global Anglican Church and Christians around the world to fast and pray for the care of...

July 14, 2015

[Church of England] The General Synod of the Church of England has overwhelmingly welcomed the new climate change policy adopted by the church’s investing bodies.

Speaking during a July 13 afternoon debate, titled “Climate Change and Investment Policy,” Bishop of Manchester David...

June 10, 2015

Photo: Diocese of Exeter

[Diocese of Exeter press release] The Rev. Dame Sarah Mullally, canon treasurer at Salisbury Cathedral, will be the next bishop of Crediton, a suffragan in the Diocese of Exeter. The appointment makes her the fourth woman to be named as a bishop in the...

March 26, 2015

Clergy and an honor guard surround Richard III’s casket March 26 prior to it being buried in Leicester Cathedral. Photo: King Richard in Leicester website

[Episcopal News Service] History buffs from all over the world joined royal, civil and ecclesiastical representatives in...

March 26, 2015

Photo: Diocese of Gloucester

[Episcopal News Service] The Ven. Rachel Treweek has been appointed as the next bishop of the Diocese of Gloucester and will become the first female to serve as a diocesan bishop in the Church of England.

The news comes one day after the Rev....

March 25, 2015

Photo: Diocese of York

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Canon Alison White has been named as the next bishop of Hull. As a bishop suffragan in the Diocese of York, White will become the Church of England’s second female bishop when she is consecrated on July 3 in York Minster...

March 12, 2015

Bishop Libby Lane with servers at Chester Cathedral during her installation service on March 8. Photo: Diocese of Chester

[Diocese of Chester] The Rt. Rev. Libby Lane – the first female bishop in the history of the Church of England – was formally installed as the eighth bishop...

March 5, 2015

By: The Public Affairs Office

A new global movement - #washday15 – provides a means for participating in a worldwide Lenten discipline through social media postings on Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and Facebook.

Initiated by the Diocese of Oxford in England, the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society is joining with...

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