Church in Wales

The Church in Wales was disestablished and separated from the Province of Canterbury by Act of the British Parliament in 1920. The Anglican Church has the largest denomination in Wales, with its own Council for Mission and Ministry.

Church in Wales

Articles

August 15, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] An electoral college of the Church in Wales will meet in the small town of Llandrindod Wells next month to choose the province’s next archbishop and primate. Three lay people and three priests from all six Welsh dioceses will join the six bishops as they pray...

June 1, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] A special fund established to pay for a mobile dental clinic in Gaza is being wound up – seven years beyond its original end-date.

The Church in Wales established its Jubilee Fund as a Millennium project in 2000. The mobile dental clinic in Gaza was the...

April 2, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church in Wales has rejected claims of “deeply inappropriate” conduct during the selection process for a new bishop of Llandaff.

A gay clergyman, Dean of St Albans Jeffrey John, accused the church of homophobia after he was rejected for the role. He...

January 29, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The longest-serving Archbishop in the Anglican Communion, the Most Rev. Barry Morgan, is stepping down this week as leader of the Church in Wales, as he marks his 70th birthday. More than 500 people attended a farewell service at Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff,...

January 22, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The first woman to be ordained as a bishop by the Church in Wales has described her consecration at the weekend as “awe-inspiring.”

The Rt. Rev. Joanna Penberthy, former rector of the Benefice of Glan Ithon in the Diocese of Swansea and Brecon, said: “I...

July 6, 2016

Pupils from St Nicholas Church in Wales Primary School watching the drone being flown. Photo: Diocese of Llandaff

[Anglican Communion News Service] A diocese of the Church in Wales is using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), more commonly known as drones, in a pilot project to map...

March 23, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church in Wales has joined with other Christian denominations in the country as well as expert and survivor organisations in a new forum to safeguard children and vulnerable adults and to ensure that all churches in Wales are safe places for them....

March 11, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Churches across Wales are being urged to switch off all lights or hold candlelit vigils to mark Earth Hour at 8.30 pm on Saturday 19 March. In doing so, they will join in with people across the world in what has been described as “a symbolic act to...

April 21, 2015

[Church in Wales] The Church in Wales is calling on the Welsh government to minimize the impact of poverty, austerity and recession on people in Wales.

It says it is seeing families and communities facing increasingly uncertain futures as services and projects shut down, people...

February 13, 2013

[Church in Wales] Three Welsh bishops are taking up a tough Lent challenge which will see them give 40 talks over five weeks at eight different venues.

The Archbishop of Wales, the Assistant Bishop of Llandaff and the Bishop of Monmouth will be out and about in churches across...

Pages

The Church in Wales was disestablished and separated from the Province of Canterbury by Act of t

The Friends were formed in 1932 by the then-Dean Watkyn Morgan who, like Deans before him, and s