Press Releases

 

Creature Conference looks at faith and animals

The Creature Conference heralds a growing recognition that concern for animals is an important matter of Christian faith.

 

Bishop of Chelmsford calls for church to adopt modern attitudes towards homosexuality

"There is no reason why prayers of thanksgiving for [same-sex] relationships – perhaps a Eucharist - cannot be offered" by the Church of England, argues Bishop Stephen Cottrell. 

 

Jeffrey John writes to protest his being blackballed by the Welsh bishops

My situation is exactly similar to that of the Bishop of Grantham, which was recently defended by the Secretary-General of the ACC, Archbishop Idowu-Fearon, as being entirely compatible with the regulations of any Anglican province.

 

Burundi archbishop to be next Anglican envoy to the Vatican

Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi, Primate of the Anglican Church of Burundi from 2005 until 2016, has been appointed Representative of the Archbishop of Canterbury to the Holy See and Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome

 

Primate's statement on Royal Commission report on Anglican responses to child abuse

Archbishop Philip Freier responds to Royal Commission findings that 1111 complaints of child abuse were lodged against the church between 1980 and 2015

 

Durham Cathedral is crowned Heritage Site of the Year

Durham Cathedral has been crowned BBC Countryfile Magazine’s Heritage Site of the Year following a public vote which saw a ‘landslide’ of votes cast for the magnificent cathedral.

 

Irish folklorist suggests St Patrick had a wife

St Patrick has long been associated with snakes and shamrocks but the fact that he had a wife has largely been confined to the annals of history according to a folklorist from University College Co

 

Newcastle statement on resignation

Anglican Bishop of Newcastle Greg Thompson today announced he is resigning from his role as Bishop of Newcastle.

 

The resignation of Newcastle Bishop Greg Thompson

Statement by Archbishop Glenn Davies, Metropolitan of New South Wales, on the resignation of Bishop Greg Thompson 

 

Bishop of Newcastle resigns

Bishop Greg Thompson allegedly driven from office over his crackdown on paedophilia