Press Releases


Bishop describes African-Canadian dialogue as a model for whole Communion

The eighth annual meeting of Bishops from Canada and Africa has just taken place in Kenya, with the Bishop of Niagara suggesting the yearly encounter could act as a model for reconciliation across the Communion.


Church of England responds to report on the Bishop Peter Ball inquiry

A report on the sexual misconduct by a disgraced Church of England bishop makes for “harrowing reading," the Archbishop of Canterbury said today. 


Bishops statement on resignation of Liberal Democrat leader

Bishops of Carlisle and Penrith lament the resignation of Tim Farron MP as Leader of the Liberal Democrats


Ray Sutton installed as REC Presiding Bishop

ACNA Archbishop Foley Beach's comments on the installation of the Most Rev. Ray Sutton of the Reformed Episcopal Church.


Canterbury honors announced

Gay Rights Campaigner honored by Canterbury for "outstanding service to the church" 


Essex parish votes of "no confidence" in bishops' leadership

Chelmsford parishes voice concern over bishops' "failure to teach sound doctrine".


Swedish midwife turns to Human Rights Court

Midwife Ellinor Grimmark files case in Strasbourg today seeking right ot conscientious objection to abortion for healthcare providers


Statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury on the British General Elections

yesterday’s election was a powerful and vivid testimony of our enduring faith in the values of peace, freedom and democracy


Bishop in Thoothukudi- Nazareth consecrated for South India

Samuel Devasahayam Ebenezer Clement has been consecrated as the new bishop of the Thoothukudi- Nazareth Diocese