Press Releases


Church of Ireland rejects easing of Irish abortion laws

The Church of Ireland's two archbishops have said they cannot accept a govt proposal to allow unrestricted abortion during the first 12 weeks of a pregnancy.


SE Asia breaks with Scottish Episcopal Church over gay marriage

Statement from the Synod of the Province of the Anglican Church in South East Asia – from the 2nd Meeting of its 6th Session in Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia, from 29-31 January, 2018.


Safeguarding Statement on George Bell

"Fresh information" received and will be investigated Safeguarding Team reports


Conservative Evangelicals reject transgender-lite liturgies

Comment by Reform on GS Misc 1178 Update on ‘Welcoming Transgender People’


Bishops block transgender prayers

"Welcoming Transgender People" statement from the Church of England's House of Bishops


Welby refuses to back away from Bell slur

Statement from Archbishop Justin Welby on George Bell


TEC leaders urge review of church's response to sexual harassment

Our church must examine its history and come to a fuller understanding of how it has handled or mishandled cases of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse through the years.


CoE releases report on the future of England's cathedrals

"Recent failures of governance and management within a small number of cathedrals have highlighted vulnerabilities and weaknesses across the sector, many of which have a financial basis" report finds


ACNA elects two suffragan bishops for the Armed Forces

The College of Bishops of the Anglican Church in North America has elected two suffragan bishops for the Special Jurisdiction of the Armed Forces and Chaplaincy.