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

 

Angelina Jolie visits Lambeth Palace

The meeting of the actress and archbishop came as part of Ms. Jolie marked the fifth anniversary of the founding of her Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative (PSVI).

 

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 

 

Welby meets Buhari in London

Archbishop of Canterbury visits ailing Nigerian president at home of the Nigerian High Commissioner in London

 

The Atonement and the New York Times

In an otherwise commendable article on an abuse story from the Church of England, the New York Times offers stereotypical stock characters. While the facts are there in the story, the call to empathy, understanding diverse points of view and thinking critically about one’s own beliefs is noticeably absent.

 

Bishop of Newcastle resigns

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

 

Bishop's resignation shows some didn't get the memo on mutual flourishing of men and women in the Church of England

You would be forgiven if you had failed to note the recent news that the soon to be Bishop of Sheffield has decided to step down from the post before officially taking it up, writes the CoE's director of Communications Arun Arora