Archbishop Ian Ernest of Mauritius appointed Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome

Posted on: May 17, 2019  Archbishop Ian Ernest will be the next Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome and the Archbishop of Canterbury’s next Personal Representative to the Holy See Photo Credit: Diocese of Mauritius Archbishop Ian Ernest, the Bishop of Mauritius and former Primate of the Anglican Church of the Indian Ocean, is … Continue reading “Archbishop Ian Ernest of Mauritius appointed Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome”

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s royal wedding sermon lands UK religious broadcasting award

Posted on: May 16, 2019 Presiding Bishop Michael Curry preaches at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle – now the Duke and Duchess of Sussex – at Windsor Castle in May last year. ______________________________________________________________ The Presiding Bishop of the US-based Episcopal Church, Michael Curry, will receive the 2019 Sandford St Martin Trustees’ Award … Continue reading “Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s royal wedding sermon lands UK religious broadcasting award”

“Christians make up 80 per cent of believers persecuted for their faith”, report finds

Posted on: May 10, 2019 The Bishop of Truro, Philip Mounstephen, and Britain’s Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, listen as the leader of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales, the Archbishop of Westminster Cardinal Vincent Nichols, addresses an audience at the launch of the UK Government’s Review into the persecution of Christians earlier this … Continue reading ““Christians make up 80 per cent of believers persecuted for their faith”, report finds”

Tributes paid following death of former Archbishop of York, Lord Habgood

Posted on: March 7, 2019  The former Archbishop of York John Habgood addressing a nuclear disarmament conference in Amsterdam, in November 1981 Photo Credit: Rob Bogaerts / Anefo / Nationaal Archief / Spaarnestad Photo (Dutch National Archives) The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, has led tributes to one of his predecessors, Lord John Habgood, … Continue reading “Tributes paid following death of former Archbishop of York, Lord Habgood”

Queen Elizabeth attends Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey in London

Posted on: March 12, 2019 Photo Credit: All photos: Picture Partnership / Westminster Abbey [ACNS, by Lucy Cowpland] Senior members of Britain’s royal family, led by Queen Elizabeth II, attended the annual Commonwealth Day Service at Westminster Abbey yesterday (Monday). The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 53 independent and equal sovereign states, all of … Continue reading “Queen Elizabeth attends Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey in London”