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We had a wonderful time taking part in a webinar with 21 schools across Leicestershire this morning - some very challenging and profound questions from the children.
The Church of England educates one million children. We’re determined to make our schools places where every child can flourish. All bullying – including homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying – causes profound damage. It leads to higher level...
My thoughts and prayers are with the family of Ian Squire, the British man who we learned today was killed while being held hostage in Nigeria. Ian, an optician, was in Nigeria providing free vital medical aid to people. We pray for his family and fr...
Figures on foodbank use in Britain are utterly shocking. The Trussell Trust reports that between 1st April 2016 and 31st March 2017, its foodbank network provided 1,182,954 three day emergency food supplies, and many households in the UK are just one c...
The vocation of the church is to pray. In prayer, we bring before God the needs of the world and we cry out to God, lamenting the suffering of others and repenting of our own complicity, culpability and negligence in their plight. In prayer we are call...
I'm grateful for this meeting today with fellow presidents of the Council of Christians and Jews - its role is more important than ever.
It was deeply moving to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation with brothers and sisters from so many churches today. We are called to be united. You can read my sermon here: http://bit.ly/2ih7e1V
Congratulations to Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi, who is now installed as the new director of the Anglican Centre in Rome and my representative to the Holy See. The appointment of a former Primate to this post for the second time running shows the impor...
Recently I was at a communion service with Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Westminster. Five hundred years on from the Reformation, it remains impossible for Anglicans and Roman Catholics to receive communion together. So at ...
Praying for peaceful elections in Kenya this week. May the vulnerable be protected and this nation of peace flourish.
Find out how your church can get involved with the Church of England's Christmas campaign #GodWithUs:
Praying for every blessing for all those celebrating Diwali today.
#AntiSlaveryDay Jesus came saying that he proclaimed freedom for captives. Freedom is something that we take for granted, but it is the gift of God - it is the purpose of God. Those who purposefully constrain, confine and traffic and enslave people wi...
Delighted to announce two key appointments to the team at Lambeth - the Revd Canon Dr Flora Winfield will be Special Representative to the Commonwealth, and Rosemary Nuamah Williams joins us as Social and Public Affairs Adviser.
Positive talks here in Copenhagen on the church's mission in Europe with Anglican and Lutheran primates, including Archbishop Kari of Turku and Finland.
Deeply saddened by the brutal murder of Father Samaan, a Coptic Orthodox priest in Cairo. We pray for the church, for him and those who mourn him.
Jesus told stories to teach people about God’s love for them – and their lives were changed profoundly. We can have the same experience when we hear those stories today, and it can be especially powerful to hear them with others. Reading the story of t...
The Archbishop of Canterbury shared a link.
After the dreadful events in Las Vegas today, the Primates of the Anglican Communion who are meeting in Canterbury have sent this message to the Bishop of Nevada, the Rt Revd Dan Edwards: "We were greatly distressed to learn of the dreadful events in...
We’ve been celebrating today as 27 young Christians from churches around the world made a commitment to put Christ before everything else. This is the third group of people who’ve given a year of their lives to the Community of St Anselm here at Lamb...