Brazilian archbishop's statement in the wake of the Mariana dam break

The bursting of the Fundão and Santarém dams, of the mineral company Samarco, controlled by the Vale do Rio Doce and by the Anglo-Australian company BHP, occurred on the 5th November, provoking an


Preacher to papal household addresses General Synod

Sermon by Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, chaplain to the papal household, delivered at Westminster Abbey on 24 Nov 2015 to the General Synod of the Church of England


World War III has begun Archbishop of Canterbury tells synod

Text of the Archbishop of Canterbury's Presidential Address to the Church of England's General Synod on 24 Nov 2015


Pope Francis appoints first bishop of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter

HOUSTON — Pope Francis has named the Rev. Monsignor Steven J. Lopes to be the first bishop of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St.


The Queen's speech at the Inauguration of the Tenth General Synod of the Church of England

Following a service of Holy Communion in Westminster Abbey, the Archbishop of Canterbury welcomed Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh to the Inaugural Group of Sessions of the Tenth General Synod.


Patrick Sookhdeo steps down from Barnabas Aid

It is with great sorrow that the board of trustees of Barnabas Aid International announce the resignation of Dr Patrick Sookhdeo as a trustee of Barnabas Aid International and from his positions as


Seven reasons to ban the Lord's Prayer

Britain woke up this morning to the news that the Lord’s Prayer has been banned from cinemas.


Archbishop of Canterbury on the Church of England's prayer advert

Archbishop Justin Welby commented today on the decision by leading cinemas not to show the Church of England's 'Just Pray' advert.


Groundbreaking for Zimbabwe college

To mark the 34th anniversary of its foundation, the Diocese of Manicaland in Eastern Zimbabwe has broken ground on the construction of a new college for women.


Bishop Gray of Te Waipounamu dead at 68

The Maori bishop who had been suspended by the Archbishops of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia in February for criticizing Muslim leaders for their silence in the wake of ISIS terror has died.