New Bishop of Croydon announced
It has been announced that Dr Rosemarie Mallett, currently Archdeacon of Croydon, is to be the next Bishop of Croydon. We congratulate her and look forward to welcoming her to St Mark’s in due course. Read More
Gafcon forms new diocese in Australia — and is welcomed by the Archbishop of Sydney
THE former Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies, has been named as the first bishop of a new Gafcon diocese in Australia. The creation of the Diocese of the Southern Cross was announced on Monday at the inaugural Gafcon Australasia Conference, he...
West must help Afghanistan despite Taliban misrule, says aid agency
THE Afghan people cannot be abandoned to their fate, Christian Aid has said — one year after the Taliban overthrew the elected government (News, 20 August 2021). The international development charity said on the anniversary on Monday that the next...
Archbishop Welby appalled by attack on Rushdie and threats against Rowling
THE Archbishop of Canterbury has defended free speech after the attack on Salman Rushdie, who was stabbed repeatedly during a public event in New York on Friday. And he called the death threats made against J. K. Rowling after she tweeted her supp...
Condolences sent to Coptic Church after Egyptian blaze kills worshippers
CHURCH leaders around the world have expressed horror and sorrow for the victims of an electrical fire which swept through an Egyptian Coptic Christian church during the Sunday morning eucharist. At least 41 people were killed as people attempted ...
Church of England to offer survivors therapeutic support until full Redress Scheme in place
THE Archbishops’ Council has amended the terms of reference of the interim support scheme for survivors of church-based abuse, to allow applications for professional therapy beyond the original 12-month period set out. In 2020, in response to a re...
10th Sunday after Trinity
DOES human society need peace and security if it is to flourish? In this year’s world ranking of safest countries, Britain comes in at 34 out of 163. A school report might say, “Should do better.” But it could be worse. By the same index, the four...
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