The book, a religious text titled "The Faith and Practice of a Church of England-Man," outlived its own library.
According to a report published Thursday by the Church of England's Anti-Racism Taskforce, the church has not acted on previously reported issues of racism in the church.
"Yes of course" depictions of Jesus as a white man should be reconsidered, Archbishop Justin Welby said Friday.
"I'm ashamed of our history, and I'm ashamed of our failure," the archbishop of Canterbury said. "There is no doubt when we look at our own church that we are still deeply institutionally racist."
Anglican Episcopal Bishop Gavin Ashenden says the idea of opening putt-putt golf in the nave at Rochester Cathedral was "perhaps born of desperation."
Church of England rules require details of all baptisms to be recorded in publicly-available registers.
"When you put something out on social media, put the truth out," said Archbishop Justin Welby. "There is no such thing as an alternative fact. There is truth. There is absolute truth. There is opinion and there is truth."
The Church of England issued guidance to clergy on how to be "creative and sensitive" as they welcome transgender people into the faith.
A prominent faith leader in the U.K. says that evangelicals who support Trump cannot justifiably align their faith with the president's policies.
"There is a profound sense of commitment and seriousness both about their faith and about their lives together."
The Church's stance undermines our ability to speak with authority on other moral issues.
"It is remarkable that this is happening at one of the country's best known cathedrals."
Under new Church of England guidelines, 10,000 church spires could be used to provide superfast broadband to more areas in rural England.
The prayer asks for "honesty, openness and discernment" ahead of the June 23 vote.
Peter Ball served as a Church of England Bishop for 16 years.
48-year-old Reverend Libby Lane is the new Bishop of Stockport, overturning centuries of tradition in the Church
The chairman of the largest UK food bank provider blames government policy for the rise in hunger