Provincial press releases

Bishops’ statement on EU Referendum

Here is a statement from the Bishops of the Church in Wales following the EU Referendum:

“In facing the outcome of the EU Referendum, we commend a period of calm and reflection as the UK seeks to find its way forward in this new situation.

“As Christians we hold to the Gospel values of truthfulness, inclusion, and respect; and so after the passionate debate, we pray for reconciliation amongst the divided factions in our nations, communities and families.

“We pray for the United Kingdom and for our partners in Europe and the rest of the world at this time of uncertainty, as we continue to work together to build a just and peaceful future in which all people can flourish.”

The Bishops are:
The Archbishop of Wales, Dr Barry Morgan
The Bishop of Swansea and Brecon, John Davies
The Bishop of St Davids, Wyn Evans
The Bishop of Bangor, Andy John
The Bishop of St Asaph, Gregory Cameron
The Bishop of Monmouth, Richard Pain
The Assistant Bishop of Llandaff, David Wilbourne