The world’s top Christian leaders — Pope Francis, the archbishop of Canterbury and the spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians — will come together later this month to pray for peace alongside Jewish, Muslim and Buddhist representatives.
Parishes hint at separating from the church over comments from the Archbishop of Canterbury expressing more liberal views toward same-sex couples.
UK's Home Secretary and the Archbishop of Canterbury have launched a new scheme to encourage community groups to sponsor a refugee family.
Christian leaders around the world have been condemning the terror attack in Nice, where at least 84 were killed and scores more injured, with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby bemoaning that "human evil kills the innocent cruelly," and Patriarch Kirill wondering what is happening to the human race.
The Church of England’s spiritual leader will house a family of Syrian refugees in a cottage at his official London residence, Lambeth Palace, from next month, a local councillor said on Wednesday. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby,...Show More Summary
The archbishop of Canterbury has agreed to host a family of Syrian refugees in a four-bedroom cottage at his official London residence in Lambeth Palace next month, the borough council's deputy leader Paul McGlone said Wednesday. The Most Rev Justin Welby promised to take in refugees last September, offering shelter to those fleeing war-torn Syria. Show More Summary
ROUND ONE: Nigel Farage v Archbishop of Canterbury England's most senior cleric Justin Welby said Tuesday that Nigel Farage was "legitimizing racism" for claiming that a "Remain" vote could lead to migrant sex attacks. But Farage said...Show More Summary
ACCORDING to Justin Welby, the archbishop of Canterbury and head of the global Anglican Communion, there are times when "fear is a valid emotion." He is quoted as using that rather unexpected turn of phrase twice, in two different contexts, in the course of an interview with The House, a publication which follows parliamentary affairs...
A fragment of bone belonging to the murdered archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Becket, has returned to England from Hungary for the first time in 800 years.
A small piece of bone thought to belong to St Thomas Becket is, after centuries of exile in Hungary, returning to Canterbury Cathedral where the archbishop was murdered in 1170. Encased in a dazzling modern reliquary, the bone will be displayed in several Catholic and Protestant churches on its way...
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is advising Christians not to talk about their faith unless they're asked to do so.
Archbishop Warns Racism Is ‘Deeply Embedded’ In Society England’s most senior Christian cleric has warned that racism is “deeply embedded in so much of our culture” as he urged politicians to take care with populist rhetoric. Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, said that Britain...
England’s most senior Christian cleric has warned that racism is “deeply embedded in so much of our culture” as he urged politicians to take care with populist rhetoric. Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, said that Britain had...Show More Summary
Former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams came out in support of Cambridge Zero Carbon Society’s student campaign this week, calling on the university to divest from fossil fuels. Divestment amounts to the withdrawal of £5.8bn endowment in fossil fuels, and a commitment to sever links with fossil fuel companies like Shell and BP. Show More Summary
The Archbishop of Canterbury is the illegitimate son of Winston Churchill's private secretary.
April 19 was the death date in 1012, and the feast date in perpetuity, of Archbishop of Canterbury and Christian saint Aelfheah (also known as Alfege or Alphege). When harrying Danish invaders under Thorkell the Tall put Canterbury cathedral to the sack in 1011, they seized this Anglo-Saxon cleric too in expectation of adding a […]