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Archbishop Welby Says His Worst Hate Mail Are From Christians; Points Out Lack of 'Secure Tolerance' in Faith Groups

The Archbishop of Canterbury the Most Rev. Justin Welby said that the worst "poison pen letters" he receives are from other Christians. The leader of the Anglican Communion said that Christian groups are failing to show tolerance to one another, and said that religious leaders should look to confront the "profound differences" between faiths.

Anglican Archbishop Welby: 'Dishonest' Unity That All Faiths Are Same May Fuel Religious Extremism

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev Justin Welby, has warned that pretending that all faiths are the same or united is "dishonest," and may be helping to fuel religious extremism.

Blitzed on Benzedrine

Lore has it that those viewing naughty books in the British Museum could once do so only with the Archbishop of Canterbury in attendance. Such pastoral care may be advisable… Read more The post Blitzed on Benzedrine appeared first on The Spectator.

In English Cathedral, Final Rest Nears for King Richard III

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The archbishop of Canterbury was to preside over the service Thursday, but critics said the notorious monarch should not be given such honors.

Justin Welby, The Archbishop Of Canterbury, Wants YOU At Lambeth Palace

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Ever wanted to kick it with the Archbishop of Canterbury? Here’s your chance. Justin Welby, the senior bishop of the worldwide Anglican Communion and a self-described “spiritual magpie,” is looking for a few good young men and womenShow More Summary

The Archbishop Of Canterbury Says Twitter Is No Place For Arguments

The Archbishop of Canterbury claims that disagreeing on social media is against the Bible's teachings. The Most Revd Justin Welby published a blog post on Wednesday where he expresses concerns for online disputes, suggesting platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and blogs are not the best place to settle disputes. Show More Summary

What Fairy Tales Teach Us About Hope

Rowan Williams, the theologian and former Archbishop of Canterbury, explores their meaning: One way of understanding the fairy tale is to see it as dramatising the human confrontation with nature and “the impenetrability of destiny”. Our environment, the fairy tale says, is unpredictably hostile and destructive; it is also unpredictably full of resource. Family members […]

Fighting vainly the old Anouilh

5 months agoArts : Parterre Box

On this day in 1170, Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, was assassinated inside Canterbury Cathedral by followers of King Henry II.

Archbishop Of Canterbury Refuses To Explain Why He Opposes Same-Sex Marriage - VIDEO

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, England, has refused to discuss the reasons behind his opposition to same-sex marriage

Thomas a Becket and the CIA Torture Report

In the year 1170, King Henry II was engaged in a furious power struggle with Thomas a Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury. Becket had been a close ally of the king, who had appointed him to reform the Church and cede more power to the throne. Show More Summary

Britain Should Stay in EU, Says Ex-Archbishop of Canterbury

Former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Williams has waded into the debate on Britain’s membership of the European Union, voicing his support for the country remaining part of the bloc. The controversial cleric even indicated that he may...Show More Summary

Anglican leader says plight of hungry in Britain more shocking than in Africa

6 months agoReligion : FaithWorld

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said he found seeing the hungry in Britain to be less serious but more shocking than the plight of those starving in some places in Africa.

Don't Let The State Ruin Food Banks, Says Pioneer

One of the pioneers of British Food Banks has hit out at the Archbishop of Canterbury's call for them to be nationalised as part of a new government department called Feeding Britain. Robin Aitken, who set-up the Oxford Food Bank, said...Show More Summary

Archbishop of Canterbury Backs Calls for National Food Bank Service

The Archbishop of Canterbury has backed a report calling on the government to spend at least £150 million on food banks. Writing in the Mail on Sunday he has said that “hunger stalks large parts of our country.” However, a number ofShow More Summary

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Sunday 7 Dec 2014

ARCHBISHOP STUNNED BY UK HUNGER The Archbishop of Canterbury says he was left more shocked by the plight of Britain's hunger-stricken poor than suffering in African refugee camps. The Most Rev Justin Welby said food is being wasted at "astonishing" levels across the UK despite the fact that hunger "stalks large parts" of the country. Show More Summary

Church of England 'May Split' Over Gay Marriage, Warns Archbishop

The Church of England may split despite the Archbishop of Canterbury’s best efforts to hold it together, as the views of evangelical men and the rest of the Anglican Communion are drifting further apart over issues such as gay marriage and abortion. Show More Summary

Former Archbishop of Canterbury: Let Primary School Teachers Wear the Niqab

Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has again courted controversy, by opining that primary school teachers should be allowed to wear the niqab, or veil, while teaching. During an interview with the Christian think-tank Theos,...Show More Summary

'Witch marks' found in 17th-century English home

Archaeologists have uncovered some unusual carvings on the floorboards of Knole, a historic home in Kent, England. The Knole site was acquired by the Archbishops of Canterbury in the 15th Century, and it was given to Henry VIII and remodeled in the 17th century. Show More Summary

Archbishop of Canterbury warns against racist rhetoric in immigration debate

7 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The Archbishop of Canterbury warned against a rise in racist language in Britain amid a growing political debate over immigration. “What we are seeing is an upsurge of minor racist, anti-Semitic, anti-Islamic, anti-foreigner xenophobic — not major things, just comments being...

He’s On To Something: Anglican Archbishop Justin Welby Sometimes Thinks That God Doesn’t Exist

Let's give him props for honesty:The archbishop of Canterbury -- the spiritual leader of the world's 80 million Anglican Christians -- has admitted he sometimes doubts whether God actually exists. Justin Welby made the comments during...Show More Summary

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