The archbishop of Canterbury was to preside over the service Thursday, but critics said the notorious monarch should not be given such honors.
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 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
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 […]
On this day in 1170, Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, was assassinated inside Canterbury Cathedral by followers of King Henry II.
Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, England, has refused to discuss the reasons behind his opposition to same-sex marriage
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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 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
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
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...
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
Church of England leader the Most Rev Justin Welby has admitted in a recent interview that he sometimes has doubts in God's existence. The Archbishop of Canterbury stressed, however, that there is room for doubt in faith, and that God remains faithful even when people are not.
Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, says there are moments he thinks, “Is there a God” and “Where is God?” His thoughtful words should shock no-one.
Justin Welby tells BBC radio interviewer there are moments when he doubts – but he is certain about the existence of Jesus The archbishop of Canterbury has admitted to having doubts about the existence of God and disclosed that on a recent morning jog with his dog he questioned why the Almighty had...