“Who will rid me of this turbulent priest?!” – A remark allegedly uttered by England’s King Henry II, said to have unwittingly incited the murder of Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury. Canterbury Cathedral is probably one of England’s most well-known and popular historic buildings. Still the base the Church of England even today, it has […]
In 2004, I wrote a piece for Slate about efforts by Rowan Williams, then the archbishop of Canterbury, to soothe divisions within the worldwide Anglican Communion over homosexuality. I suggested that it was unlikely that Williams would be able to preserve unity between the liberal-minded U.S. Episcopal...
The head of the U.S. Episcopal Church is refusing to back down from its support for gay marriage despite being reprimanded by The Anglican Church and the Archbishop of Canterbury. As we reported earlier today, the Anglican Church has suspended the U.… Read The post U.S. Episcopal Leader Says Church Won’t Back Down on Gay Marriage appeared first on Towleroad.
The archbishop of Canterbury's hope for Anglicanism to accommodate serious doctrinal disagreements obviously depended on the issue never coming to a vote.
Leaders of the worldwide Anglican church are meeting at Canterbury Cathedral this week, with some observers predicting an open schism over homosexuality. There is fear that archbishops from six African countries – Uganda, Kenya, Nigeria,...Show More Summary
ON JANUARY 11th, 38 leaders of Anglican provinces around the world will begin a five-day meeting in Canterbury, the spiritual home of the global Anglican communion. They have been invited by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby...Show More Summary
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has said that the possible split in the Anglican Communion due to "profound disagreement" over homosexuality would set a bad example for the world.
The issue of gay marriage is threatening to split apart the Anglican Communion ahead of an important summit in Canterbury in England next week, with African and Asian leaders threatening to walk out on Archbishop Justin Welby.
The Church celebrates the optional memorial of St. Thomas Becket, bishop and martyr. He was born in London and after studying in Paris, he first became chancellor to the king and then in 1162 was chosen Archbishop of Canterbury. He went...Show More Summary
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, had a more uncompromising message for the 'mad dogs' of the Islamic State (IS) than certain politicians I could mention. Let's hope that 2016 marks a turning point for combatting this death...Show More Summary
The Church of England formally opposes redefining marriage.
Donald Brind on Friday – from a Labour pespective “‘Oh gosh, yes,’ said the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby when asked if the terror attacks in Paris had caused him to doubt God. They had, he said, put a ‘chink in his armour’ of faith. But he warned against a knee-jerk military response, saying: ‘Two […]
Evangelical leader the Rev. Franklin Graham responded to a recent story of the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby doubting God's presence in the wake of the Paris terror attacks, by stating that the Bible warns that things will only get worse.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev. Justin Welby, has admitted that the terror attacks in Paris have made him doubt the presence of God.
Well, it’s something, I suppose, that the Archbishops of Canterbury and York didn’t sign that ill-advised letter last month from… The post Cameron should listen to Syrian bishops, not the Anglican ones appeared first on Spectator Bl...
Supporters of the United Nations and Progressive goal were thrilled when the UN released their Sustainable Development Goals, which are kind of about everything READ NOW: The Archbishop of Canterbury
As we consider the leadership failures that led to the current debacle at Volkswagen, we can take a lesson from English history.Henry II, facing a disagreement with Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Beckett in 1164, is reported to have...Show More Summary
The concept of inclusive capitalism and the associated idea of inclusive growth are about a fundamental recalibration of our understanding of the purposes of capitalism and wealth creation. For me, this recalibration is about an active...Show More Summary
Andrew Chandler & Charlotte Hansen (eds.), Observing Vatican II: The Confidential Reports of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Representative, Bernard Pawley, 1961-1964 (Camden Fifth Series, 43; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013). Show More Summary
Mitres off to the Archbishop of Canterbury for inviting ‘a family or two’ of refugees into his home. Well, not specifically into his home but into a four-bedroom cottage that… Continue reading The post Charity now begins at your second home appeared first on Spectator Blogs.