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Sins before our eyes: Modern slavery

Katherine Marshall | Posted 02.08.2017 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

"There are more people in slavery today than at any time in human history." Thus reads a declaration signed in Istanbul on February 7 by two of the wo...

Archbishop Of Canterbury To Open Home To Syrian Refugee Family

Reuters | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.08.2016 | Religion

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 ...

Archbishop Of Canterbury Calls Trump's Muslim Ban Un-Christian

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.10.2016 | Religion

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is not a fan of Donald Trump. During a parliamentary committee hearing on Tuesday, The Anglican Church leader jo...

Bone Fragment Of Murdered Archbishop Of Canterbury Returns Home

Reuters | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.25.2016 | Religion

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 y...

Talking Religion in Davos: Faith in the 4th Industrial Revolution

Frank Fredericks | Posted 03.30.2017 | Religion
Frank Fredericks

This year at the World Economic Forum, I had the profound privilege of joining faith leaders to discuss Modern Faith, exploring what religion may look like as we continue deeper into the 21st Century.

Can the World Wide Web Put Humpty Dumpty Denominations Back Together?

Rev. Keith Anderson | Posted 11.17.2016 | Religion
Rev. Keith Anderson

In this new digital context, denominations should be fostering unity without conformity, supporting theological identity, nurturing and facilitating networks without absorbing them, training whip smart and innovative leaders, providing inspiration, helping us serve our neighbors at scale.

The Meaning of Inclusive Capitalism in the Words of The Most Revd and Rt Hon Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury

Inclusive Capitalism | Posted 09.24.2016 | Business
Inclusive Capitalism

Inclusive capitalism is about reconnecting wealth creation and social justice -- not only encouraging companies to pursue a corporate social responsibility program, but about challenging and supporting them to pursue a culture and a business model that has at its heart a deeply rooted understanding of the common good.

Archbishop Of Canterbury Justin Welby Is Proposing Big Changes For The Anglican Communion

Religion News Service | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.13.2017 | Religion

CANTERBURY, England (RNS) A proposal to loosen the ties of the bitterly divided Anglican Communion drew mostly favorable reactions in Britain, while A...

Here's How You Can Kick It With The Archbishop Of Canterbury

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 02.27.2015 | Religion

Ever wanted to kick it with the Archbishop of Canterbury? Here’s your chance. Justin Welby, the senior bishop of the worldwide Anglican Communio...

The Church Of England Officially Shatters Its Stained-Glass Ceiling

Religion News Service | Trevor Grundy | Posted 11.17.2014 | Religion

CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Twenty years after women were ordained as priests, the Church of England is set to appoint its first woman bishop by year’...

Archbishop Of Canterbury Justin Welby Admits He Sometimes Doubts The Existence Of God

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 09.18.2014 | Religion

Even the Archbishop of Canterbury struggles with doubt. During a BBC interview, the Most Reverend Justin Welby admitted that at times, he questions...

Archbishop Justin Welby Speaks Out On Gaza Conflict

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.31.2014 | Religion

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby released a statement on Wednesday calling for the end to the violence in Gaza and encouraging churches to pray f...

Will The Church Of England Finally Allow Women Bishops?

Religion News Service | Trevor Grundy | Posted 07.10.2014 | Religion

CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Women’s rights activists greeted with delight signs the Church of England is poised to relent and allow women to be consec...

LOOK: Church Of England Celebrates Twenty Years Of Women Priests

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.06.2014 | Religion

The Church of England celebrated its 20th anniversary of the ordination of women priests on May 3, 2014, with a joyful procession from Westminster Abb...

A Tale of Three Bishops

Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson | Posted 06.18.2014 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson

No matter how many times someone stands up with blood on their hands and says, "I massacred this Christian because you allow two people of the same gender to marry each other," it does not make it true.

It's Time to Stop Pitting 'Christian Neighborliness' Against Christian Truth

Scott MacDougall | Posted 06.07.2014 | Religion
Scott MacDougall

It is time for those who see little or no theological validity in the blessing of same-gender partnerships to stop pitting the presence of God's grace in committed LGBT relationships against the "weak" consciences of Christians "over there" who supposedly cannot handle it.

Archbishop of Canterbury chooses pathetic over prophetic

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 06.04.2014 | Religion
Rev. Susan Russell

My reaction: Sad but sadly not surprising. The sad part is, how can our hearts not break when members of our human family fall victim to the scourge of sectarian violence?

Former Archbishop Tells 'Persecuted' British Christians To 'Grow Up'

Posted 08.16.2013 | Religion

Western Christians need to "grow up" and stop complaining of "persecution," said Lord Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, at the Edin...

Church Of England Makes Good

Religion News Service | Trevor Grundy | Posted 07.30.2013 | Religion

CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said he was embarrassed and irritated following revelations that the Church of England...

Church Of England Votes In Favor Of Ordaining Women Bishops

Reuters | Adam Jourdan | Posted 07.09.2013 | Religion

(Reuters) - The Church of England's law-making body voted on Monday in favor of ordaining women bishops, but it will be at least two years before the ...

Hopes Of Reconciliation

Reuters | Catherine Hornby | Posted 08.14.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY, June 14 (Reuters) - Pope Francis and the new head of the world's Anglicans acknowledged deep differences over issues ranging from gay ...

Archbishop Of Canterbury To Meet With Gay Rights Activist

Posted 04.17.2013 | Religion

By Trevor Grundy Religion News Service CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The new archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, will hold talks with gay rights ...

Archbishop Of Canterbury Justin Welby Puts Focus On 'Reconciliation'

Posted 03.26.2013 | Religion

By Kim Lawton Religion News Service COVENTRY, England (RNS) As the new archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby is spiritual leader to nearly 80 mi...

New Leader Of World's Anglicans Enthroned Amidst Turmoil

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2013 | Religion

By Shadia Nasralla CANTERBURY, England, March 21 (Reuters) - The new spiritual leader of the world's Anglicans was enthroned by a fema...

Fighting Illini Fight To Right The World

Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 05.09.2013 | Religion
Dr. Cindi Love

The YMCA at the University of Illinois isn't a place where you show up to swim. It is a place where you learn to show up in the world on behalf of vulnerable people and failing eco systems.