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

Religion News Service | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 09.19.2015 | Religion

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

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...

Church Of England Accused Of Double Standards On Low Wages

Reuters | Estelle Shirbon | Posted 04.25.2015 | Religion

The Church of England was accused of double standards by a newspaper and lawmakers on Monday for offering jobs in cathedrals at lower wages than tho...

The Archbishop Of Canterbury Is Battling Pneumonia

AP | Posted 12.26.2014 | Religion

LONDON (AP) — Church of England officials say Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has pneumonia. Officials said Friday that Welby is resting at h...

Head Of Anglican Church: ‘There Is A Possibility That We Will Not Hold Together'

Religion News Service | Trevor Grundy | Posted 12.09.2014 | Religion

CANTERBURY, England (RNS) In a lengthy interview in The Times of London, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby predicted that the Anglican Communion m...

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 Justin Welby To Honor Fallen Journalists | Posted 09.29.2014 | Religion

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby, will attend a Service to commemorate those journalists, cameramen and support staff who ...

Catholic and Protestant Church Clergy To Work Together For Richard III's Burial

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 03.23.2015 | Religion

King Richard III ruled for two short years, between 1483 and 1485, before he was defeated by the future Henry VII during the Battle of Bosworth, accor...

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...

Church of England Makes Historic Move On Women Bishops

The Huffington Post | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 07.18.2014 | Religion

The General Synod of the Church of England voted today that women can be consecrated as bishops, two years after a similar measure was controversially...

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...

Pope Francis And Archbishop Of Canterbury Vow To Fight Human Trafficking

AP | Nicole Winfield | Posted 06.16.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis and the archbishop of Canterbury denounced human trafficking as a crime against human dignity Monday and pledged to...

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...

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.

African Christians Will Be Killed If Church Of England Accepts Gay Marriage, Suggests Archbishop

Posted 04.04.2014 | Religion

Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, stressed the need for a global focus when considering reform within the Church of England, specifically wi...

Traditionalist Anglicans Protest 'False Gospel' Of LGBT Inclusion

Reuters | Edmund Blair | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

NAIROBI, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Western churches risk widening a rift in the Anglican Communion if they follow North America by blessing same-sex marria...

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 ...

Jaweed Kaleem

Royal Wedding Officiant Visits US | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 05.16.2013 | Religion

In his 36 years as a priest in the Church of England, the Rev. John Hall never thought he would become best-known for being part of a wedding. But ...

A Memoir Of Babylon, 10 Years Later

Pierre Whalon | Posted 06.02.2013 | Religion
Pierre Whalon

The unintended consequences of Operation Iraqi Freedom will have to be endured by us all for a very long time. Ten years after, it is still as if we are just getting started.

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...

New Anglican Head Challenged By Gays Having Enduring Relationships Of "Stunning" Quality

AP | MATT DUNHAM | Posted 05.21.2013 | Religion

LONDON — The new archbishop of Canterbury was formally enthroned Thursday – and questions about the Church of England's opposition to same...

New Archbishop Of Canterbury Confirmed

Religion News Service | Trevor Grundy | Posted 02.04.2013 | Religion

LONDON (RNS) Justin Welby was confirmed Monday (Feb. 4) as the new archbishop of Canterbury at a centuries-old service at St. Paul's Cathedral, six we...