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August 22, 2016

[Anglican Alliance] Churches across the world will be marking this year’s Season of Creation with services and times of worship that celebrate God’s creation and serve as a reminder of humanity’s duty to safeguard the earth.

The season runs from Sept. 1 to Oct. 4, and Archbishop...

August 12, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The silencing of abuse victims is itself a form of abuse “as bad if not worse than the first betrayal,” Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said. The archbishop made his comments in a foreword to the current issue of Crucible, which bills itself as...

July 12, 2016

[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has called for the leaders in South Sudan to cease hostilities immediately and accept mediation.

Welby also appealed to all those close to the leaders to seek to persuade them to accept such urgent mediation. Those who will...

July 5, 2016

[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, speaking in the U.K. Parliament’s House of Lords during a debate on the EU referendum, called for a spirit of hope but stressed that widening inequality is the biggest challenge to overcome if the U.K. is to flourish...

June 24, 2016

[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Archbishop of York John Sentamu have issued the following joint statement this morning after the U.K. voted to leave the European Union.

On Thursday, millions of people from across the United Kingdom voted...

June 14, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has set out his support for the U.K.’s continuing membership in the European Union. Voters in the U.K. will vote in a referendum on June 23 to decide whether they will leave or remain in the 28-member political and...

June 7, 2016

[Lambeth Palace] On the final day of his pilgrimage to Cappadocia in Turkey, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby gave this address during Vespers in the former church of St. Constantine and St. Helena in Sinasos.

All-Holiness, Beloved Brother in Christ,

Christos aneste...

May 24, 2016

Bishop William Mchombo (fifth from left) was part of a delegation of church leaders who accompanied the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby to a meeting with Zambian President Edgar Lungu (third from left) last month. Photo: Gavin Drake/Anglican Communion News Service

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May 18, 2016

[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has given his strong support to the work of community-based responses to the global AIDS epidemic.

In a video message released in advance of this year’s High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS (June 8-10), Welby...

April 28, 2016

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby April 8 reports to the Anglican Consultative Council about the January meeting of the communion’s leaders – known as primates – during which those leaders called for consequences on the Episcopal Church for its decision to allow same-sex marriage. Photo:...

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