Archbishop of Canterbury

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June 6, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has spoken of the danger that “fear of the other” poses to “Christian witness and presence.” Speaking to the General Assembly of the Conference of European Churches, meeting in Novi Sad, Serbia, he said that churches...

May 17, 2018

The following clip is taken from an interview with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby on the eve of the royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Courtesy of Press Association.

May 10, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The archbishop of Canterbury has told African Anglican leaders that the strength of the church on the continent is a gift to the world and that it has the ability to shape the globe – but it must move forward. Speaking at a regional primates meeting of the...

April 19, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Work began on a new, bigger library at Lambeth Palace on April 20 when Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby symbolically “broke ground” for the building.

It is the first new building at the Palace in more than 100 years. The new library will bring...

April 15, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has said that the Commonwealth of Nations will last and be a blessing to the world – if it continues to put its word into action. His comments came in a sermon during a special evensong service at Westminster Abbey...

March 26, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has repeated his offer to contribute to any peace negotiations while violence continues to erupt in some parts of Nigeria.

“I once again exhort President Muhammadu Buhari and other authorities, civil and...

March 6, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has used his position as a member of the House of Lords – the upper house of Britain’s Parliament – to ask the British government how they are responding to “the escalating violence and suppression of peaceful...

March 4, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Communion Fund, an initiative of the archbishop of Canterbury to support churches and provinces around the Anglican Communion as well as the archbishop of Canterbury’s international ministry, has appointed a chief executive. Safiya Nyirongo, who...

February 20, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has led tributes from Anglican leaders to the iconic United States evangelist Billy Graham, who died Feb. 21 at his home in North Carolina. “When it comes to a living and lasting influence upon the worldwide church he can...

February 15, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] In a wide-ranging interview with the Church Times to mark five years in office, the archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has said that the Anglican Communion is in “a better place” than it was five years ago. He described the question as “a hostage to...

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