Archbishop of Canterbury

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February 7, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The primates of the Anglican Communion should have a greater say in the appointments of future archbishops of Canterbury, the current archbishop, Justin Welby, said Feb. 8. Welby made his comments during a debate at the Church of England’s General Synod on the...

February 6, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Rev.  Joanna Udal, former secretary for Anglican Communion Affairs for the Archbishops of Canterbury, has been awarded the Cross of St. Augustine for services to the Anglican Communion by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby. Udal served both Archbishop of...

February 5, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] A group of 33 recently appointed bishops are spending a week at Canterbury Cathedral – the Anglican Communion’s mother church – as part of a global induction program. They are taking part in the new bishops’ course, which happens every February. It provides an...

January 24, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Tens of thousands of Christians from churches around the world are expected to take part once again in a global wave of prayer for evangelism between Ascension and Pentecost. Thy Kingdom Come began two years ago as an invitation from the Archbishops of...

December 21, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The archbishop of Canterbury’s ecumenical Christmas letter to churches around the world.

“Do not be afraid; for see – I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people” (Luke 2:10)

Earlier this year I made a...

December 13, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The entire episode of the Dec. 14 Today Programme on BBC Radio Four, Britain’s flagship national radio news breakfast program, was broadcast live from Lambeth Palace, the London home and office of archbishops of Canterbury for nearly 800 years. And Archbishop...

November 29, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The first Persian woman to become a bishop was consecrated by the Archbishop of Canterbury Nov. 30 during a service in Canterbury Cathedral. Guli Francis-Dehqani, the daughter of the former bishop of Iran, Hassan Dehqani-Tafti, will serve as the first suffragan...

November 29, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] In a rare political intervention, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has explicitly criticized the U.S. President Donald Trump for retweeting anti-Muslim videos posted by a British far-right extremist group. Welby said “it is deeply disturbing that the...

November 26, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, has urged faith leaders across the world to identify with the global campaign against gender-based violence. In a video message for Christian Aid, Britain’s ecumenical aid agency which he chairs, Rowan said...

November 21, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia have spoken out in support of Christians in the Middle East. Welby was in Moscow for a three-day visit, during which he formally presented and introduced the new chaplain to...

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