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Colonialism inspired ISIS extremists, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby says

Daily Mail - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Archbishop of Canterbury said yesterday that Britain must confront its historic responsibility for conflict in the Middle East.
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Archbishop of Canterbury reflecting on religiously-justified violence during his Belfast lecture

Alan in Belfast (blog) - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby was back in Belfast tonight to deliver the Church of Ireland's annual theological lecture at Queen's University, reflecting on the nature of religiously-justified violence and particularly on the nature of the ...

Former Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams to speak at Peterborough charity conference

Peterborough Telegraph - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
The former Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams is to speak at a conference held by charity Hope into Action. Dr Williams will be speaking on 'Why the church should engage with the homeless' when he visits Peterborough on March 11.

Justin Welby reveals 'I Am With You' as the Archbishop's Lent book for 2016

ChristianToday - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
For decades, Archbishops of Canterbury have commissioned a Lent book, concentrating on theological or devotional Christian themes around the topic of Lent.

Join Archbishop Welby's Ash Wednesday service - on Facebook

Anglicannews - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
The intimate service will take place in the 800-year old chapel at Lambeth Palace, the London home of the Archbishop of Canterbury, and will be attended by staff of Archbishop Justin Welby and members of the Community of St Ansem, the international ...

Archbishops set aside Pentecost 2016 in bid to evangelise England

ChristianToday - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York, Justin Welby and Dr John Sentamu, are calling cathedrals and other churches to use the week running up to Pentecost Sunday on May 15 to pray for new followers to Christ.

Stroud nostalgia: Archbishop of Canterbury in Painswick crash

Stroud News and Journal - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
THERE was a frosty shock for the Archbishop of Canterbury in 1986, when his car slid off the road near Painswick Beacon and stopped above a 30 foot drop.

Justin Welby tells Hatton robber 'being famous must now seem like a pretty poor reward' - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
Justin Welby tells Hatton robber 'being famous must now seem like a pretty poor reward'. THE Archbishop of Canterbury has declined to help one of the jailed “Diamond Wheezers” Hatton Garden robbers, telling him “being famous must now seem like a pretty ...
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Ash Wednesday 2016: It's the start of Lent – how is it observed and why do we give things up? - ‎15 hours ago‎
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby Photo: REUTERS. At present, Easter falls on the first Sunday following the first full moon after the vernal equinox around March 21.

Welby tells Belfast audience: 'We must go to the cross for reconciliation'

Belfast Newsletter - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The Archbishop of Canterbury the Most Revd and Rt Hon Justin Welby speaks at the Elmwood Hall at Queen's University Belfast, on Monday night to deliver the Church of Ireland theological lecture.

Why the next Tory leader is likely to be in the 'Leave' camp - ‎1 hour ago‎
She said that, having been, as she saw it, fobbed off by the Diocese of Chichester when she first made her allegations in 1995, she later (in about 2010) emailed Rowan Williams, the then Archbishop of Canterbury, about this. She says she got no reply.
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Episcopal Church Won't Stop Supporting Gay Marriage Despite Anglican Suspension, Says Bishop

Christian Post - ‎14 hours ago‎
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby (Photo: Reuters/Toby Melville)The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby (L) speaks with protestors in the grounds of Canterbury Cathedral in Canterbury, southern Britain January 15, 2016.

Archbishops launch evangelism week of prayer

Church Times - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
ALL serving clergy in the Church of England will soon receive a letter from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York asking them to take part in a week of prayer for evangelism at Pentecost.
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Prince Charles holds talks with community leaders from different religions who stood 'arm in arm' during London riots

Evening Standard - ‎10 hours ago‎
Mr Poulson, who is now the Archbishop of Canterbury's adviser for inter-religious affairs, said afterwards: "They talked about their own experiences, their own backgrounds and encouraged him (Charles) and thanked him for contributing to the debate.

Anglican churches across globe at different stages in dealing with LGBTQ rights

Vancouver Courier - ‎9 hours ago‎
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the head of the church, is credited with preventing a complete implosion. Yet even in the seeming backlash to gay marriage, one of Canada's top Anglicans says he sees signs of progress.

Chris Bryant wants to ban Tom Jones's Delilah for 'inciting wife beating'

Daily Mail - ‎6 hours ago‎
Once, I looked round behind me at the VIP box to see who else was joining in, and the Archbishop of Canterbury (then Rowan Williams) certainly was.
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Nigerian Anglican Primate Says Nothing has changed after Canterbury Meeting

Virtue Online - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
The evangelical Anglican archbishop of the largest province in the Anglican Communion said that it had been the collective resolution of the GAFCON Group for several years that it would not participate in any gathering in the Anglican Communion to ...

Lent: six bleak weeks that unite faithful churchgoers and Facebook oversharers

The Guardian - ‎18 hours ago‎
I don't know how many people were actually at an Ash Wednesday service this morning, but I imagine the Archbishop of Canterbury could have easily “done” them all via Google Hangouts. Fewer than one million a week though, my GOD. If Anglicans were ...

Music teacher Jean dies aged 84

Clitheroe Today - ‎10 hours ago‎
They were the first married couple in the world to be both awarded the Archbishop of Canterbury's Certificate in Church Music - a rare honour.
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Thrown to the lions? Catholic & Anglican leaders say Christians now a minority

RT - ‎14 hours ago‎
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby told a recent crisis meeting of Anglican leaders the church is being affected by an “anti-Christian culture.