December 17, 2014
[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby visited Sierra Leone this week with a message of hope and solidarity for all those suffering amid the Ebola outbreak across West Africa.
The archbishop preached at St George’s Cathedral in the Sierra Leonean capital of Freetown before visiting a...
December 10, 2014
[Episcopal News Service – Charleston, South Carolina] Former Southern Malawi Bishop James Tengatenga, who chairs the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC), says the Anglican Communion is still in...
December 2, 2014
[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby joined world Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist and Jewish leaders in Rome Dec. 2 to sign a historic declaration to end modern slavery.
The ground-breaking Global Freedom Network – which launched with backing from Welby and Pope Francis in March 2014 – brings together faith leaders in a commitment to eradicate modern slavery by 2020 throughout the world and for all time.
The Joint Declaration of Religious...
November 17, 2014
November 11, 2014
[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has appointed the Rev...
November 6, 2014
[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby preached Nov. 5 at a special service for fallen journalists held at St. Bride’s Church, Fleet Street, London – the first time an archbishop of Canterbury has preached at the annual service.
In this clip the Archbishop says foreign correspondents are “the ones who witness the full horror of what is going on and dare to speak it.” The full sermon will be available to watch shortly on...
October 17, 2014
[Church Times] The Archbishop of Canterbury spent two days earlier this month with Church of Ireland leaders, congregations, and their communities, on both sides of the Border, as part of his worldwide visitation among provinces of the Anglican Communion.
Accompanied by his wife, Caroline, he visited reconciliation projects led by Anglican churches in their communities in Belfast, Armagh, and Dublin.
He was welcomed by the Church of Ireland Primate, Dr Richard...
[The Daily Telegraph] Isil poses a “once in a millennium” threat to the survival of Christians in the Middle East, the Archbishop of Canterbury said on Thursday.
The Most Rev Justin Welby compared the Isil terrorists who have seized large areas of Iraq and Syria to the Mongol hordes who invaded the Middle East in the thirteenth century, massacring whole populations.
October 13, 2014
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby joined a panel discussion on ethics and finance Oct. 8 at the 2014 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group in Washington.
Welby said “human flourishing, not just the rate of return” is...
October 7, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has responded to inaccurate media reports that the Lambeth Conference had been cancelled by saying, “As it hasn’t been called, it can’t have been cancelled.”
Speaking to the BBC’s William Crawley, the spiritual head of the Anglican Communion said the historic meeting of bishops from around the world...