September 22, 2015
[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop Justin Welby commissioned the first members of the Community of St. Anselm in a special service at Lambeth Palace on Sept. 18.
September 16, 2015
[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby today wrote to all 37 primates inviting them to attend a special primates’ gathering in Canterbury to reflect and pray together concerning the future of the Anglican Communion.
The meeting, to be held in January 2016, would be an opportunity for primates to discuss key issues face to face, including a review of the structures of the Anglican Communion and to decide together their approach to...
September 3, 2015
[Lambeth Palace press release] In a statement on the ongoing migrant crisis facing Europe and the Middle East, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said today:
“This is a hugely complex and wicked crisis that underlines our human frailty and the fragility of our political systems. My heart is broken by the images and stories of men, women and children who have risked their lives to escape conflict, violence and persecution.
“There are no easy answers and my...
July 14, 2015
[Lambeth Palace] The church must ‘look outwards’ to tackle climate change, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said July 14 during a debate at the General Synod in York.
Welby spoke in a debate on a background paper from the Environment Working Group, Combating Climate...