April 10, 2014
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April 8, 2014
[Lambeth Palace press release] The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and his wife, Caroline, landed in Toronto last night for the start of a four-day visit Anglican leaders in Canada and the USA.
The visits, which are primarily personal and pastoral, are part of Archbishop Justin’s plan to visit every Primate of the Anglican Communion by the end of 2014.
[Lambeth Palace press release] The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has welcomed the publication today of the report and draft Bill by the Parliamentary Joint Select Committee on Modern Slavery.
Archbishop Justin said: “I strongly welcome the report and draft Bill published today by the Parliamentary Joint Select Committee on Modern Slavery, which has cross-party support. We owe a debt of gratitude to the Committee’s members for their efforts, and I would like to...
April 7, 2014
[Lambeth Palace press release] The Church must take the risk of siding with the poor and vulnerable, or it will be ignoring what God wants, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said yesterday as he and Cardinal Vincent Nichols launched their week of prayer for Christian social action.
Archbishop Justin and Cardinal Nichols, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Westminster, were visiting a Roman Catholic centre for refugees and asylum seekers, housed in a former Methodist...
April 4, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has said that Christians in parts of Africa face abuse, violence and even death because of decisions on sexual equality made by Anglican Churches in the West.
Welby, the spiritual head of the Anglican Communion, made the comments in an hour-long phone-in program on LBC radio today.
In particular he was was responding to a question from Kes, a Church of...
April 2, 2014
[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby met with actor Russell Crowe to discuss faith and spirituality.
The short private meeting was held at Lambeth Palace on April 1. Crowe, who plays Noah in the forthcoming film based on the biblical story, was in London promoting the motion picture.
A news article from the BBC is available here.
March 28, 2014
[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is today welcoming over 100 members of a broad range of Anglican religious communities to Lambeth Palace to discuss the renewal of Religious Life within the Church.
The conference will bring together members of diverse religious communities – some centuries old, others newly emerging – that are bound together by a common commitment to prayer, community living, and a radical service of Christ, often in...
March 17, 2014
[Lambeth Palace] The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Pope Francis have given their backing to a ground-breaking ecumenical initiative to combat modern slavery and human trafficking.
The agreement to help eradicate an injustice...