Archbishop of Canterbury

Sunday, 14 September 2014

David Haines killing is 'an act of absolute evil', says Archbishop of Canterbury

By Cath Martin

The Archbishop said there was a sense that in places where militants have taken hold "the darkness is deepening".

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Former Archbishop calls for prophetic leadership on climate change

By Carey Lodge

Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has urged world leaders to "step up to the mark" on climate change.

Monday, 08 September 2014

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge announce second pregnancy

By Carey Lodge

Clarence House has confirmed that the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant with her second child

Wednesday, 03 September 2014

This evil must stop: Archbishop of Canterbury on Iraq

By Carey Lodge

The Archbishop of Canterbury today met with leaders and representatives from Middle Eastern churches in the UK, and joined them in condemning the ongoing crisis in Iraq.

Monday, 18 August 2014

Bishop of Leeds: Government failing to tackle Islamic extremism

By Lucinda Borkett-Jones

The Bishop of Leeds has criticised the government's inconsistency in tackling Islamic extremism in Iraq and Syria.

Tuesday, 05 August 2014

Best of the Fests - thousands join together for summer worship

By Carey Lodge

Summertime means one thing in the Christian calendar – tents, wellies and thousands of Christians gathered together in worship.

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Women bishops: What happens next?

By Carey Lodge

Yesterday marked a key moment in the life of the Church of England, which could have its first female bishop as early as next year. But who will it be? And what effect will the vote have on church unity?

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Justin Welby on Islamic extremism: 'We've become too hysterical'

By Carey Lodge

"The proportion of Muslims who are radicalised is extraordinarily small...I think we've been becoming too hysterical about this subject for some considerable period," warned Archbishop Justin Welby.

Monday, 14 July 2014

Desmond Tutu in favour of assisted dying: 'I revere the sanctity of life – but not at any cost'

By Carey Lodge

Last week former Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey came out in favour of assisted dying; this weekend, he was joined by another Anglican leader - Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Saturday, 12 July 2014

Former Archbishop of Canterbury: 'Why I support assisted suicide'

By Ruth Gledhill

Lord Carey of Clifton says he now supports Lord Falconer's Assisted Dying Bill. Justin Welby remains firmly opposed.

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