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Church of England paves the way for women bishops
Originally Posted: 11/20/2013 - 4:11pm | Type: Blog

The Church of England’s governing body has approved new proposals that would allow women bishops to be ordained by this time next year. The Church of England’s governing body has ...

Church of England 'One Generation from Extinction’ Says Former Archbishop
Originally Posted: 11/19/2013 - 4:43pm | Type: Blog

A former archbishop of Canterbury has warned that the Church of England faces extinction in less than 25 years unless it can attract more young people now. A former archbishop of ...

Archbishop of Canterbury Baptizes Britain’s Future King, Prince George
Originally Posted: 10/23/2013 - 12:52pm | Type: Blog

Prince George is now officially named and an Anglican. Prince George is now officially named and an Anglican. The 3-month old royal baby was christened Wednesday, ritually welc ...

Archbishop Blasts British Energy Companies for Price Hikes
Originally Posted: 10/21/2013 - 3:32pm | Type: Blog

Less than three months after he promised to take on payday lenders and create alternative church credit unions, the archbishop of Canterbury condemned Britain’s energy companies for imposing huge price hikes t ...

Church of England to Draft New Legislation on Women Bishops
Originally Posted: 07/10/2013 - 8:41am | Type: Blog

The Church of England’s governing body reaffirmed its commitment to consecrate women bishops with the aim of reaching final approval on an issue that has for so long split the church’s ranks no later than Nove ...

Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury to Meet for the First Time
Originally Posted: 06/13/2013 - 9:45am | Type: Blog

Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby will meet in Rome on Friday for the first time since the two men took office in March. Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canter ...

‘In a Time of Hunger:’ The New Archbishop's Social and Spiritual Challenges On The Road to Canterbury
Originally Posted: 04/30/2013 - 8:52am | Type: Blog

“[O]nly 40% of churchgoers are convinced that the new Archbishop of Canterbury can resolve the problems of the Church of England," said the new Archbishop, Justin Welby, in his Easter sermon last month. & ...

Justin Welby Confirmed as New Archbishop of Canterbury
Originally Posted: 02/05/2013 - 1:21pm | Type: Blog

Justin Welby was confirmed Monday as the new archbishop of Canterbury at a centuries-old service at St. Paul’s Cathedral, six weeks before his formal enthronement inside Canterbury Cathedral on March 21. ...

New Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby Inherits a Divided Anglican Communion
Originally Posted: 11/12/2012 - 12:52am | Type: Blog

CANTERBURY, England -- Bishop Justin Welby, a former oil executive who's emerged as a critic of corporate excess, was named Friday (Nov. 9) as the 105th archbishop of Canterbury, primate of the Church of ...

Bishop of Durham, the Right Rev. Justin Welby, Named New Archbishop of Canterbury
Originally Posted: 11/09/2012 - 1:08pm | Type: Blog

The Right Rev. Justin Welby, bishop of Durham in the U.K., has been named the new Archbishop of Canterbury, succeeding the retiring Archbishop Rowan Williams as head of the Anglican Communion. ...

Archbishop of Canterbury Slams Christians Who Feel `Disgusted’ about Homosexuality
Originally Posted: 06/29/2012 - 1:28pm | Type: Blog

LONDON — Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams criticized some Christians for feeling so "embarrassed and ashamed and disgusted" over homosexuality that they seem unwelcoming to outsiders and conve ...

Archbishop on British PM: Big Society Policy is "Aspirational Waffle"
Originally Posted: 06/25/2012 - 10:08am | Type: Blog

The Observer newspaper in the UK published extracts from Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams' new book. The Observer newspaper in the UK published extracts from ...

When Religion and Spirituality Collide
Originally Posted: 04/16/2012 - 3:19pm | Type: Blog

The Anglican fight over gay clergy is usually framed as a left and right conflict, part of the larger saga of political division. But this narrative obscures a more significant tension in Western societies: th ...

The New Anglicanism
Originally Posted: 03/21/2012 - 6:24am | Type: Blog

"What do think will happen" a longtime Episcopalian asked me in Charlotte, N.C., "now that Archbishop ... er ... " "Rowan Williams," I said. " ... yes, Rowan Williams, has ...

Archbishop of Canterbury Resigns and Speculation Quickly Turns to His Successor
Originally Posted: 03/16/2012 - 2:21pm | Type: Blog

Williams' surprise announcement stunned the religious world, even as the short list of prospective successors swiftly began to circulate. Williams, 61, has led the Church of England and the world's 7 ...

Tony Blair, UK's Chief Rabbi on the Resignation of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Originally Posted: 03/16/2012 - 1:52pm | Type: Blog

Upon learning that Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, has announced his intention to resign at the end of the year, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and the UK's Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks ...

Breaking: Archbishop of Canterbury Resigns
Originally Posted: 03/16/2012 - 11:29am | Type: Blog

Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury, announced this morning that he is resigning at the end of the year. After more than 20 years as bishop and then archbishop, Williams plans to return to academia at Cam ...

Pope Benedict XVI, Archbishop of Canterbury to Meet
Originally Posted: 03/08/2012 - 10:53am | Type: Blog

Despite differences over women's ordination and a controversial Vatican initiative to woo back disgruntled Anglicans, Pope Benedict XVI and Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams will pray together in Ro ...

Chocolate in the Baptismal Font: Things that Happen When Women Are Ordained
Originally Posted: 02/14/2012 - 1:26pm | Type: Blog

The Vicar of Dibley's Mother Geraldine is one of my all-time favorite television characters. Apart from her various entertaining antics, she also has a beautiful pastoral touch and way of communicating th ...

A Robin Hood for Wall Street
Originally Posted: 11/06/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

With the opening of the G20 Summit in Cannes, France today, an idea that's been around for awhile is in the news again and gaining more attention as a result of the #OWS movement: The so-called " ...

British Clergy to Support #OccupyLondon with Circle of Protection, Prayer
Originally Posted: 11/01/2011 - 8:58am | Type: Blog

On Sunday (10/30), the Anglican Bishop of London, the Rt. Rev. Dr. Richard Chartres, met with Occupy London protesters who have encamped for several weeks now on the ground of St. ...

Looking Beyond the U.S. for Emerging Church Trends
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.freshworship.org/node/660"></a>[<a href="../tag/emergent-and-race/">Read more of this blog conversation</a> in response to the Sojour ...

So Dang Jesus-y: Sara Miles' Jesus Freak
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

<em>In <a href="http://whyismarko.com/2010/jesus-freak">Mark Oestreicher's review</a> of <a href="http://www.saramiles.net">Sara Miles'</a> latest bo ...

Going to Church on Wall Street to Talk About Ethical Economics
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/finding-our-way-in-the-new-economy/"></a></p> During Trinity Institute's 2009 conference & ...

The Archbishop and the President's Common Problem
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

<blockquote><p>The best lack all conviction, while the worst<br /> Are full of passionate intensity.<br /> --William Butler Yeats, from "The Second Coming"</p> ...