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Church of England paves the way for women bishops
Originally Posted: 11/20/2013 - 5:11pm | 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 ...

Archbishop of Canterbury Baptizes Britain’s Future King, Prince George
Originally Posted: 10/23/2013 - 1:52pm | 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 - 4:32pm | 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 ...

Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury to Meet for the First Time
Originally Posted: 06/13/2013 - 10:45am | 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 ...

Non-Catholics Greet Pope Francis With Guarded Optimism
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 1:53pm | Type: Blog

With the words “Habemus papam” — we have a pope — Roman Catholics had a new leader, and the wider world had a new ministry to watch. With the words “Habemus papam” — we have a p ...

Justin Welby Confirmed as New Archbishop of Canterbury
Originally Posted: 02/05/2013 - 2:21pm | 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. ...

Church of England Faces Backlash Over Rejecting Women Bishops
Originally Posted: 11/27/2012 - 5:23pm | Type: Blog

When the Church of England scuttled plans to allow women bishops on Nov. 20, incoming Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby called it “a very grim day for women and their supporters.” ...

Bishop of Durham, the Right Rev. Justin Welby, Named New Archbishop of Canterbury
Originally Posted: 11/09/2012 - 2:08pm | 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. ...