New Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby inherits a divided Anglican Communion

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RNS photo courtesy Durham Cathedral

RNS photo courtesy Durham Cathedral

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CANTERBURY, England (RNS) 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 England and leader of the worldwide 77 million-member Anglican Communion. By Trevor Grundy.

  • Raven

    “… Welby takes a traditional approach on same-sex marriage….”

    Just how traditional? In line with medieval Christianity?

    Because they had rites for “same-sex marriage,” you know.