LONDON (RNS) — Calls are growing for Britain’s established church to somehow mark Britain’s departure from the EU, but the Anglican clergy is finding that its pro-Europe sentiments are at odds with its rank and file.
LONDON (RNS) — This past year was a trying one for Justin Welby — but he could be in for greater trials.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The statement will urge believers to ask for forgiveness for atrocities that happened on both sides during the Reformation and for greater unity between the Catholic and Protestant churches today.
LONDON — The welcoming of a refugee family onto the archbishop's estate comes 11 months after Prime Minister David Cameron pledged to offer asylum to 20,000 Syrians.
(RNS) Religious leaders said people should not become mistrustful of “the other.”
(RNS) While backers of Britain's exodus from the European Union celebrated, faith leaders focused on the vote's impact on society's most vulnerable.
LONDON (Reuters) A fragment of bone belonging to the murdered archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Becket, has returned to England from Hungary for the first time in 800 years.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Justin Welby said he was "not looking at any political party," but his comments follow anti-Semitic comments by Labour Party members.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The stunning news that the Anglican leader's biological father was not his mother’s husband may bring the elite-educated primate closer to the people.
LONDON -- Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby finds out as a result of DNA tests that he was conceived as a result of an alcohol-fueled extramarital liaison his mother had.
Former head of worldwide Anglican Communion shares what he believes are the four essentials for being a Christian. But he claims to have no agenda for sorting "who's in" and "who's out."
(RNS) 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.
(RNS) Baptism is an important religious ritual for British royals: Since the monarch is the head of the Church of England, eventually Prince George will take on that role, so it's critical that he be raised as an Anglican.
(RNS) The archbishop of Canterbury condemned Britain’s energy companies for imposing huge price hikes that will hurt struggling families this winter.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Both Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby stand in stark contrast to their bookish predecessors, and they may find they have much to agree on when they have their first get-to-know-you meeting.