Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop of Canterbury’

Anglican primate honours seven Solomon Islands peace martyrs Comments 0

Friday, August 15th, 2014

The spiritual head of the Anglican Communion, Archbishop Justin Welby, has prayed before a monument to seven Anglican martyrs in the Solomon Islands. The Archbishop of Canterbury, who was making brief visits to Asia and Oceania Anglican primates, was in the Solomons before departing for Australia, New Zealand and Polynesia. On August 11, Archbishop Welby Read more

Archbishop of Canterbury to visit Asia and Oceania next month Comments 0

Friday, July 25th, 2014

The spiritual leader of the world’s Anglicans is to visit Asia and Oceania in August as a part of commitment to meet leaders from his communion. Archbishop Justin Welby will preach at a service at St Pauls’ Cathedral in Melbourne on August 13 before departing for New Zealand. The Archbishop of Canterbury’s visit will coincide Read more

Africans could die if English church accepts gay marriage, warns Welby Comments 0

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

African Christians will be killed if the Church of England accepts gay marriage, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has suggested. Speaking on a phone in at UK radio station LBC, Archbishop Justin Welby cited first hand experience of this. He said he had stood by a mass grave in Nigeria of 330 Christians who Read more

Fashion and the Archbishop of Canterbury Comments 0

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

If there is anyone out there who doesn’t have enough to be shocked about, you can bet your John Galliano that the fashion industry will find some way to offend them within the next five minutes. That’s what fashion thrives on: subversion and irreverence; an immaculately groomed, sneering Johnny Rotten worth millions, the world’s best-dressed troll. The Read more

Christians suffering mass martyrdom, says Archbishop of Canterbury Comments 2

Friday, September 27th, 2013

The Archbishop of Canterbury said Christians across parts of the Muslim world are being deliberately attacked because of their faith. The Most Rev Justin Welby said that there had been more than 80 Christian “martyrs” in the last few days alone. He was speaking about the bombing of All Saints Anglican church in Peshawar, Pakistan, Read more

Welby’s conversion was embarrassing, ‘like getting measles’ Comments 0

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Describing his personal conversion experience, the Archbishop of Canterbury says he felt “a clear sense of something changing” but “I was desperately embarrassed that this had happened to me, like getting measles”. Since then, says Archbishop Justin Welby, there have been long periods with “no sense of any presence at all’’, but he has never Read more

Pope and Archbishop of Canterbury to meet in Rome Comments 0

Friday, June 14th, 2013

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Pope Francis will meet later today, Friday at the Vatican. This is their first meeting since beginning their respective ministries. The Papal audience will involve a time of private conversation, followed by addresses and a shared service of mid-day prayer. During the one-day visit, Archbishop Welby will also Read more

Pentecost fails to ignite Comments 0

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Pentecost is no match for the World of Wearable Art that puts the Wow factor into Wellington. The festival where art, fashion and theatre collide, the only boundaries being the limits of human imagination . Festivals need to promise good times, strutting their stuff with music, laughter, food, entertainment and, if we allow them to, speaking Read more

New Zealand Archbishop named Anglican Church’s representative at Vatican Comments 0

Friday, December 7th, 2012

The Bishop of Waikato has been appointed as the Anglican Church’s representative to the Catholic Church. Archbishop David Moxon is currently the Bishop of Waikato, Senior Bishop of the New Zealand Dioceses and an Archbishop of the Anglican Church in New Zealand and Polynesia. He will step down from these roles in April and expects Read more

The Archbishop’s father, his secret wife, an affair with a Kennedy and defaming a Labour Cabinet Minister Comments 0

Friday, November 30th, 2012

He worked his way into the upper echelons of society on both sides of the Atlantic, using a series of adopted personas. But when he died of a heart attack in 1977, alone in a flat in Kensington, his only son – the person closest to him at the end of his life – did Read more