Posts Tagged ‘Lambeth Palace’

Archbishop of Canterbury takes in Syrian refugee family to encourage others

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

A Syrian refugee family is being housed in an empty property in the grounds of Lambeth Palace, the archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has confirmed. Welby and the British Home Office took the initiative in an attempt to encourage members of the public, community groups, faith groups, charities and businesses to sponsor refugee families resettling in Read more

Refugees to be housed in Lambeth Palace grounds

Friday, September 25th, 2015

The Archbishop of Canterbury has offered to host one or two refugee families in a cottage in the grounds of his Lambeth Palace residence. A spokesman for Archbishop Justin Welby noted that Jesus was a refugee. The spokesman said a four-bedroom cottage at Lambeth Palace in London could house a “family or two”, adding that Read more

Anglican head to live with young people in monastic community

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

The Archbishop of Canterbury is starting a new community of young people who will live with him in a monastic lifestyle at Lambeth Palace. The Tablet reported that the 16 young people, who are yet to be selected, with study, live and pray at the London palace from September, 2015. To be known as the Read more