December 10, 2013
[Lambeth Palace] The Archbishop of Canterbury paid tribute to Nelson Mandela on Sunday at a special thanksgiving service for the life...
November 18, 2013
[Church of England] Archbishop Justin gave a short presentation about his recent activity to the General Synod this afternoon at Church House, Westminster. The text of the presentation can be read below.
‘A few months ago the Business Committee requested the inclusion of a presentation of Archbishop’s activity to Synod, as an experiment. If the Synod feels it to be of no value no doubt they will tell the Business Committee who will discontinue us.
November 11, 2013
- [Lambeth Palace press release] The news of the devastating storm in the Philippines is tragic, and my heart goes out to the people there. We are all deeply shocked and saddened to hear of the loss of thousands of lives and of the suffering of millions as a result of Typhoon Haiyan. Our prayers are with all who have lost loved ones and all those who are traumatised by the disaster and in desperate need of food, water, shelter and medical attention. We pray...
November 2, 2013
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[Episcopal News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby speaks with ENS about the importance of the World Council of Churches and the ecumenical movement.
October 23, 2013
[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has called for the church to be “holy” and “in unity” as it proclaims the Gospel in challenging circumstances around the world.
Welby sent a video greeting to the Second Global Anglican Future (GAFCON) Conference, which is taking place in Nairobi this week. He told them that it was his prayer that they would “meet Jesus afresh with elation...
October 22, 2013
[Lambeth Palace press release] In this short film, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby talks about the christening of His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge, as well as the broader significance of baptism.
Archbishop Justin will baptise Prince George on Weds 23rd October at the Chapel Royal at St James’s Palace, London.
The film features footage from an interview with Archbishop Justin Welby conducted at Lambeth Palace, along with shots...
[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop Justin preached in Nairobi Oct. 20 during a visit in the wake of the Westgate mall attack last month.
He was a guest of Archbishop of Kenya Eliud Wabukala.
During a sermon at All Saints Cathedral, the archbishop said the pain endured by people had been “very great...
October 9, 2013
[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has welcomed a new Amnesty International report calling on Egypt to prevent “deeply disturbing” attacks on Coptic Christians.
The report describes an “unprecedented” level of attacks against Coptic Christians following the dispersal of two pro-Morsi sit-ins in Cairo on Aug. 14, with Copts widely perceived as supporting the ousting of former President Mohamed Morsi.
October 7, 2013
[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby will visit Nairobi Oct. 19-20 as a guest of Archbishop of Kenya Eliud Wabukala.
The purpose of the visit, which has been arranged at short notice, is to be in solidarity with the Kenyan people following the attack on the Westgate shopping mall last month.
The program of the visit is not yet confirmed.
The archbishop was invited to speak at the Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON), which takes place...
October 4, 2013
[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has said that he was “moved to tears” to welcome recently released Nigerian Archbishop Ignatius Kattey and his wife, Beatrice Kattey, to Lambeth Palace yesterday.
Kattey, who is dean and archbishop of the Niger Delta province, and his wife were kidnapped on Sept. 6 near their residence in the southern city of Port Harcourt. Mrs Kattey was released a few hours later, but Archbishop Kattey was held for more...