The Radical Call To Go The Wrong Way’. Archbishop Welby’s charge to General Synod.

Feb 19, 2017 by

by Gavin Ashenden: At the end of the recent General Synod when an alliance of orthodox Christians and pro-gay progressives defeated the Bishops’ report on Marriage and sexuality, the Archbishop of Canterbury issued a rallying cry. It had three elements: 1-  “We need a radical new Christian...

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Letter from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York following General Synod

Feb 17, 2017 by

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have written to members of the General Synod setting out the next steps following the vote on General Synod not to take note of the paper on Marriage and Same Sex Relationships after the Shared Conversations. The letter can be found here. The full text can be...

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Statement from the Archbishop of Canterbury following today’s General Synod

Feb 15, 2017 by

“No person is a problem, or an issue. People are made in the image of God. All of us, without exception, are loved and called in Christ. There are no ‘problems’, there are simply people. How we deal with the real and profound disagreement – put so passionately and so clearly by many at...

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Archbishop Welby clarifies Brexit ‘fascist’ remarks

Feb 15, 2017 by

by Aaron James, Premier: The Archbishop of Canterbury has clarified remarks he made which were perceived by some as comparing Brexit voters to far-right fascists. In his presidential address at General Synod on Monday, Most Rev Justin Welby said there’d been a rise in “savagely...

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To link those who voted Brexit to fascism is appalling (and historically illiterate), Archbishop

Feb 15, 2017 by

by Christopher Hart, Mailonline: The Archbishop of Canterbury has once again raised eyebrows with his political opinions. Addressing the General Synod — the Church of England’s annual talking shop — he crassly linked Brexit with what he calls ‘the fascist tradition’. The Most Reverend Justin Welby...

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Donald Trump is part of a ‘fascist tradition of politics’, says Archbishop

Feb 14, 2017 by

by Patrick Foster, Telegraph: Donald Trump is part of the same “fascist tradition of politics” as far-right European politicians such as Marine Le Pen and Geert Wilders, the Archbishop of Canterbury suggested last night. In his most outspoken comments since the American president’s ban on...

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