Reimagining reimagined – a review of Justin Welby’s ‘Reimagining Britain’

Apr 4, 2018 by

By Martin Davie. […] Contrary to what is said in the blurb on the back cover of the book, the Archbishop is not offering ‘a radical vision for 21st century Britain.’ If all that he proposes came to pass, British society would not actually change that much. What he is offering is a modest proposal...

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Justin Welby: ‘Misuse of power is disgusting. But do you do a balance sheet?’

Apr 1, 2018 by

by Rachel Cooke, Guardian: Lambeth Palace, mucked about with down the centuries and later badly damaged by German bombs, is something of a muddle, architecturally speaking. Its looming gatehouse, for instance, is early Tudor, built of the same blood-red brick as Hampton Court; while the Great...

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Archbishop of Canterbury condemns Salisbury attack

Mar 16, 2018 by

By Harry Farley, Christian Today. The archbishop of Canterbury has condemned the attack of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury as a ‘sin’ and a ‘terrible event’, calling for those responsible to be ‘held accountable’. In wide-ranging...

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Ex-Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams says views on gay people led church to not tackle child abuse

Mar 16, 2018 by

by Benjamin Butterworth, Pink News: Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has said child sex abuse in the Church may have been ignored due to an awkwardness around gay people. Williams said the Church of England “overcompensated” for earlier repressive attitudes to gay clergy with a...

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Head of child sex abuse inquiry criticises leak of information by Archbishop of Canterbury

Mar 6, 2018 by

from Herald Scotland: The Archbishop of Canterbury has been criticised by the head of the national child abuse inquiry for breaching confidentiality over his involvement in the probe. The Most Rev Justin Welby confirmed to a journalist that he intended to give evidence at the Independent Inquiry...

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Police consider investigation into former archbishop as CofE braced for more revelations of abuse cover-up

Mar 5, 2018 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: The Church of England is bracing itself for more revelations of how senior figures covered up child sex abuse with police considering whether to press charges against the former archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey. Anglican leaders will come under the most...

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