Princess Charlotte is christened at a Sandringham church

Jul 5, 2015 by

From BBC News: Princess Charlotte has been christened at a church in Sandringham after the Cambridges made their first public outing as a family of four. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge pushed the princess in a pram the Queen used for two of her own children. Several thousand well wishers greeted the royals, while Prince George delighted the crowds on foot. The royal couple announced ahead of the christening that they had chosen five godparents for the princess. The christening was held at...

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Archbishop of Canterbury response to US Episcopal Church Resolution on Marriage

Jun 30, 2015 by

From ACNS: The Archbishop of Canterbury today expressed deep concern about the stress for the Anglican Communion following the US Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops’ resolution to change the definition of marriage in the canons so that any reference to marriage as between a man and a woman is removed. While recognising the prerogative of The Episcopal Church to address issues appropriate to its own context, Archbishop Justin Welby said that its decision will cause distress for some and have...

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Archbishop Welby preaches in China: the Trinity, the church, witness, and God’s sufficiency.

Jun 1, 2015 by

Report from   …One of the things that strikes me about China is how hard people work and the pressure they are under. Pressure includes the pressure from within us to succeed…Ambition is good, but it can become an idol that pushes Christ from our lives. Our worship is only Christ. Worship is what enables pressure from within and without to be managed. In praise and thanksgiving we realise again the unchangeable love that God has for us –...

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Archbishop of Canterbury calls on Christian groups to be more tolerant after revealing he receives &...

May 10, 2015 by

By Cahal Milmo, Independent: The Archbishop of Canterbury has called on Christian groups to be more tolerant towards each other and other faiths after revealing the worst “poison pen letters” he receives are from his co-religionists. The leader of the Anglican church made the criticism in a broad-ranging speech in which he called on religious leaders to confront the “profound differences” between their faiths or risk allowing extremism to flourish. The Most Reverend Justin Welby said there was...

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Welby: let’s stop pretending all religions agree

May 6, 2015 by

By John Bingham, Telegraph: Obsession with meaningless and ‘anaemic’ displays of unity is ‘dishonest’ and could be helping extremists, says Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby. Religious leaders risk fuelling extremism by pretending that all faiths are basically the same, the Archbishop of Canterbury has warned. The Most Rev Justin Welby said faith leaders seemed desperate to hide behind “bland” and “anaemic” statements about what they have in common rather than facing up to the “profound...

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Sexuality is irrelevant to Christian witness, says Archbishop.

Apr 7, 2015 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. In his Easter Day sermon at Canterbury Cathedral, Archbishop Justin gave a ringing endorsement of the resurrection of Christ as central to our Gospel message. He spoke of the urgent, joyful and sometimes dangerous task of testifying to a relationship with the living Christ that has been given to all Christians. But why did he refer to “sexuality” and what did he mean by it? The sermon (full text here ) was based around an interesting and...

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