Fury as ‘pointless’ Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby turns his back on chaplain

May 16, 2021 by

By Mark Hookham and Brendan Carlin, Mail on Sunday: The Archbishop of Canterbury was last night lambasted for refusing to support a chaplain who was reported to an anti-terrorism programme after he questioned his school’s new LGBT policies. Church of England leaders were urged to intervene after this newspaper revealed how independent Trent College near Nottingham secretly reported Reverend Dr Bernard Randall to the Prevent programme, which normally identifies those at risk of being...

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It sounds cuddly but Boris Johnson is stepping into a moral quagmire

May 16, 2021 by

by Henry Mance, Mailonline: […]  Last week, the Government pledged to pass a new law recognising ‘animal sentience’, a move celebrated by welfare groups. Sentience simply means that animals can feel things, including pain. It’s not a new principle. Charles Darwin wrote 150 years ago that other animals ‘manifestly feel pleasure and pain, happiness and misery’. Britain’s recent welfare laws, which protect dogs, cats and so on, already effectively...

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Is Justin Welby running for president of the NUS?

May 11, 2021 by

from spiked: The Church of England was once known as the Tory Party at Prayer. Now it is as woke as your average students’ union. With every passing day, the Church of England seems to become more and more preoccupied with preaching the woke gospel. Just take Justin Welby’s latest initiative. Last June, amid the Black Lives Matter protests, the Archbishop of Canterbury announced a review of statues in places of worship. Now new Church of England guidance has been issued, suggesting that...

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Justin Welby calls for start to public inquiry into handling of Covid

Apr 21, 2021 by

by Robert Booth, Guardian: Archbishop of Canterbury says investigation must be independent, with power to place witnesses under oath’ The archbishop of Canterbury has called on the government to start a public inquiry into the handling of the Covid pandemic in the UK, saying it should call out “reckless error” and have the power to compel witnesses to attend. In a move that will reignite pressure on Boris Johnson to finally deliver on a promise to launch an investigation, Justin Welby...

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Anglican leader fumbles a key question

Apr 3, 2021 by

by John Sandeman, Eternity News: You would not expect La Repubblica, a left-of-centre Italian newspaper to break a story about Anglicans, but it has.  A long interview with Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury and titular head of the Anglican Communion – a worldwide network of churches – at least partly answers some mysteries. One small one: contrary to what the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, told US media there was no secret wedding ceremony a few days before her official wedding...

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Justin Welby: “What I learnt from Covid, the threat of cancel culture and the truth on Harry & Meghan’s wedding”

Mar 31, 2021 by

by Antonello Guerrera ,  Stefanie Bolzen ,  Arnaud De la Grange ,  Rafa de Miguel, la Repubblica: An exclusive interview with the Archbishop of Canterbury on the lessons of the pandemic, the “enormous danger” of vaccine nationalism, the concerns on Northern Ireland, Mohammad’s cartoons and freedom of speech, racism and asylum seekers in the UK, Pope Francis and the vision EU and Britain are missing. LONDON – Archbishop Justin Welby, on April 15 you are publishing a new expanded edition...

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