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Love Amid War: St. John’s Day

In his Christmas message from 1942, the Archbishop of Canterbury, William Temple, contrasts Augustus’ empire — “it had been won by force and rested...

On Canterbury: A Thought Experiment

By George Sumner With the latest disputes about the nature of the Anglican Communion, how we order our common life (such as it is), and...

C of E Synod Expands Communion’s Role in Choosing ABC

Other topics included net zero emissions, inclusivity for disabled persons, and clergy discipline

Welby Apologizes for Indian Residential Schools in Canada

Archbishop of Canterbury said survivors' stories "opened a window into hell."

Communion Could Have More Say in Choosing ABC

A change in the selection process would reflect the fact that the Archbishop of Canterbury wears multiple hats.

Welby: Be Curious, Be Present, and Reimagine

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby released a series of five short films on the theme of “Faith in a conflicted world” on April 27. Drawing on his own experience as a pastor and church leader, the series focuses on three core practices, being present, being curious, and reimagining new possibilities in the places where we hope to see change.

Virtual Choirs Ricochet Around the World

A Facebook post by the Archbishop of Canterbury points the way toward a trove of renditions of a popular contemporary praise song.

Stephen Cottrell Announced as Next Archbishop of York

The appointment has drawn criticism from some quarters because of Cottrell's positions on human sexuality.

Welby Consoles Persecuted Church, Apologizes for Indian Massacre

In a ten-day South Asian visit, the Archbishop of Canterbury visited the sites of last Easter's bombings in Sri Lanka and Jallianwala Bagh, site of a 1919 massacre seen as a turning point in Indian history.

Ten Commandments for Social Media

“Each time we interact online we have the opportunity either to add to currents of cynicism and abuse or to choose instead to share light and grace.”


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