2015 news archive

  1. Archbishop Justin Welby consecrates Rachel Treweek and Sarah Mullally, Canterbury Cathedral, 22 July 2015.

    Two new female bishops consecrated


    Archbishop Justin Welby consecrated Rachel Treweek as Bishop of Gloucester and Sarah Mullally as Bishop of Crediton at Canterbury Cathedral today.

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  2. PA Website

    Archbishop Justin welcomes Pastor Adeboye to Lambeth Palace


    The Archbishop of Canterbury met and prayed with leader of the Redeemed Christian Church of God today.

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  3. Cricketers

    Church of England vs. the Vatican - the rematch


    The Vatican and Archbishop of Canterbury’s XIs are set to face each other again after last year's historic cricket game.

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  4. KB York 2

    Church must 'look outwards' to tackle climate change, says Archbishop


    The Archbishop of Canterbury spoke during a debate on climate change today at the General Synod in York.

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  5. ABC Anselm

    Blog: Will development finance deal be 'good news for the poor'?


    Archbishop Justin Welby reflects on the importance of the UN's third annual gathering on financing for development taking place in Ethiopia this week.

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  6. Synod York Justin

    Archbishop speaks at Synod on senior church leadership


    The Archbishop contributed this afternoon to a debate on senior church leadership at the meeting of the General Synod in York.

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  7. South Sudan

    Archbishop calls for peace as South Sudan marks fourth anniversary


    Archbishop Justin Welby said today "our prayers around the world" are for an end to violence in South Sudan as the country marks four years of independence.

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  8. (Photograph: News UK)

    Archbishop visits News UK offices to speak about Christian faith


    The Archbishop of Canterbury spoke to News UK staff about his experience of Christian life.

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  9. Memorial to London Bombing Victims

    7/7 London bombings anniversary: Archbishop of Canterbury's statement


    Archbishop Justin Welby made a statement on the 10th anniversary of the 7 July 2005 London bombings.

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  10. Christening Princess Charlotte Cambridge

    Princess Charlotte's baptism: read the Archbishop's homily


    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, conducted the baptism of Princess Charlotte at St Mary Magdalene Church, Sandringham, today. Read the text of his homily below.

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