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Bishop Justin Welby Becomes Archbishop of Canterbury-elect

On the official website: A medieval ceremony has begun the process of the Rt Revd Justin Welby becoming the Archbishop of Canterbury. The College of Canons of Canterbury Cathedral has unanimously elected Bishop Justin Welby as the 105th Archbishop of … Continue reading

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Let’s Not Party Too Hard, Says New Archbishop of Canterbury

In the Telegraph: The Rt Rev Justin Welby said “the best parties” celebrate “something solid” rather than simply providing a way of escaping reality. As well as being a time of celebration Christmas should be an opportunity help people in … Continue reading

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New Archbishop of Canterbury is ‘A Good Friend’ to Jews

The JC.Com: The Council of Christian and Jews has welcomed the new Archbishop of  Canterbury, Justin Welby, who will succeed Rowan Williams next year, as a “good friend”. The Rt Rev Welby, Bishop of Durham and a former dean of … Continue reading

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Pope Welcomes New Archbishop of Canterbury

The pope has reaffirmed his desire for stronger ties between the Anglican and Roman Catholic churches in his first message to the next Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby. The Telegraph reports: In a message through Cardinal Kurt Koch, the Vatican’s ecumenical … Continue reading

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The Archbishop of Canterbury Faces a Daunting Task in this Godless Country

In the Catholic Herald: Fraser Nelson’ article about the new Archbishop of Canterbury, the Rt. Rev Justin Welby, in the Telegraph last Friday, noted two aspects of our country that still remain in my mind. Referring to Bishop Welby’s predecessor, … Continue reading

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Archbishop of Canterbury Once Told: ‘You Have No Future in the Church’

Justin Welby was once rejected for ordination. Now, as the next Archbishop of Canterbury, all hopes are pinned on him to unite the divided Anglican community. Read the whole report in The Telegraph here.  

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So What Happened to Archbishop John Sentamu?

Could it have to do with the colour of his skin? When I tweeted this morning a certain un-awed wonder at news reports that a middle-aged white dude, Durham bishop Justin Welby, has apparently been tapped as the next Archbishop of … Continue reading

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Africa Warms to New Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby

Members of Africa’s largely conservative Anglican communion say Welby understands the challenges that the church faces on the continent and can stave off a schism The Christian Monitor has the rest. In South Africa, Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of Cape Town says … Continue reading

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Archbishop of Canterbury: First Address by Justin Welby

Let’s be quiet for a moment and then pray. Come Holy Spirit to the hearts of your people and kindle in them the fire of your love. To be nominated to this post is both astonishing and exciting. It is … Continue reading

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Okay, So It’s ‘Official’: Justin Welby Appointed 105th Archbishop of Canterbury

Number 10 Downing Street: The Queen has nominated the Right Reverend Justin Welby, MA, Hon FCT, the Lord Bishop of Durham, for election by the Dean and Chapter of Canterbury in the place of the Most Reverend and Right Honourable … Continue reading

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