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Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams (left) at the 2012 London Paralympic Games

Former Archbishop of Canterbury opposes proposed UK assisted suicide law

Sep 13, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

A prominent Anglican archbishop has added his voice to those of several Catholic bishops in England and Wales opposing the... Read more

Cardinal Nichols and the Archbishop of Canterbury pray at Westminster Cathedral, London, June 15, 2020.

Cardinal and Archbishop of Canterbury urge UK government not to cut foreign aid budget

Apr 6, 2021

An English cardinal and the Archbishop of Canterbury are urging the U.K. government to reconsider plans to cut its foreign... Read more

Archbishop Justin Welby in Łódź, Poland, July 21, 2016.

Cardinal and Archbishop of Canterbury oppose potential West Bank annexation

Jun 12, 2020

An English cardinal and the Archbishop of Canterbury have expressed their joint opposition to the potential annexation of West Bank... Read more

Pope Francis.

Pope Francis urges Christians to be united as 'witnesses to mercy'

May 31, 2020

Pope Francis said Sunday that he prays that Christians will be “more deeply united as witnesses of mercy” in the... Read more

Westminster Abbey.

Will the Church of England apologize for Reformation-era violence?

Jan 17, 2017

Ahead of the Church of England’s General Synod, the Archbishop of Canterbury may be preparing a statement expected to call... Read more

Pope Francis.

Coming soon: a meeting between Pope Francis and the Archbishop of Canterbury

Aug 24, 2016

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Pope Francis and Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury, the Primate of the Anglican Communion, will meet in Rome Oct. 5... Read more