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  • York Minster 'BANS Pro-Life Activists' From Praying Inside Cathedral

    07/12/2023 9:22:31 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 17 replies
    GBN ^ | July 12th, 2023 | Keith Bays
    Peaceful protesters have been refused entry to worship at York Minster, while climate activists were allowed to enter with placards in hand, according to Christian group Where’s Welby.While conducting a protest to highlight what the group say is the Archbishop of Canterbury’s absence from providing a moral lead on issues like abortion, protesters say they were informed they had been banned from attending public worship.Members of the group in attendance have described their shock to be informed that the York Minster police had banned them, as they had disrupted services previously.The force is a unique cathedral constabulary with limited...
  • Archbishop of Canterbury Affirms Trans Guidance for Children

    01/06/2023 6:33:55 PM PST · by marshmallow · 12 replies
    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has rejected calls to scrap the Church of England’s transgender guidance which affirms children as young as five in gender confusion. In an open letter to the Archbishop, Christian parents Nigel and Sally Rowe had called on the Church of England (CofE) to urgently scrap its ‘Valuing All God’s Children’ (VAGC) guidance which covers 4,700 CofE primary schools. The letter was sent following the Rowes’ legal victory against the Department for Education (DfE) in September 2022, which led to a £22,000 settlement for legal costs and a commitment from the government to reform its...
  • Archbishop of Canterbury Hosts Muslim Gabfest as Peers Push Abortion on Northern Ireland

    08/18/2019 7:04:39 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Church Militant ^ | August 17, 2019 | Jules Gomes
    Archbishop of Canterbury Hosts Muslim Gabfest as Peers Push Abortion on Northern Ireland Truant archbishop marks World Emoji Day as babies are slaughtered LONDON (ChurchMilitant.com) - The archbishop of Canterbury and his fellow bishops in the Church of England are being slammed for skipping the critical House of Lords vote that resulted in the imposition of abortion on Northern Ireland. None of the 26 bishops who serve as voting members of Parliament were present or voted during the debate on July 17 and 18
  • Jewish leaders call for the Bible and the Koran to carry warnings of anti-Semitic passages

    11/23/2018 11:35:01 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 81 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/23/2018
    Jewish leaders are calling for new editions of the Bible and Koran to carry warning messages which highlight anti-Semitic passages in the holy texts. The recommendations have been made in a new document called ‘An End to Antisemitism! A Catalogue of Policies to Combat Antisemitism’. It was produced following an international conference organised by the European Jewish Congress, at which academics gathered to discuss how prejudice and discrimination can be tackled. Among the policies mentioned in the document was the idea of warning messages in holy texts, a topic discussed in a chapter entitled 'recommendations regarding Religious Groups and Institutions'....
  • Archbishop of Canterbury baffled by Christians backing Trump

    11/26/2017 8:54:18 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov 26, 2017 10:45 AM EST
    The Archbishop of Canterbury says he doesn’t understand why so many Christians in the U.S. support President Donald Trump. Justin Welby told ITV’s Preston on Sunday program that he “really genuinely” can’t comprehend why fundamentalists have provided such a strong base for Trump. Welby did say he would be willing to attend a state dinner in Trump’s honor if the president comes to Britain on an official visit. …
  • Archbishop Justin Welby Hopes for Fixed Easter Date

    01/16/2016 11:08:39 AM PST · by marshmallow · 43 replies
    BBC ^ | 1/15/16
    The Archbishop of Canterbury is working with other Christian churches to agree on a fixed date for Easter. Justin Welby made the announcement after a meeting of primates from the Anglican Communion in Canterbury. In the UK, an act of Parliament passed in 1928 allowed for Easter Sunday to be fixed on the first Sunday after the second Saturday in April. However, this has never been activated and Easter has remained variable, determined by the moon's cycle. Easter is the most important Christian festival, as it celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ following his death by crucifixion on Good Friday....
  • Welby Hails New Beginning for Church as Women Bishops Becomes Law

    11/17/2014 6:26:46 PM PST · by marshmallow · 9 replies
    The Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 11/17/14 | John Bingham
    Archbishop of Canterbury hails a “completely new phase” of its existence after enabing women to become bishops The Church of England has entered what the Archbishop of Canterbury hailed as a “completely new phase” of its existence as legislation enabling women to become bishops came into force. Forty years of debate and campaigning over the role of women in leadership in the Established Church was brought to an end in just 10 minutes as the Church’s General Synod symbolically showed its approval for the change through a simple show of hands and a few signatures on a piece of paper....
  • Archbishop Welby: No Sacrifice too Great to Obey Christ’s Call to Unity

    11/04/2013 6:37:33 PM PST · by marshmallow · 38 replies
    Vatican Radio ^ | 11/1/13
    (Vatican Radio) The head of the Anglican Communion, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, said he hopes to “produce a few surprises” with Pope Francis in terms of ecumenical relations between the two churches, but declined to disclose any details. The archbishop made the comment in an interview with Vatican Radio’s Philippa Hitchen at the 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches, currently underway in Busan, South Korea. Listen to the full interview: RealAudio MP3He also reflected on the challenges and concessions that need to be made for the sake of Christian unity. The longer Christians “exist in different...
  • Archbishop's warning over economic 'depression' (UK-Anglican)

    04/22/2013 10:27:32 PM PDT · by haffast · 11 replies
    BBC ^ | 22 April 2013 Last updated at 19:07 ET | BBC
    It will take "something very, very major" to get the UK out of its economic "depression", the Archbishop of Canterbury has said. A "severe" economic crisis and "a breakdown in confidence" made for "a generational problem", the Most Rev Justin Welby said. "Recapitalising at least one of our major banks" and breaking it up into regional banks could help, he said. He was speaking at a Bible Society-organised event at Westminster. The former oil executive is on Parliament's banking standards commission and his comments come days before the release of gross domestic product figures that are expected to show the...
  • African Leaders Warn Welby: Anglican Church is ‘Fractured’

    11/12/2012 5:56:42 AM PST · by marshmallow · 2 replies
    The Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 11/9/12 | John Bingham
    The new Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is taking over a Church in “spiritual and institutional crisis” leaders representing 31 million African Christians warned tonight.A group of Bishops and senior clerics from Nigeria and Kenya issued a call for the Archbishop of Canterbury effectively to be replaced as leader of the worldwide Anglican Communion by an elected chairman. Meanwhile the Anglican church in Uganda offered Bishop Welby its support but warned the Church is “fractured” over questions such as homosexuality and the interpretation of the Bible. The remarks come following a meeting of Anglican leaders from around the world in...