Prince Philip dies: Archbishop Justin Welby will lead special remembrance service today

The Archbishop of Canterbury will lead a remembrance service for Prince Philip at Canterbury Cathedral today.  The service is expected to start at 10.30am with Justin Welby paying tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh after his death on Friday morning.   It comes ahead of Philip’s funeral next Saturday, which is expected to be officiated by … Read more

Queen holds telephone audience with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby

Queen enjoys call with the Archbishop of Canterbury as he wishes her a happy Easter and details the Church of England’s efforts during the pandemic The Queen had a telephone audience with the Archbishop of Canterbury today  Taking to Twitter, the Most Reverend Justin Welby said it was ‘a great honour’  He bestowed blessings upon … Read more

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby slams Canada for over-ordering supplies of Covid vaccine

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby slams Canada for over-ordering supplies of Covid vaccine that is hindering rollout to world’s poorest nations He said Canada has secured more than five times number of doses it needs Canada’s population is 38million but it has secured access to 414million doses Has reportedly secured 76million doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech … Read more

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby warns of devastating economic impact of a second lockdown

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby warns of devastating economic impact of a second lockdown as new coronavirus restrictions come into force Archbishop of Canterbury warned of the economic impact of second lockdown   Justin Welby wrote letter with Archbishop of York, the Most Rev Stephen Cottrell The said: ‘Our national situation is much more complicated than it … Read more

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby defends Labour MP in transphobia row

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby defends Labour MP who was slammed for joining criticism of the phrase ‘people with a cervix’ rather than ‘women’ The Reverend Justin Welby branded Duffield as a ‘brilliant constituency MP’  It comes after the Labour MP, 49, was accused of transphobia on Twitter Rw was sparked when Duffield ‘liked’ a post … Read more