Category - justin welby

  • November 10, 2012

    For the first time in history, the announcement of who would succeed to the See of Canterbury was seen first on twitter (via the @Number10press office), before the formal Downing Street and Lambeth announcements of the archbishop elect.

  • November 9, 2012

    The Rt Rev Justin Welby, who has a strong background in business and finance, has spoken warmly of his support for the Living Wage.

  • November 9, 2012

    There can be no place at all for homophobia in the church, the Archbishop of Canterbury elect, the Rt Rev Justin Welby, has said in his first major statement.

  • November 9, 2012

    If Welby can hold on to his emphasis on enabling ‘ordinary’ Christians, and those of their neighbours who are seeking a more just and compassionate world, he can offer the kind of leadership needed at a time when idols have been falling, says Savi Hensman, a long-standing commentator on Anglican affairs and church and society issues.

  • November 9, 2012

    An announcement was made from Downing Street today that the Rt Rev Justin Welby, Anglican Bishop of Durham, will be the new Archbishop of Canterbury.