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

Archbishop of Canterbury praises Prince Philip as an ‘outstanding example of Christian service’

The Archbishop of Canterbury has hailed Prince Philip as an ‘outstanding example of Christian service’ who was ‘a master of putting people at ease and making them feel special’. Justin Welby joined other religious leaders including the Bishop of Dover, Rose Hudson-Wilkin, in paying tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh, following his death aged 99 … Read more

Archbishop of Canterbury says being in Royal Family is like serving ‘life without parole’

Archbishop of Canterbury says being in Royal Family is like serving ‘life without parole’ as he warns Prince Harry will never escape ‘celeb’ status Justin Welby: Being a member of the Royal Family is like ‘life without parole’ Archbishop of Canterbury suggested public have unrealistic expectations CoE’s top clergman said: ‘We expect them [Royals] to … Read more

Archbishop of Canterbury urges society to ‘choose a better future for all’

Maskless Archbishop of Canterbury urges society to ‘choose a better future for all’, not just the rich and powerful, during socially distanced Easter Sunday service Archbishop of Canterbury called on society to ‘choose a better future for all’ Justin Welby said the country had a ‘choice’ to make over the coming years   Message comes after … Read more

Archbishop of Canterbury destroys Harry and Meghan’s wedding story

The Archbishop of Canterbury has rejected the Duke and Duchess of Sussex‘s claim that he married them at a secret ceremony before their Windsor Castle wedding. Breaking his silence on what the couple told Oprah Winfrey three weeks ago, Justin Welby said he signed Harry and Meghan’s wedding certificate on the day millions watched them … Read more

‘Harry and Meghan’s legal wedding was on the Saturday, Archbishop of Canterbury says

The Archbishop of Canterbury has rejected the Duke and Duchess of Sussex‘s claim that he married them at a secret ceremony before their Windsor Castle wedding. Breaking his silence on what the couple told Oprah Winfrey three weeks ago, Justin Welby said he signed Harry and Meghan’s wedding certificate on the day millions watched them … Read more

Vicar says Church told him Meghan and Harry’s ‘garden wedding’ was ‘conversation’ with Archbishop

‘Meghan is an American, she does not understand’: Vicar says Church of England told him that Meghan and Prince Harry’s ‘garden wedding’ was no more than a ‘private conversation’ with Archbishop of Canterbury Rev Mark Edwards urges the Archbishop to clarify after claims by Duchess of Sussex that her and Harry had private ‘garden wedding’ … Read more

Six bed manor house that was summer residence of Archbishop of Canterbury goes on market for £3.5m

A 12th century manor house that was once the summer residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury has gone on the market for £3.5 million. Addington House, in Croydon, south London, comprises six bedrooms, three bathrooms, kitchen/ breakfast room, utility room, five reception rooms, sauna, cinema, classroom, wine cellar, old bakery and a garage. To the … Read more

Six bed manor house that was summer residence of Archbishop of Canterbury goes on market for £3.5m

A 12th century manor house that was once the summer residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury has gone on the market for £3.5 million. Addington House, in Croydon, south London, comprises six bedrooms, three bathrooms, kitchen/ breakfast room, utility room, five reception rooms, sauna, cinema, classroom, wine cellar, old bakery and a garage. To the … Read more

Church of England needs to become more involved in politics, Archbishop of York says 

Church of England needs to become MORE involved in politics to avoid losing focus on how to improve the world, Archbishop of York says Archbishop of York said Church of England should be more involved in politics The Most Reverend Stephen Cottrell said that political life had ‘shrunk’ and that the Church should supply ‘vision’ … Read more