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Archbishop of Canterbury Declares Sudan a New Anglican Province

AFP — Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby on Sunday declared Sudan the 39th province of the worldwide Anglican Communion, six years after the predominantly Christian south gained independence from the north. The Anglican church in Sudan, a majority Muslim country,

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Archbishop of Canterbury visits Christian Refugees in Jordan

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The head of the Anglican Church met with Iraqi Christian refugees during a visit to Jordan in which he called on the region’s embattled Christians to remain in the Middle East, the cradle of their faith.

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Anglican Communion Faces Split Over Gay Marriage

The world’s third largest Christian denomination could effectively dissolve itself in the New Year, as its members cannot reconcile deep divisions on issues including gay marriage. Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, has summoned all 38 leaders of the Anglican

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Archbishop of Canterbury: Stop Pretending All Religions Are the Same

Religious leaders seem desperate to hide behind “bland statements of anaemic intent” about what they have in common rather than facing up to the “profound differences” between them, said Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, who called the practice “dishonest.”

Justin Welby, the bishop of Durham, is expected to be named the archbishop of Canterbury on Friday

Church-Linked Charity Involved in Legal Fight Against Welfare Reform

A charity whose patrons include the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and journalist Jeremy Paxman is taking Welfare Secretary Iain Duncan Smith to court over welfare reforms including the spare room subsidy and stricter guidelines on discretionary housing payments. The

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Eddie Redmayne, the Oscars and why Eton is a four-letter word

There are many reasons to celebrate Eddie Redmayne’s Oscar last night – from his charming and refreshingly brief acceptance speech to the fact that the award didn’t go to Benedict “This is what a feminist looks like” Cumberbatch – but