Archbishop of Canterbury

This is who lives in Lambeth Palace and how you can visit

Lambeth Palace houses the Archbishop of Canterbury and stands just across the River Thames from Big Ben.<p>Opened in 1435, it’s not like a lot of old …


Noel Edmonds brands Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby "reincarnation of evil" over bank scandal

Noel Edmonds has branded the Archbishop of Canterbury a “reincarnation of evil” – over a bank scandal.<p>The Deal or No Deal presenter attacked Justin …

Church of England

Cathedrals are fun - there's loads to do in them, says Archbishop of Canterbury

Lengthy services, solemn events and uncomfortable pews mean most people might not associate cathedrals with fun but the Archbishop of Canterbury is adamant they're the best places to find it.<p>"Cathedrals are fun," he told the National Cathedrals Conference in Manchester Cathedral via video message. …


There is a Christian case to be made for capitalism. Justin Welby should be making it

The adage that the Church of England is the Conservative Party at prayer still has force. A 2015 survey, for example, suggested that lay Anglicans had a strong Conservative leaning in that year’s election. It might be thought that these political opinions would go hand-in-hand with favourable views …

Church of England

Yes, the church is hypocritical. But self-deception is far worse | Kenan Malik

So, the Church of England is a nest of hypocrites. Well, I’ll be damned.<p>The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, went to the Trades Union Congress to denounce Amazon for avoiding taxes and to brand zero-hours contracts as “evil”, only to discover that the church has huge investments in Amazon …

Opinion (UK)

Archbishop of Canterbury looks at plan to buy up Wonga debt

The archbishop of Canterbury is planning a church intervention to buy up Wonga debt.<p>Under the plan, the church or church-inspired investors, will buy …

Interest Rates

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby should put his money where his mouth and stop church Amazon investment

It all started so well for Justin Welby at the TUC Congress.<p>The Archbishop of Canterbury ­received a standing ovation at the event in Manchester for …

Church of England

Justin Welby’s Amazon hypocrisy

Justin Welby is a business man these days. On top of his duties as the Archbishop of Canterbury, Welby is carving out a career for himself as a wealth inequality spokesperson. In a recent interview, the Old Etonian was voluble on the subject of wealth inequality. Having spent two years on the …

Church of England

Letters: Archbishop should be a spiritual guide – not a political commentator

SIR – As an Anglican, I read with dismay your report on the Archbishop of Canterbury’s remarks about “holding businesses to account” at the Trades Union Congress’s annual conference.<p>Whatever merits the unions might have, the majority are highly politicised. Surely, rather than becoming another …

Church of England

Church of England adopts full IHRA anti-Semitism definition

The Church of England’s College of Bishops voted to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s definition of anti-Semitism, including …

Church of England

Tell us: do you work for the C of E on a zero-hours contract?

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has been criticised for condemning zero-hours contracts after it was revealed the Church of England has advertised for jobs on such contracts.<p>Gloucester and Norwich Cathedral are advertising on their websites for a porter and refectory assistant, …

Church of England

Archbishop defends British MP after activists are filmed hounding his children | The Cube

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Downing Street and UK politicians have come forward to defend Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg after activists surrounded his London home and intimidated his children.<p>In a video posted to the Facebook page of Class War, protesters are seen yelling at Rees-Mogg and a …

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Populism Local and Global

Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, deputy managing editor Kelly Jane Torrance and frequent contributor Dominic Green join host Charlie Sykes to …

Conservative View

Justin Welby's bishops offer zero-hours jobs that Archbishop of Canterbury called 'evil'

At least two Church of England cathedrals are advertising zero-hours contracts just days after Justin Welby called them "evil".<p>Job adverts posted by Gloucester Cathedral and Norwich Cathedral offer the roles under the contracts, which on Wednesday the Archbishop of Canterbury told the TUC …

Church of England

Archbishop of Canterbury: Gig economy and zero hours contracts 'the reincarnation of an ancient evil'

The Archbishop of Canterbury has launched an extraordinary attack on the “gig economy” and zero hours contracts, describing them as the “reincarnation of an ancient evil”.<p>Justin Welby said companies in “new industries” failed to pay a “real living wage” which meant taxpayers had to effectively …

Universal Credit

The Archbishop of Canterbury should stick to religion and stay out of politics

<i>Justin Welby might focus more on why church attendance has fallen</i><p>We have become used to religious figures making political statements. Even as politicians have become increasingly reluctant to “do God”, in the words of Alastair Campbell, Anglican prelates in particular have been only too anxious to …

Justin Welby

Archbishop of Canterbury demands Universal Credit is SCRAPPED for causing 'intense suffering'

The Archbishop of Canterbury today dramatically called for Universal Credit to be scrapped.<p>Justin Welby blasted the Government's flagship welfare …

Universal Credit

Universal credit | Society | The Guardian

Businesses, unions and charities warn the rules are biased against those setting up their own companies<p>Published: 16 Sep 2018<p>Archbishop of Canterbury called hypocritical after he rebuked gig economy as ‘an ancient evil’<p>Published: 14 Sep 2018<p>Figures emerge as archbishop of Canterbury calls for …

Universal Credit

Voice of The Mirror: Now act on this divine intervention

The majority of companies play by the rules. They pay their fair share of taxes, treat staff well and contribute to society.<p>Then there is Amazon.<p>This …

UK Politics

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Justin Welby

Church of England will work with trade unions to hold business to account, Archbishop of Canterbury says

The Church of England will work with Britain’s trade unions to hold businesses to account, the Archbishop of Canterbury has said.<p>Speaking ahead of a …

Church of England

Should the Archbishop of Canterbury be a quasi-socialist political campaigner?

Church of England

Archbishop Welby should promote Church attendance, not failed economic panaceas

It was back to work for Parliamentarians last week for a brief session before another break for the Party Conference season. For us on the Government benches not much had changed as Brexit still dominates the agenda.<p>As I had expected, the closer Boris Johnson gets to formally announcing his bid to …

Boris Johnson

Royal christenings through the years, in pictures

Buckingham Palace

Austerity had to be done – but how long can it go on?

Economic Justice

Blow to Jeremy Corbyn as Archbishop of Canterbury backs anti-semitism definition 'without caveats'

The Archbishop of Canterbury has taken a swipe at Jeremy Corbyn as he praises Labour’s decision to accept anti-Semitism definition "without caveats".<p>During a discussion with the Chief Rabbi, the Most Rev Justin Welby said it was "excellent" that MPs and peers in the party had accepted the …

Labour Party

Jewish police officer charged with improper use of police database

One of the few strictly Orthodox police officers in the UK has been charged with the improper use of the Police National Computer (PNC) and placed on …

Jewish Culture

Essex girls finally get the call-up on Rosh Hashanah

Chelmsford Jewish Community is going to be more inclusive from Rosh Hashanah when, for the first time in its 44-year history, women will take key …

Jewish Culture

Frank Field urges Archbishop of Canterbury to step in to protect Wonga borrowers

The Archbishop of Canterbury has been urged to intervene in the administration of Wonga to ensure that poor people are not ripped off further.<p>MP Frank Field has written to Justin Welby, asking him to put together a consortium of "good people" to buy the collapsed payday lender's loan book.<p>In a …


Archbishop Of Canterbury Urges Tax Hike To Combat 'Unjust' Economy

Report says living wage should increase by £1 an hour.<p>Andrew Kelly / Reuters<p>The Archbishop of Canterbury has called for a major overhaul of how the …

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