Justin Welby

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Welby calls for just peace between Russia and Ukraine on war anniversary
Archbishop says Russia cannot be treated like Germany after first world war, nor Ukraine forced into unjust compromise

Jamie Grierson

24, Feb, 2023 @8:30 AM

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Anglicans reject Justin Welby as head of global church amid anger at same-sex blessings
Church leaders of some developing countries say C of E has disqualified itself as ‘mother church’

Harriet Sherwood

20, Feb, 2023 @5:40 PM

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Anglicans angry at same-sex blessings question Justin Welby’s ‘fitness to lead’
Group representing churches in global south will meet to consider radical action over C of E decision

Harriet Sherwood

10, Feb, 2023 @4:18 PM

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MPs should not influence church on same-sex marriage, says Justin Welby
Archbishop of Canterbury tells members not to be swayed by ‘groups or lobbies or outsiders’ at General Synod

Harriet Sherwood

08, Feb, 2023 @9:09 PM

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Parliament’s part in the C of E’s rifts on equality for women and gay people | Letters
Letters: Westminster interference over women priests left a legacy that is still felt today, says April Alexander, while Andy Foster says equality for LGBTQ+ people in the church must become law

07, Feb, 2023 @6:05 PM

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Same-sex marriage row looms over Church of England synod
MPs consider repeal of 1919 act that allows Church of England to govern itself as bishops continue to rule out marriage equality

Harriet Sherwood

05, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Help world’s poor as well as Ukraine, say faith charities as pope visits South Sudan
An open letter, backed by opinion poll, urges the UK to restore aid budget on eve of a three-day ‘pilgrimage for peace’ in the east African country

Harriet Sherwood

02, Feb, 2023 @6:45 AM

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Welby ‘would rather see C of E disestablished than split over same-sex marriage’
Archbishop is said to have made comment in response to MPs querying church’s approach

Harriet Sherwood

01, Feb, 2023 @8:09 PM

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Exhibition lays bare Church of England’s links to slave trade
Artefacts on show at Lambeth Palace Library include a ‘slave bible’, with all mention of ‘freedom’ removed

Rachel Hall

31, Jan, 2023 @8:47 PM

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Welby told me gay marriage progress will be ‘glacial’, says Sandi Toksvig
Comedian says C of E’s position is ‘untenable’ after meeting archbishop of Canterbury

Tom Ambrose

26, Jan, 2023 @11:13 PM

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C of E leaders call for tax rises to fund NHS-style social care system
Archbishops of Canterbury and York say ‘national care covenant’ needed with stronger role for state

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

24, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Sandi Toksvig to meet Archbishop of Canterbury over same-sex marriage
Move follows bishops’ refusal to back gay marriage while blessings to be on voluntary basis for clergy

Danya Hajjaji

22, Jan, 2023 @12:10 AM

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