Church of England

A pride flag hangs from the Peterborough Cathedral in England in 2019. | Shutterstock

Anglicans in Africa Reject Archbishop of Canterbury for Supporting Same-sex Union Blessing

Apr 24, 2023

The Church of England’s decision to bless same-sex couples continues to reverberate throughout the global Anglican Communion as a global meeting of Anglican leaders in Rwanda deemed the move “pastorally deceptive and blasphemous.”

Archbishop Justin Welby in Łódź, Poland, July 21, 2016. | Mazur/

Conservative Anglican Leaders Reject Archbishop of Canterbury Over Same-sex Union Blessing

Feb 23, 2023

A group of religious leaders representing a significant portion of the world’s Anglicans voted this week to reject the leadership of Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby after the Church of England’s governing body in early February voted to bless same-sex couples.

Archbishop Justin Welby in Łódź, Poland, July 21, 2016. | Mazur/

"Service in life, hope in death": Archbishop of Canterbury at Queen’s Funeral Service

Sep 19, 2022

In his sermon at the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II today, the archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, praised the Christian faith and example of the late monarch.

Charles delivering a speech in Bridgetown, after Barbados became a republic, November 2021. Credit: Public Domain

King Charles III Should Follow “in the footsteps of his mother”: South African Cardinal

Sep 16, 2022

The Cardinal in South Africa has underlined the need for new King of the United Kingdom to follow in the footsteps of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, who passed on September 8.

New King Charles III makes his first address to UK parliament. Credit: Courtesy Photo

King Charles III of UK Should Promote Religious Diversity: Catholic Archbishop in Nigeria

Sep 12, 2022

The Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja in Nigeria has hailed Queen Elizabeth II for her exemplary rootedness in faith, and called upon King Charles III, who acceded to the throne following the demise of the Queen on September 8, to uphold the spirit of the late Monarch and to promote religious diversity in all the Commonwealth countries.

Queen Elizabeth greets Pope Francis at the Vatican in 2014. Vatican Media

Pope Francis Praises Queen Elizabeth’s "steadfast witness of faith in Jesus Christ"

Sep 8, 2022

Pope Francis in a telegram late Thursday offered his condolences and prayers upon the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and the head of the Church of England.