Church of England Approves Women Bishops in Historic Vote
Church of England Women Bishops: Archbishops Will Overrule Synod
After 20 years of turmoil and angry debate, on Monday (July 14) the General Synod of the Church of England said “yes” to women bishops.
Why the New Archbishop of Canterbury Faces Challenges
The archbishop of Canterbury plans to force legislation through if the General Synod does not accept female bishops.
Bishop of Durham Justin Welby was appointed the new Archbishop of Canterbury this week, charged with leading the 77-million member Anglican Communion. Welby will take over for Rowan Williams, who announced his retirement earlier this year after leading the church for more than a decade.
Sistine Chapel Choir And Westminster Abbey Choir Join For Special Mass At Vatican
The Sistine Chapel Choir, whose boys and men sing for the pope at all his Masses, is about to get some illustrious company. It's the first time in its 500-plus year history that the pope's personal choir will sing as a single chorus with another choir, let alone one from the breakaway Anglican church.
Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams to Stand Down
Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has announced he is to stand down in December. He will take the position of Master of Magdalene College at the University of Cambridge from January next year, his website says.
Anglican Leader to Pray With Pope
The Archbishop of Canterbury will pray together with Pope Benedict XVI in a rare gesture of unity on Saturday despite simmering resentment over the Catholic Church's move to recruit Anglicans.
A Six-year-old Girl Writes A Letter To God - And the Archbishop of Canterbury Answers
Lulu`s teachers at a Scottish primary school asked her to write the following letter: “To God, How did you get invented?” His parents sent her letter to many Churches, but only the Archbishop of Canterbury replied.