Archbishop of Canterbury

Canon Rosie Harper on the "good girl guides" who have been consecrated bishop

  "We haven't had anyone from left field," said the left-field Canon Rosie Harper to the left-field BBC, as two wonderful, gifted women were consecrated bishop by the Archbishop of Canterbury at Canterbury Cathedral. "It would be unkind to say they'll…

The martyrdom of Thomas Becket

  On this day in 1170 Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, was murdered by the knights of King Henry II in Canterbury Cathedral. It was muddled politics and religion -…

Welby loves Wimba Way

  The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, was Kirsty Young's castaway guest on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs today, and his narration of fascinating biographical anecdotes with intermittent spiritual…

The myth of the undeserving poor

  Unlike most Christian initiatives, this week's Feeding Britain report on poverty and foodbank use has whipped up a media storm filling up plenty of column inches and broadcast minutes. And it…