17th December 2014
Church of England to announce name of first female bishop 1
9:51 AM — The Church of England looks set, in an historic move, to appoint its first female bishop.
1st October 2014
Archbishop of Canterbury cancels Lambeth Conference over gay clergy row 52
12:23 PM — Plans for the Anglican Communion's next Lambeth Conference have reportedly been scrapped amid fears of a boycott from African churches, over gay clergy.
18th September 2014
Archbishop of Canterbury: I have doubted God in lots of different ways 13
7:54 PM — The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has said he has doubted God in "lots of different ways".
17th September 2014
Archbishop of Canterbury adviser warns Bishops ‘decisions have to be made’ on same-sex weddings 14
3:32 PM — An adviser to the Archbishop of Canterbury has warned Bishops that "decisions will have to be made" on the Church's approach to same-sex marriage.
16th September 2014
Dean of St Albans shortlisted to become first out Bishop 21
5:54 PM — The Dean of St Albans, Dr Jeffrey John, who is the Church of England's most senior out cleric, has now been shortlisted to become a Diocesan Bishop.
8th September 2014
Gay clergy ‘depressed’ over Church of England marriage ban 30
4:50 PM — A lobbying group has warned the Church of England that a ban on gay clergy marrying is pushing them away from the church.
14th August 2014
Christian rock star Vicky Beeching comes out as gay: ‘God loves me just the way I am’ 48
12:50 AM — Christian rock star Vicky Beeching has come out as gay, discussed her evangelical upbringing and struggles with her sexuality.
31st July 2014
Survey: One in 200 UK churchgoers in same-sex relationships 26
11:54 AM — One in 200 churchgoers has entered into a formal relationship with someone of the same sex, new research shows.
20th July 2014
Gay vicar who defied Church to marry same-sex partner opens post office inside church 8
2:42 PM — A popular gay vicar who defied the Church of England to marry his same-sex partner has raised eyebrows again, by opening a post office in one of his churches.
13th July 2014
Archbishop of Canterbury still ‘not convinced’ by arguments for same-sex marriage 43
6:01 PM — The Archbishop of Canterbury has rejected claims that he has personally changed his opinion on same-sex marriage, saying he is still "not convinced" by arguments for it.
28th June 2014
Archbishop of Canterbury once joked that evangelicals are ‘homophobic versions of the Taliban’ 31
7:15 PM — The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby once joked that evangelical Christians are like "homophobic European versions of the Taliban", it has emerged today.
14th May 2014
Exclusive: Nick Clegg: ‘The Archbishop of Canterbury is right to denounce homophobia’ 15
12:29 PM — Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has praised the Archbishop of Canterbury for speaking out against homophobia and for his "honesty" over his position on same-sex marriage.
Spokesman: Archbishop of Canterbury does not endorse same-sex marriage 22
12:10 PM — A spokesman for the Archbishop of Canterbury has claimed he was not endorsing same-sex marriage when he labelled it 'great' in a Pink News interview.
13th May 2014
Exclusive: Archbishop of Canterbury: It’s ‘great’ that equal marriage is the law of the land 76
10:16 PM — In an exclusive interview with PinkNews, the Archbishop of Canterbury has said it’s “great” that same-sex couples in England and Wales can now marry and that it’s “right and proper, it’s the law of the land.”
12th May 2014
Archbishop of Canterbury: ‘Anti-gay bullying is always unacceptable and totally wrong’ 41
4:56 PM — Justin Welby says he is committed to tackling homophobic bullying but admits the Church of England “has to learn” from its historical hostility towards same-sex relationships.
Archbishop of Canterbury to unveil anti-homophobia initiative for Church of England schools 30
11:51 AM — The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is set to announce anti-homophobia measures to be implemented in Church of England schools.
27th April 2014
UK: African bishops ‘deeply troubled’ by lack of action over gay clergy marrying 22
12:22 PM — A group of African bishops have said they are 'deeply troubled' by the lack of action against clergy flouting the ban on same-sex marriage.
23rd April 2014
Archbishop of Wales: ‘Jesus had nothing to say about same-sex relationships’ 43
1:53 PM — The Archbishop of Wales has hinted that Anglican opposition to equal marriage is not set in stone.
4th April 2014
Archbishop of Canterbury defends Anglican position on gays from Ann Widdecombe attack 21
5:33 PM — The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has defended the Church of England's position on gay relationships from an attack by former MP Ann Widdecombe, saying the issue is "complex" and that "people can't help being gay".
Archbishop of Canterbury: Africans could be killed if the Church of England backs same-sex marriage 60
1:38 PM — The Archbishop of Canterbury has spoken out about the Church of England's perceived reluctance to support same-sex relationships, saying that African Anglicans could be attacked or killed as a result.