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Archbishop of Canterbury speaks on UK's anti-Daesh military campaign

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has said that the “Just War” criteria have been met to justify military action against Daesh (IS, ISIL, ISIS) in Syria; but warned that merely bombing Daesh targets would “confirm their dreadful belief that what they are doing is the will of God.” He called for a holistic approach to tackling Daesh, which should include a “global theological component”.

02 December 2015

Archbishop of Canterbury backs military in fight against Daesh

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has backed the use of military intervention in the fight against Daesh (also known as ISIS, ISIL, or IS). His backing came during a debate at the Church of England’s General Synod this week on a motion about the refugee crisis.

27 November 2015

Archbishop Welby speaks of heartbreak following Paris attacks

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has spoken of the “utterly heart-breaking” attacks in Paris earlier this month, during an interview for the BBC television worship programme Songs of Praise.

23 November 2015

'Understand ISIS' former Archbishop Rowan Williams advises journalists

THE former Archbishop of Canterbury this week (17 November) criticised sections of the media for "dehumanising" Islamic State.

19 November 2015

Religious beliefs are 'core part of what it is to be human' - Abp Welby

Archbishop of Canterbury says freedom to practice religious beliefs must be protected

16 July 2015

Anglican bishop expresses horror at ISIS killing of Ethiopian Christians

Letter urges Ethiopian churches to follow reconciling example of Jesus and to resist the temptation to hate 

21 April 2015

Archbishop Welby visits Egypt to offer condolence for murdered Christians

Archbishop of Canterbury expresses solidarity in meetings with religious and political leaders

20 April 2015

Egyptians in Libya: to flee or to stay?

"The...[IS] video had sent shockwaves through the whole Christian community, as well as ordinary Libyan families." - Revd Eban Baskra Vasihar

02 March 2015