Day: December 22, 2016

Another Archbishop’s voice: Rowan Williams on the gift of Christmas

Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams writes about the significance of Christ’s birth on ABC’s Religion Ethics. From his reflection: Relationship is the new thing at Christmas, the new possibility of being related to God as Jesus was and is. But here’s the catch and the challenge. To come into this glorious future is to …

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Justin Welby focuses on the vulnerable and the marginalized in his Christmas message

Anglican News published the Archbishop of Canterbury’s ecumenical Christmas message today, which follows. A Christmas letter to churches around the world from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby. Greetings in the name of Jesus, the Word made flesh who by the action of God and the obedience of His blessed Mother, the God bearer, came …

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Trump’s inaugural interfaith prayer service: Few details so far

Updated, late Thursday afternoon: The Washington Post reports that Trump and his family will attend St. John’s Episcopal Church for a “private family church service” on the morning of the inauguration. The official inauguration ceremonies are set to launch with the president-elect and Vice President-elect Mike Pence laying a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery Thursday, …

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