UK Christian and Jewish leaders speak against anti-Semitism and persecution of Christians

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has joined other Christian and Jewish leaders to speak out against the rise of anti-Semitism in the UK and the persecution of Christians in many parts of the world. Britain’s Chief Rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis; the leader of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales, Cardinal Vincent Nichols; and the head of the Greek Orthodox Church in Great Britain, Archbishop Gregorious; are amongst the religious leaders who co-signed a letter to The Times newspaper today (Thursday). The religious leaders, Co-Presidents of the Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ), used their letter to express concern about the rise in anti-Semitism in the UK.

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Archbishop of Canterbury inaugurates Anglican province in Muslim-majority Sudan



The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has inaugurated an Anglican province in Muslim-majority Sudan. Sudan became the 39th province of the worldwide Anglican Communion on Sunday (30 July). Speaking at the service of inauguration in All Saints’ Cathedral, Khartoum, at which he installed the new Primate of Sudan, Ezekiel Kumir Kondo, Bishop of Khartoum, Welby said the inauguation marked a “new beginning” for the country’s Christian community.

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