Justin Portal Welby (born 6 January 1956) is the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury and the most senior bishop in the Church of England.
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[Nigel Farage] appeared to suggest staying in the EU made the risk of assaults like those in Cologne on New Year's Eve more likely in the future. Justin Welby told MPs that the remarks were an "inexcusable pandering to people's worries and prejudices". [...] "That's giving legitimisation to racism… we can't legitimise that," he said.
Welby has been a strong supporter of Anglican consecration of women as bishops. Following the narrow rejection of legislation to allow women to be consecrated bishops by the General Synod in November 2012, Welby spoke of a "Very grim day, most of all for women priests and supporters."
The Archbishop of Canterbury has thrown his weight behind the campaign to remain in the EU, saying Britain should be "a country for the world".
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is advising Christians not to talk about their faith unless they're asked to do so.
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