Most Rev & Rt Hon Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury

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Justin Portal Welby, Archbishop of Ca

Also Known As: "The Most Revd and Rt Hon Justin Welby MA(Cantab) BA DipMin"
Current Location:: Residence Lambeth Palace, London The Old Palace, Canterbury
Birthplace: London Eng
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Anthony Montague Browne and <private> Williams (Portal)
Husband of <private> Welby (Eaton)
Father of Johanna Welby; <private> Welby; <private> Roberts (Welby); <private> Welby; <private> Welby and 1 other
Half brother of <private> Welby

Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Most Rev & Rt Hon Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury

106th Archbishop of Canterbury, March 2013 -

Justin Portal Welby (born 6 January 1956) is the 105th and current Archbishop of Canterbury and senior bishop in the Church of England. Welby was formerly the vicar of Southam, Warwickshire, and most recently was the Bishop of Durham, serving for just over a year. As Archbishop of Canterbury he is Primate of All England and the symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion. DNA testing revealed him to be the biological son of Sir Anthony Arthur Duncan Montague Browne KCMG CBE DFC, private secretary to Winston Churchill.

Welby's early career was in the oil industry. In 1989, he studied for ordination at St John's College, Durham. After several parochial appointments he became the Dean of Liverpool in 2007 and the Bishop of Durham in 2011.

Welby's theology is reported as representing the evangelical tradition within Anglicanism.Some of his publications explore the relationship between finance and religion and, as a member of the House of Lords, he sits on the panel of the 2012 Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards

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Most Rev & Rt Hon Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury's Timeline

January 6, 1956
London Eng
November 5, 1982
Age 26
Paris, France