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Christianity: Leader Of The Church of England Admits He Has Doubts If God Exists

The archbishop made his comments about doubt in front of a crowd of about 1,000 people, not all of whom were churchgoers

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Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby expressed "deep concern about the stress for the Anglican Communion" by changing "the definition of marriage in the canons so that any reference to marriage as between a man and a woman is removed." play

Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby expressed "deep concern about the stress for the Anglican Communion" by changing "the definition of marriage in the canons so that any reference to marriage as between a man and a woman is removed."

(The Guardian UK)
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Leader of the Church of England , Justin Welby has said he sometimes has doubts about God, according to BBC.

Welby the Archbishop of Canterbury made this statement in an interview with BBC Bristol, adding that he doubted in "lots of different ways".

He said: "There are moments, sure, when you think, 'Is there a God?' 'Where is God?'"

When asked about doubt by presenter Lucy Tegg, he said: "It is a really good question. I love the Psalms, if you look at Psalm 88 that's full of doubt.

"The other day I was praying over something as I was running, and I ended up saying to God 'look this is all very well, but isn't it about time you did something, if you're there?'

"Which is probably not what the Archbishop of Canterbury should say."

Welby stated that it was okay to to occasionally have doubt, and still be a Christian.

He added: "The extraordinary thing about being a Christian is that God is faithful even when we're not.

"When we get into the wrong place he comes alongside us and says, 'Right let's go from here.'"

The archbishop made his comments about doubt in front of a crowd of about 1,000 people, not all of whom were churchgoers, and the event took place on 12 September.

The comments in question were made in response to a specific question about whether he had ever struggled with doubts.

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