Archbishop Welby receives a warm welcome in Pakistan

By ACNS staff
Posted May 28, 2014

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby meets local Christians in Pakistan. Photo: Diocese of Raiwand

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop Justin Welby has received a warm welcome from the Church of Pakistan on the first day of his visit there.

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Accompanied by his wife Caroline and two staff members, Archbishop Welby spent time with the Church’s bishop, their spouses and other members of the Church.

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He met Governor of Punjab Mohammed Sarwar who, before becoming governor, was Britain’s first Muslim MP. Archbishop Welby also met other non-religious leaders.

In the evening he and his guests were treated to a culture event staged by the young people from the Church of Pakistan.

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More photos are available here.


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