News | Entertainment
24 Jan 2018 1:03
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Days of Xmas
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Angelina Jolie has met with the Archbishop of Canterbury

    The 41-year-old actress and Justin Welby, the head of the Church of England, spoke at Lambeth Palace in London on Thursday (16.03.17) to mark the fifth anniversary of the Preventing Sexual Violence initiative (PSVI), which the screen beauty - who is a special envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees - founded five years ago, and the Christian figure was honoured to meet the Hollywood star.


    Speaking about the convention, Justin posted on Twitter: "Privilege to welcome UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie. Discussed refugee crisis, South Sudan and prevention of sexual violence in conflict (sic)"

    During the visit, the 'Maleficent' star - who has six children, Maddox, 15, Pax,13, Zahara, 12, Shiloh, 10, and eight-year-old twins Vivienne and Knox, whom she raises with estranged husband Brad Pitt - and Justin spoke at length about what could be done about the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan where people are starving from famine due to the civil war which has ravaged the African country.

    This is not the first time Justin and Angelina have met; the pair joined forces two years prior at the launch of the Center for Peace and security at the London School of Economics, which saw Angelina converse with significant figures from across the globe about bringing an end to sexual violence in conflict.

    Justin has previously praised the star for taking "great personal risks" and spoken "authentically" about the topic.

    Speaking at the time, he said: "The role of the U.N. Secretary General's Special Envoy on Refugees, Angelina Jolie, is one that has been extraordinary. What she said just now sums up so beautifully the issues we are facing, and puts it so precisely in terms of the challenge that there is. It's wonderful that she has committed her time, her energy, and has taken great personal risks in order to be able to speak authentically as to what she's done."

    © 2018 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     23 Jan: Russell Brand wants to provide permanent housing for Windsor's homeless population as a wedding gift to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
     23 Jan: Brandi Glanville has told Gerard Butler to "f**k off" after he opened up about their past hook-up
     23 Jan: Katy Perry has been stung by a jellyfish whilst trying out a new watersport in the sea
     23 Jan: Anika Noni Rose has claimed she was once sexually assaulted by a stranger on a plane
     23 Jan: Jean-Claude Van Damme believes you can feel emotions through plasma TV screens
     23 Jan: Kris Jenner splashed out $10,000 on gifts and clothing for her new granddaughter
     23 Jan: David and Victoria Beckham are "saving the pennies" now
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Donald's Ulster deal off after injury More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Over 50 charges about steel mesh product More...



     Today's News

    International:
    Dead Sea Scrolls: New discoveries and what they mean 23:06

    International:
    Openly gay Indian prince Manvendra Singh Gohil fights to reform anti-LGBT law 22:06

    Motoring:
    North Island highway closed by flooding 21:56

    Business:
    Over 50 charges about steel mesh product 21:56

    Entertainment:
    Russell Brand wants to provide permanent housing for Windsor's homeless population as a wedding gift to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle 21:51

    Entertainment:
    Brandi Glanville has told Gerard Butler to "f**k off" after he opened up about their past hook-up 21:21

    Soccer:
    Kilkenny parts ways with Melbourne City 21:16

    Entertainment:
    Katy Perry has been stung by a jellyfish whilst trying out a new watersport in the sea 20:51

    Politics:
    Chinese hip hop culture and rap scene target of government crackdown 20:46

    Entertainment:
    Anika Noni Rose has claimed she was once sexually assaulted by a stranger on a plane 20:21


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2018 New Zealand City Ltd