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Is There a God?': Famed Faith Leader's Incredibly Honest Response to a Journalist's Question About Faith

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"Probably not what the archbishop of Canterbury should say."

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby leads prayers during the Easter service at Canterbury Cathedral in southeastern England, Sunday April 20, 2014. The Archbishop of Canterbury used his Easter sermon to highlight the hardship of people suffering from conflict around the world. (AP Photo/PA, Gareth Fuller) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the head of the Church of England, recently admitted that there are moments that even he questions God's existence.

Welby, who was interviewed by a BBC reporter in front of a live audience of hundreds at Bristol Cathedral in the United Kingdom last week, spoke openly about his momentary struggles, but said that, in the end, he believes God is faithful, according to the Guardian.

His transparent answer came after the BBC's Lucy Tegg asked whether he ever has doubts.

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby leads prayers during the Easter service at Canterbury Cathedral in southeastern England, Sunday April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/PA, Gareth Fuller)

"Yes. I do. In lots of different ways really. It's a really good question," Welby said. "There are moments, sure, where you think 'Is there a God? Where is God?'"

Welby proceeded to share recent example that highlighted how he sometimes experiences and struggles with uncertainty.

"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," he explained.

But Welby said that, in the end, he believes in the Lord's faithfulness.

"It is not about feelings, it is about the fact that God is faithful," he said. "And the extraordinary thing about being a Christian is that God is faithful even when we are not."

Watch Welby's comments below:

(H/T: The Guardian)

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