News Archive 2019

  1. ABC Synod Crop

    Archbishop of Canterbury's address to General Synod


    Read the Archbishop's address to Synod today. 

  2. ABC and ABY

    ‘Renewal' for Church is coming despite ‘trauma’ of pandemic, say Archbishops


    The Church will emerge “renewed and changed” from the crisis of the global coronavirus pandemic, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have said.

  3. ABC Washington sermon

    'We cannot surround our love with barbed wire' - Archbishop Justin's sermon at Washington National Cathedral


    The Archbishop preached via video at Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. today. 

  4. Bishop of Colombo

    Archbishop of Canterbury announces new Bishop of Colombo


    The next Bishop of Colombo in the Church of Ceylon will be Fr Dushantha Rodrigo. 

  5. School pupils wearing face masks

    Archbishop of Canterbury and Bishop of Durham urge Government to expand free school meals


    Archbishop and Bishop say harrowing numbers of people face destitution by Christmas.  

  6. Church of England logo

    IICSA report; open letter


    Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse; an open letter from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, the lead safeguarding bishop and the national director of safeguarding.

  7. IICSA logo

    Personal statement from Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby following publication of IICSA report 


    A statement from the Archbishop following publication today of the IICSA report on the Anglican Church in England and Wales.

  8. Church of England logo

    PCR2 Reference Group for National Church Institutions and Archbishops publishes Terms of Reference


    PCR2 will be completed in every Church of England Diocese by 2021. 

  9. WCC

    Archbishop of Canterbury becomes patron of CHIPS peacemaking charity


    Archbishop Justin Welby succeeds Archbishop Dr John Sentamu as patron of the "radical and innovative" peacemaking organisation. 

  10. Archbishop Justin speaking at the launch of 'Living Reconciliation', General Synod, London

    Archbishop of Canterbury backs launch of Alliance for Full Employment


    The Archbishop has written to Gordon Brown welcoming the launch of the Alliance for Full Employment.