News Archive 2019

  1. UK

    Primates' FT letter on the UK Internal Market Bill


    The five primates of the UK and Ireland have written a joint letter in today's FT about the UK Internal Market Bill. 

  2. Children working in a classroom with face masks on.

    Archbishops Join Faith Leaders Call For Cross-Party Commission To Tackle Child Poverty


    A diverse group of faith leaders has written to the Prime Minister calling for the urgent establishment of a cross-party commission with the mandate and resources to tackle child poverty in England.

  3. Cross tint

    A letter to clergy from Archbishops Justin Welby and Stephen Cottrell and the Bishop of London


    Following the announcement of a second national lockdown, a letter has been sent to clergy from the Archbishops and Bishop Sarah Mullally. 

  4. Cathedral

    Archbishops join interfaith call to PM to allow public worship


    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York, together with the Bishop of London, have joined national faith leaders in calling on the Government to permit public worship during the forthcoming lockdown in England.

  5. Chapel cross

    A Letter to the Nation from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York


    Ahead of national lockdown, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have written a letter to the nation. 

  6. prayer

    Churches to hold month of prayer as second lockdown begins


    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York and other senior church leaders are inviting Christians to participate in a month of prayer as a second lockdown in England comes into force.


  7. Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Westminster Abbey

    Archbishop Justin Welby's Sermon at the Centenary of the Burial of the Unknown Warrior


    Read the Archbishop's sermon at today's service at Westminster Abbey. 

  8. Isabelle Hamley

    Archbishop of Canterbury’s Chaplain to become key Church of England theology adviser


    Dr Hamley will serve as Secretary for Ecumenical Relations and Theology and Theological Adviser to the House of Bishops. 

  9. Sermon COSA

    Archbishop Justin Welby to take sabbatical and study leave in 2021


    The Archbishop will spend the time between May and early August next year in prayer, study and reflection.