News and statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury in 2021.
  1. Archbishop awards Lambeth Doctorate to Canon John Rees

    Archbishop awards Lambeth Doctorate to Canon John Rees

    30/11/2021

    Canon Rees was awarded a Lambeth Doctorate of Civil Law in recognition of his distinguished service as Provincial Registrar.

  2. Life jacket

    Joint statement on refugee crisis by Archbishop and Church of Scotland Moderator

    26/11/2021

    Read a joint statement by Archbishop Justin and Lord Wallace on refugees and asylum seekers. 

  3. NFU

    Archbishop Justin's speech to the National Farmers Union

    22/11/2021

    The Archbishop delivered the annual Henry Plumb Lecture to the National Union of Farmers this evening. 

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    Personal statement from Archbishop Justin Welby on Bishop George Bell

    17/11/2021

    A personal statement from Archbishop Justin Welby. 

  5. Wind turbines

    Reflections on COP26 and what comes next

    16/11/2021

    Archbishop Justin Welby reflects on COP26 and what comes next. 

  6. Archbishops at Synod delivering Joint Presidential Address

    General Synod: Joint presidential address by the Archbishops

    16/11/2021

    Read the text of Archbishop Justin Welby and Archbishop Stephen Cottrell's shared presidential address to General Synod today. 

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    Synod: Archbishop Justin's remarks on the Church of Ghana

    16/11/2021

    Archbishop Justin made these remarks at General Synod today about the Church of Ghana. 

  8. Archbishops and Earl of Wessex at General Synod

    Archbishop of Canterbury’s welcome speech to new General Synod

    16/11/2021

    Read the Archbishop’s welcome speech at the inaugural session of the new General Synod, which was attended by HRH The Earl of Wessex who delivered a message on behalf of HM The Queen. 

  9. City of London

    Archbishop's speech at Lord Mayor's Banquet

    16/11/2021

    Read the Archbishop's remarks that were delivered last night at the annual Lord Mayor's Banquet at London's Guildhall.

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    Archbishop of Canterbury's statement following a meeting with the Archbishop, bishops and senior clergy of the Anglican Church of Ghana

    12/11/2021

    Read the Archbishop of Canterbury's statement following a meeting with the Archbishop, bishops and senior clergy of the Anglican Church of Ghana last week: