News and statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury in 2021.
  1. Planting a Tree of Hope small

    Archbishop of Canterbury visits Cairo


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has concluded a four-day visit to Cairo to celebrate the new Anglican Province of Alexandria. 

  2. Members of the Racial Justice Commission standing outside Lambeth Palace.

    Archbishops’ Racial Justice Commission Members Announced


    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York today announced the names of the 11  Commission Members who have been appointed to the Racial Justice Commission.

  3. Dr Maggie Atkinson

    Chair and survivor advocate appointed to Independent Safeguarding Board


    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have welcomed two key appointments to the new Independent Safeguarding Board that will oversee the Church of England's national safeguarding work. 

  4. The Government acts on social care - but is it enough?


    Richard Humphries, Commission Member, reflects on the recent announcement about social care.

  5. Forest fire

    Joint statement on climate change by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch


    Pope Francis, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and the Archbishop of Canterbury join together for the first time in an urgent appeal for the future of the planet

  6. Canterbury Crest

    Bishop of Ebbsfleet to step down to seek full communion with the Roman Catholic Church


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has accepted the resignation of Bishop Jonathan Goodall after eight years as Bishop of Ebbsfleet, following his decision to seek full communion with the Roman Catholic Church.

  7. The Archbishop of Canterbury logo.

    Archbishop Justin’s speech in Lords debate on Afghanistan


    The Archbishop gave this speech during today’s House of Lords debate on Afghanistan.

  8. A profile of Lord Boateng looking at the camera and smiling.

    Archbishops' Racial Justice Commission chair appointment


    The Archbishop of York has announced the Rt. Hon Lord Paul Boateng as the incoming Chair of the Archbishops' Racial Justice Commission.

  9. Vatican retreat

    Archbishop, Pope and Church of Scotland Moderator write to South Sudan’s leaders


    The three leaders have written to South Sudan's political leaders on the 10th anniversary of South Sudanese independence. 

  10. Palace refurbishment

    Lambeth Palace Refurbishment


    As part of a long-term refurbishment plan, Lambeth Palace is undertaking essential repairs to replace expired services and improve accessibility.