News and statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury in 2021.
  1. Provincial Registrar announcement

    New Provincial Registrar of Canterbury Appointed


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has appointed Darren Oliver as Provincial Registrar of Canterbury, on the retirement of Canon John Rees.

  2. A logo with green text reading "Reimagining Care" with yellow, green, purple and blue shapes above it.

    Archbishops launch new Commission on Reimagining Care


    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have today announced a new commission aimed at developing a radical and inspiring vision, drawing on Christian theology and tradition, that reimagines care and support.

  3. Rt Rev Dr Emma Ineson

    Bishop Emma Ineson to be Bishop to the Archbishops of Canterbury and York


    Currently Bishop of Penrith, Bishop Emma will take up the position from 1st June 2021.


  4. Archbishop Justin HoL

    Archbishop pays tribute to The Duke of Edinburgh in the House of Lords


    Read the Archbishop's speech in the House of Lords this afternoon for the Humble Address to Her Majesty The Queen on the death of her husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

  5. HRH Prince Philip

    Archbishop gives Radio 4 'Thought For the Day' on HRH Prince Philip


    Read the text of Archbishop Justin's Thought for the Day on Radio 4 this morning. 

  6. Lambeth Awards

    Archbishop of Canterbury announces 2021 Lambeth Awards


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has today announced the recipients of the 2021 Lambeth Awards.

  7. South Sudanese Council of Churches

    Archbishop pays tribute to Archbishop Emeritus Paolino Lukudu Loro


    Archbishop has paid tribute to Roman Catholic Archbishop Emeritus Loro who has died at the age of 81. 

  8. Justin Welby at Canterbury Cathedral

    The Archbishop of Canterbury's Ecumenical Easter Letter


    Read Archbishop Justin Welby's Easter letter to partners and heads of churches around the world.

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    Archbishop Justin on Radio 4 Thought For The Day


    Archbishop Justin gave this reflection on Radio 4's Thought For the Day on the first anniversary of the UK's national lockdown.