News and statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury in 2021.
  1. Houses

    Archbishops launch new Commission on Families and Households


    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have today announced a new commission to explore what support families and households need to flourish in today’s society.

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    Statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury regarding comments by the Primate of Nigeria


    Statement from Archbishop Justin Welby regarding the Most Reverend Henry C Ndukuba’s recent comments about homosexuality. 

  3. Stained glass

    Response to Ecclesiastical Law Society report on CDM


    A statement from the Bishop at Lambeth, Tim Thornton, chair of the Church of England’s CDM working party. 

  4. newham council houses

    Planning expert joins Archbishops’ Housing Commission team


    The Head of Planning for the Duchy of Cornwall is to help take forward the Church of England’s work to tackle the housing crisis, it was announced today.


  5. Coming Home.

    Church must play key role in national effort to solve housing crisis, says Archbishops’ Commission


    Church must play key role in national effort to solve the housing crisis, says Archbishops’ Commission.

  6. Candles

    A Prayer for Racial Justice Sunday


    A prayer by Archbishop Justin Welby and Dr Sanjee Perera for Racial Justice Sunday. 

  7. Will Adam

    Archbishop’s Ecumenical Adviser takes on new Anglican Communion role


    The Reverend Dr William Adam will become Deputy Secretary General of the Anglican Communion whilst remaining the Communion’s Director of Unity, Faith and Order

  8. LGBT history month

    LGBT+ History Month: A message from the Archbishops


    A message from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York on LGBT+ History Month

  9. Bishop Tim Thornton

    Bishop Tim Thornton to retire as Bishop at Lambeth


    The Rt Revd Tim Thornton is to retire as Bishop at Lambeth after four years in the role.

  10. ice cap

    Archbishop of Canterbury addresses international faith leaders ahead of COP26 climate change conference


    Read Archbishop Justin's speech to faith leaders ahead of the COP26 climate change conference.