News and statements

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

    Response to Ecclesiastical Law Society report on CDM

    25/02/2021

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

  2. newham council houses

    Planning expert joins Archbishops’ Housing Commission team

    20/02/2021

    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.

     

  3. Coming Home.

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

    20/02/2021

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

  4. Candles

    A Prayer for Racial Justice Sunday

    13/02/2021

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

  5. Will Adam

    Archbishop’s Ecumenical Adviser takes on new Anglican Communion role

    12/02/2021

    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

  6. LGBT history month

    LGBT+ History Month: A message from the Archbishops

    11/02/2021

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

  7. Bishop Tim Thornton

    Bishop Tim Thornton to retire as Bishop at Lambeth

    10/02/2021

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

  8. ice cap

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

    05/02/2021

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

  9. Katie Harrison

    Archbishop of Canterbury appoints new public affairs adviser

    01/02/2021

     The Archbishop has appointed Katie Harrison to the Lambeth Palace team as his new public affairs adviser.