News and statements

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

  2. 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.

  3. COVID 19 Treatment Centre

    No-one is safe until everyone is safe – why we need a global response to COVID-19


    The world must choose between vaccine nationalism and human solidarity, say the faith, health and humanitarian leaders convened by the Archbishop and ICRC President Peter Maurer.

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    Statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury


    Following a recent meeting with survivors of the abuse carried out by John Smyth QC, the Archbishop has made the following the statement today. 

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    Archbishop Justin contributes to the Queen's Speech Debate in the House of Lords


    Read Archbishop Justin's speech on the Foreign Affairs and Defence day of the Queen’s Speech Debate in the House of Lords.

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    Archbishop of Canterbury appoints new chaplain


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has appointed the Revd Tosin Oladipo as his new chaplain.

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    Archbishop of Canterbury launches film series exploring how Christians can be peacemakers


    'Faith in a Conflicted World' explores the themes taught in the Difference Course. 

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    The Archbishops' Statement in response to the Anti-Racism Taskforce Report


    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have issued this statement in response to the Anti-Racism Taskforce Report published today.

  9. 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.

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    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.