News and statements

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

    Archbishops invite nation to pray as UK passes 100,000 deaths


    "100,000 isn’t just an abstract figure - each number is a person: someone we loved and someone who loved us," the Archbishops said. 

  2. ABC receives covid vaccine

    Archbishop receives Covid-19 vaccine as part of St Thomas’ Hospital chaplaincy team


    The Archbishop has praised the work of NHS staff and chaplains and encouraged everyone to get the vaccine when they are invited.

  3. Canterbury high altar

    Letter from Archbishop Justin and Bishop Rose to Canterbury diocese


    Archbishop Justin and Bishop Rose have written to parishes in Canterbury diocese following the latest Covid-19 restrictions. 

  4. New Year message

    The Archbishop of Canterbury's New Year Message


    Read the Archbishop's New Year message for 2021

  5. community

    Archbishop urges a 'new era of community spirit' in The Sun


    Read Archbishop Justin Welby's article for The Sun, in which he reminds us of the importance of community. 

  6. candles

    Archbishop Justin writes about finding hope in The Spectator


    Read Archbishop Justin's article about finding hope in the midst of despair. 

  7. Christmas nativity

    'A Christmas Like No Other'


    Read Archbishop Justin Welby's article in Saga magazine, reminding us of our power to bring light and hope in dark times. 

  8. foreign aid

    'We have made a promise to the world's poorest people': Archbishop Justin Welby writes for the Financial Times


    Archbishop Justin writes for the Financial Times on the importance of Britain maintaining its foreign aid budget.