News and statements

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

    Reflections on COP26 and what comes next

    16/11/2021

    Archbishop Justin Welby reflects on COP26 and what comes next. 

  2. Archbishops at Synod delivering Joint Presidential Address

    General Synod: Joint presidential address by the Archbishops

    16/11/2021

    Read the text of Archbishop Justin Welby and Archbishop Stephen Cottrell's shared presidential address to General Synod today. 

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    Synod: Archbishop Justin's remarks on the Church of Ghana

    16/11/2021

    Archbishop Justin made these remarks at General Synod today about the Church of Ghana. 

  4. Archbishops and Earl of Wessex at General Synod

    Archbishop of Canterbury’s welcome speech to new General Synod

    16/11/2021

    Read the Archbishop’s welcome speech at the inaugural session of the new General Synod, which was attended by HRH The Earl of Wessex who delivered a message on behalf of HM The Queen. 

  5. City of London

    Archbishop's speech at Lord Mayor's Banquet

    16/11/2021

    Read the Archbishop's remarks that were delivered last night at the annual Lord Mayor's Banquet at London's Guildhall.

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    Archbishop of Canterbury's statement following a meeting with the Archbishop, bishops and senior clergy of the Anglican Church of Ghana

    12/11/2021

    Read the Archbishop of Canterbury's statement following a meeting with the Archbishop, bishops and senior clergy of the Anglican Church of Ghana last week:

  7. Cross of nails

    Archbishop of Canterbury speaks at RISING Global Peace Forum

    11/11/2021

    Read the Archbishop of Canterbury’s speech to the RISING Global Peace Forum at Coventry Cathedral on Armistice Day

  8. Caroline Boddington

    Archbishops pay tribute to Caroline Boddington for 17 years of service to Church of England

    03/11/2021

    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have paid tribute to the service of Caroline Boddington, who has announced today she will be leaving the National Church Institutions (NCIs) at the end of 2021 after 17 years as the Archbishops’ Secretary for Appointments and Development.

  9. Ice caps

    COP26 talks are “emergency surgery” for our world, says Archbishop

    31/10/2021

    As COP26 begins in Glasgow, the Archbishop calls for “radical action” and says the outcome of the talks will be “life or death for millions of people”.

  10. Canterbury Crest

    Archbishop of Canterbury's statement on Ghana’s anti-LGBTQ+ Bill

    26/10/2021

    Read the Archbishop of Canterbury’s statement on Ghana’s anti-LGBTQ+ Bill.