2014 news archive

  1. Lambeth Palace exterior

    Revd Mark Poulson appointed to serve as Archbishop's Inter Religious Affairs Secretary


    The Revd Mark Poulson has been appointed to serve as the Secretary for Inter-Religious Affairs to the Archbishop of Canterbury and National Inter-Religious Affairs Adviser for the Church of England.

    2 min read
  2. Archbishop Justin speaking at the launch of 'Living Reconciliation', General Synod, London

    Reconciliation demands we stop 'holding back', says Archbishop Justin


    Archbishop of Canterbury praises new book aimed at inspiring Anglicans around the world to engage in reconciliation.

    2 min read
  3. ABC at Lambeth Palace

    Women bishops: Archbishop hails "new way of being the church"


    Archbishop Justin says the Church can begin "moving forward together" after General Synod enacts women bishops legislation. 

    2 min read
  4. Archbishop Justin with the Bishop of Birmingham, the Most Revd David Urquhart.

    'Reconciliation in action' - Archbishop of Canterbury on church schools


    Archbishop Justin Welby addressed a conference of church school leaders and Chairs of governing bodies in the Diocese of Birmingham today. Read his speech below.

    13 min read
  5.  Archbishop Justin and Pope Francis will have their third fomal meeting in Rome next week.

    Archbishop sends message to Anglican anti-slavery meeting in Rome


    Tackling trafficking and modern slavery is "a huge and daunting challenge" - but one that must be faced, Archbishop tells Anglicans gathering in Rome.

    2 min read
  6. Archbishop Justin and Archbishop Daniel meet with the Chief Imam of Ghana, Kumasi.

    Archbishop Justin visits Ghana with praise for its 'remarkable' religious tolerance


    Archbishop visits the Province of West Africa on the final overseas leg of his global visits to fellow Anglican Primates. 

    2 min read
  7. Archbishop Justin with Archbishop Stephen in Yangon, Myanmar.

    Archbishop visits South East Asia and Myanmar


    Archbishop Justin concludes five-day visit to the Anglican provinces of South East Asia and Myanmar. 

    1 min read
  8. ABC at Lambeth Palace

    Message to the Anglican-Oriental Orthodox International Commission


    Archbishop Justin Welby's message to the Third Anglican-Oriental Orthodox International Commission, which is being held in Cairo this week.

    2 min read
  9. Archbishop Justin, Bishop Richard Moth, Canon Michael Kavanagh and Bishop James Langstaff, pictured at Lambeth Palace.

    Archbishop Justin licenses Prison Chaplain-General


    Archbishop of Canterbury licenses the Revd Canon Michael Kavanagh and meets with HM Prisons faith advisors. 

    1 min read
  10. Archbishop preaches on pilgrimage at Canterbury Cathedral

    Archbishop preaches on pilgrimage at Canterbury Cathedral


    Archbishop Justin celebrated the ancient tradition of pilgrimage on Sunday by walking with pilgrims through Canterbury and preaching at Evensong in the Cathedral.

    2 min read