2014 news archive

  1. ABC at Lambeth Palace

    Church of England approves women bishops


    Archbishop of Canterbury welcomes the result but stresses this is not "winner takes all" but "in love a time for the family to move on together."

    3 min read
  2. ABC at Lambeth Palace

    Archbishop Justin on the Andrew Marr show


    A wide-ranging interview with Archbishop Justin was broadcast on the BBC's Andrew Marr show this morning.

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

    Archbishop Justin on the common good


    The Archbishop contributed this afternoon to a debate on the common good at the meeting of the General Synod in York

    3 min read
  4. Lambeth Palace exterior

    Church Commissioners confirm Wonga exit


    Church Commissioners for England announce their indirect exposure to payday lender Wonga has been removed and that no profit has been made from the investment. 

    1 min read
  5. ABC Mediation

    Archbishop Justin writes for The Times on the Assisted Dying Bill


    Archbishop Justin has written for The Times on why he believes the Assisted Dying Bill, which will be debate in the House of Lords next week, is "both mistaken and dangerous".

    5 min read
  6. ABC at Lambeth Palace

    Archbishop writes to EDK Council Chairman offering prayers as he lays down office


    Archbishop Justin wrote to the Chairman of the Council of the Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland (EKD), the Revd Dr Nikolaus Schneider, who is laying down his office in November.

    2 min read
  7. ABC Mediation

    Archbishop expresses deep sorrow at passing of Primate of Orthodox Church in Ukraine


    Archbishop Justin wrote to His Eminence, Metropolitan Onufry of Chernivtsi and Bukovina to express deep sorrow at the passing away of the Primate of the Orthodox Church in Ukraine, the Most Reverend Metropolitan Volodymyr of Kiev and All Ukraine

    2 min read
  8. The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby speaking to Anglican clergy in Mauritius.

    Follow Jesus in prayer, Archbishop tells Anglicans in Mauritius


    Archbishop urges focus on prayer, reconciliation and evangelism as he concludes visit to Anglican primates in central and southern Africa. 

    2 min read