2015 news archive

  1. Archbishop Justin will join thousands for the Alban Pilgrimage on Saturday.

    Archbishop of Canterbury to visit St Albans diocese


    The Archbishop of Canterbury will spend three days visiting churches and communities in the Diocese of St Albans.

    2 min read
  2. Archbishop Justin Welby 012

    Archbishop joins faith leaders calling for action on climate change


    Archbishop Justin Welby and other faith leaders pledge to fast and pray for success of UN climate summit in Paris.

    2 min read
  3. Magna Carta

    Archbishop of Canterbury marks 800th anniversary of Magna Carta


    Archbishop Justin Welby joined celebrations at Runnymede for Magna Carta's 800th anniversary. Read his speech below.

    3 min read
  4. ABC GI PC

    Archbishop and Grand Imam meet with Prince Charles


    Archbishop Justin Welby and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar met with Prince Charles at Clarence House.

    1 min read
  5. Reception 1

    Archbishop hosts reception for Grand Imam of Al-Azhar


    Archbishop welcomes Christians, Muslims and members of other faiths to reception at Lambeth Palace for the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar.

    4 min read
  6. Women greet the Archbishop in Juba

    Archbishop praises new book on theology and church growth


    Jesus Christ alone is the reason for growing churches, says Archbishop in foreword to new book on theology and church growth.

    2 min read
  7. Archbishop Justin Welby and Shaykh Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb at a press conference at Lambeth Palace, 10 June 2015. (Picture: Lambeth Palace)

    Archbishop welcomes Grand Imam of Al-Azhar to Lambeth Palace


    Archbishop Justin Welby and Shaykh Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb commit to 'build bridges of peace' on first day of the Grand Imam's two-day visit with the Archbishop.

    3 min read
  8. ABC Justin Welby Crop

    Archbishop 'delighted' to be christening Princess Charlotte


    The Archbishop of Canterbury will christen Princess Charlotte on Sunday 5th July at St Mary Magdalene Church, Sandringham.

    1 min read
  9. Bishop David Urquhart

    Archbishop appoints new lead bishop in the Lords


    The Bishop of Birmingham, David Urquhart, has been appointed by the Archbishop of Canterbury as Convenor of the Lords Spiritual.

    1 min read
  10. Cooking

    Archbishop joins cooking event to highlight food poverty


    The Archbishop of Canterbury joined bishops, chefs and a bible scholar on Friday to discuss the church’s role in tackling food poverty.

    2 min read