2016 news archive

  1. Pope

    Archbishop gives Cross of Nails to Pope as symbol of reconciliation partnership


    The Archbishop of Canterbury presented Pope Francis with a silver Cross of Nails this evening as a symbol of their partnership in the work of reconciliation.

    3 min read
  2. Pope and Justin

    Common Declaration of Pope Francis and Archbishop Justin


    Archbishop Justin and Pope Francis issued a Common Declaration today. The Archbishop is in Rome to join in celebrations to mark 50 years of closer and deeper relationships between the Anglican Communion and the Roman Catholic Church.

    7 min read
  3. Cross of Nails - ABC with Coventry Dean Canon

    Lambeth Palace becomes 200th partner of the Community of the Cross of Nails


    Archbishop Justin was presented with a Cross of Nails today to mark Lambeth Palace becoming the 200th partner of the Community of the Cross of Nails.

    2 min read
  4. ABC Anselm

    Archbishop Justin sends good wishes for Rosh Hashanah


    Archbishop Justin Welby extends his warm wishes for Rosh Hashanah.

    2 min read
  5. Bishop Poggo

    Archbishop of Canterbury appoints Adviser for Anglican Communion Affairs


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has appointed Rt Revd Anthony Poggo, currently Bishop of Kajo-Keji in South Sudan, as his new Adviser for Anglican Communion Affairs.

    2 min read
  6. Archbishop Justin hands out crosses to new members of the Community of St Anselm, Lambeth Palace, 30 September 2016. (All photographs: Marc Gascoigne/Lambeth Palace)

    Archbishop commissions new members of Community of St Anselm


    Forty new members of Archbishop Justin Welby's monastic-inspired community for young Christians took their vow of commitment at Lambeth Palace today.

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

    Archbishop of Canterbury to visit Pope in Rome


    Archbishop Justin Welby and Pope Francis will be celebrating 50 years of closer ties between the Anglican and Roman Catholic churches.

    4 min read
  8. Peres

    Archbishop of Canterbury pays tribute to Shimon Peres


    In a statement on the death of former Israeli president Shimon Peres, the Archbishop of Canterbury said today.

    1 min read
  9. Emir 4

    Archbishop welcomes Emir of Kano to Lambeth Palace


    Archbishop Justin Welby welcomed HRH The Emir of Kano to Lambeth Palace this morning.

    1 min read
  10. Armagh

    Archbishops of Armagh and Canterbury welcome Belfast parades agreement


    The Archbishops have welcomed the agreement that ends the parading stand-off in North Belfast.

    1 min read