2016 news archive

  1. Read the Archbishop of Canterbury's on the vision for CofE schools in this week's TES.

    Archbishop: Church of England schools can help shape 'hopeful' society


    Read the Archbishop of Canterbury's on the vision for CofE schools in this week's TES.

    5 min read
  2. Assisi Group Walk

    Archbishop prays for peace with Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew in Assisi - video


    Archbishop Justin Welby joined Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew in the ecumenical prayer and concluding ceremony of the World Day for Peace in Assisi today, along with the representatives from various religions.

    4 min read
  3. Thy Kingdom Come

    Churches unite with the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Pentecost prayer initiative


    Churches across England and around the Anglican Communion are uniting around the second year of Thy Kingdom Come, the call by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York for Christians to pray in the run-up to Pentecost for more people to know Jesus Christ.

    5 min read
  4. Archbishop Albert Chama

    Archbishop of Central Africa writes to Ban Ki-moon on refugees


    At the request of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Archbishop Albert Chama has written to the UN Secretary General ahead of the UN summit on refugees and migrants today.

    5 min read
  5. ABC and Nigeria’s General Yakubu Gowon 3

    Archbishop welcomes Nigeria’s General Yakubu Gowon to Lambeth Palace


    The former head of state of Nigeria visited the Archbishop at Lambeth Palace during his visit to London.

    1 min read
  6. ABC Stock 2

    Archbishop welcomes UK Holocaust memorial design competition


    Archbishop Justin Welby has welcomed the Government's competition to design a UK Holocaust memorial next to Parliament.

    1 min read
  7. Thy Kingdom Come 2017

    Prayer changes everything - looking ahead to Thy Kingdom Come 2017


    This year the Pentecost initiative Thy Kingdom Come brought thousands together in prayer across the country for people to know Jesus Christ. Next year it's going global, writes the Archbishop in the Church Times.

    6 min read
  8. Rabbi Shear Yashuv Cohen

    Archbishop pays tribute to former Haifa chief rabbi Shear Yashuv Cohen


    The Archbishop of Canterbury said Rabbi Shear Yashuv Cohen’s commitment to Jewish-Christian dialogue was a blessing that will live on.

    1 min read
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    Archbishop sends message on 25th anniversary of Meissen Agreement


    Message from the Archbishop of Canterbury on the occasion of the commemoration of 25 years since the signing of the Meissen Agreement.

    4 min read
  10. Bishop David Jenkins

    Archbishop expresses sadness at death of Bishop David Jenkins


    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has expressed his sadness at the death of the Rt Revd David Jenkins, the former Bishop of Durham.

    1 min read