2016 news archive

  1. Justin Scotland

    Archbishop to address Church of Scotland General Assembly


    The Archbishop of Canterbury will address the Church of Scotland’s General Assembly on Wednesday.

    1 min read
  2. ABC Bible

    Archbishop of Canterbury hosts live Bible study on Facebook


    The Archbishop of Canterbury was joined on Facebook by thousands of Christians around the world today for his first live Bible study on Facebook.

    2 min read
  3. ABC Anselm

    Archbishop calls for “great further step” to end AIDS by 2030


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has given his strong support to the work of community-based responses to the global AIDS epidemic.

    1 min read
  4. Pilgrims being baptised in the Jordan River (Credit: HALOTrust)

    Mine clearance at site of Christ’s baptism ‘a symbol of hope’


    Archbishop says clearance by HaloTrust will help communities overcome divisions

    1 min read
  5. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, welcomed the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, to Lambeth Palace this morning.

    President of Nigeria visits Lambeth Palace


    The Archbishop met and prayed with the ecumenical delegation of the South Sudan Council of Churches at Lambeth Palace today.

    2 min read
  6. ABC spoke to Premier Radio about prayer, evangelism and Thy Kingdom Come.

    Week of prayer for evangelism has ‘touched a chord’ says Archbishop


    Archbishop Justin Welby spoke to Premier Radio about prayer, evangelism and Thy Kingdom Come.

    2 min read
  7. Archbishop Justin welcomes The Queen to General Synod, 24 November 2015 (Photograph: Andrew Dunsmore/Picture Partnership)

    Archbishop wishes the Queen a happy 90th birthday


    Archbishop thankful for Her Majesty’s ‘ceaseless and faithful service’

    1 min read
  8. ACC 2016

    ACC commits to 'walking together' with the Primates


    ACC 'working in close collaboration with Primates', says Archbishop.

    1 min read
  9. ACC Standing Committee

    Archbishop reflects on ACC-16 as it draws to a close


    Archbishop says meeting 'looked carefully at what it means to be a disciple in a world of great difference and diversity'

    1 min read
  10. Archbishop's presidential address to ACC-16

    Archbishop's presidential address to ACC-16


    Archbishop Justin Welby gave a presidential address to members of the Anglican Consultative Council yesterday following evensong at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Lusaka, Zambia, during the gathering for ACC-16.

    16 min read