2017 news archive

  1. ABC Anselm

    Archbishop gives Radio 4 Thought For The Day


    Read the script of the Archbishop's Thought For The Day on BBC Radio 4's Today programme this morning.

    3 min read
  2. ABC Justin Welby Cardinal Vincent Nichols

    Archbishop Justin Welby and Cardinal Vincent Nichols hold Facebook Live chat


    The Anglican and Roman Catholic leaders took questions from the public on unity, sharing the Gospel and solidarity with persecuted Christians.

    1 min read
  3. Obama Frame

    Barack Obama, Chancellor Merkel and Archbishop Welby send message to Manchester


    The Archbishop posted the message on social media after meeting with the former US president and the German chancellor in Berlin today.

    1 min read
  4. Light

    Archbishop Justin on the launch of Thy Kingdom Come


    In the week of the terrible attack in Manchester, the Archbishop reflects on the importance of coming together in prayer for people to know God's love.

    4 min read
  5. TKC Cathedral

    Hundreds of thousands worldwide prepare to pray Thy Kingdom Come


    Christians across England and around the world will gather to pray for evangelism between Ascension and Pentecost.

    3 min read
  6. Archbishop Justin, Caroline Welby and Archbishop Suheil at the Tent of Nations project in Bethlehem, Monday 8 May 2017.

    Archbishop of Canterbury concludes visit to the Holy Land


    Archbishop Justin Welby spent 10 days visiting Jordan, Israel and Palestine.

    11 min read
  7. ABC HH Pope Tawadros II LP

    Archbishop of Canterbury welcomes HH Pope Tawadros II to Lambeth Palace


    Archbishop Justin and Pope Tawadros met at Lambeth Palace before attending Evensong together at Westminster Abbey.


    6 min read
  8. Referendum ABC ABY

    General Election 2017: Archbishops highlight the place of faith in British life


    Faith has a central role to play in politics and this general election, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York say today.

    3 min read
  9. Archbishop Justin Welby and Archbishop Suheil Dawani with members of Gaza’s Christian community at Ahli Arab Hospital, Gaza City, 4th May 2017.

    Archbishop of Canterbury visits Gaza


    Archbishop Justin Welby made his first visit to Gaza today, on the third day of his 10-day official trip to the Holy Land.

    2 min read
  10. Israel Prayer

    Archbishop and Chief Rabbi meet friends of Hannah Bladon in Jerusalem


    The Archbishop and Chief Rabbi heard tributes from friends of the British student who was murdered in Israel last month.

    1 min read