2017 news archive

  1. Lords Westminster

    London attack: Archbishop of Canterbury responds in House of Lords


    Paying tribute to victims and first responders, Archbishop Justin Welby spoke of the "deep values" in British society that give us the strength to persevere.

    4 min read
  2. Archbishop Justin met with Archbishop Bernard in Burundi in February

    Archbishop of Canterbury welcomes new Director of Anglican Centre in Rome


    Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi will be Representative of the Archbishop of Canterbury to the Holy See and Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome.

    4 min read
  3. Iraq Afghanistan War Memorial

    Bishop Nigel Stock leads prayer at Iraq and Afghanistan wars memorial


    The memorial was unveiled by HM The Queen in central London this morning.

    2 min read
  4. Bishop Nigel Stock

    Bishop Nigel Stock announces retirement as Bishop at Lambeth


    The Bishop at Lambeth, the Rt Rev Nigel Stock, has announced that he will be retiring in August.

    3 min read
  5. Lords

    European Union: Archbishop of Canterbury's speech in Lords debate


    Read the Archbishop's speech in the Lords today during the Report stage of the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill.

    4 min read
  6. Rwanda 1

    Looking back on the Archbishop’s visit to Anglicans in Burundi, Rwanda, DRC and Kenya


    Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby made an official visit to the Anglican Church of Rwanda and spent time with the Primates of Burundi, Congo and Kenya in their Provinces.

    5 min read
  7. Archbishop Justin and Caroline Welby with the Primate of Rwanda, Archbishop Onesphore Rwaje, and bishops and clergy at the Rwanda University youth convention, Sunday 19 February 2017.

    Archbishop visits Provinces of Burundi, Congo, Rwanda and Kenya


    Archbishop Justin and Caroline Welby spent a week visiting Anglican Primates and their Churches.

    3 min read
  8. Lambeth Main Lawn

    Lambeth Palace garden opens to visitors for 2017


    Come and visit the oldest continuously cultivated garden in London.

    2 min read
  9. Synod

    Statement from the Archbishop of Canterbury following today’s General Synod


    Statement from Archbishop Justin Welby following the General Synod’s vote “not to take note” of a Report by the House of Bishops on the report earlier today on Marriage and Same-Sex Relationships.

    2 min read
  10. Private dinner at Lambeth Palace hosted by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and Mrs Caroline Welby, in the presence of HRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, to mark the retirement of the Bishop of London, Richard Chartres, and Mrs Caroline Chartres, Lambeth Palace, London, 8 February 2017. Photo: John Stillwell/PA

    Archbishop hosts retirement dinner for Bishop of London


    The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall attended the private dinner last night marking the retirement of Bishop Richard Chartres.

    1 min read