2017 news archive

  1. Archbishop's statement on the new Bishop of London


    Archbishop Justin Welby has welcomed the news that Bishop Sarah Mullally will be the new Bishop of London. 

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    Independent Reviewer’s report on See of Sheffield published


    A report of the review of nomination to the See of Sheffield by the independent reviewer Sir Philip Mawer has been published today.

  3. Justin Welby

    Archbishop of Canterbury welcomes Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's engagement


    Responding to the announcement that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are engaged, the Archbishop said today: I am absolutely delighted to hear.... [Read More]

  4. Archbishop Justin Welby meeting with His Holiness Kirill in Moscow, 21 November 2017.

    Archbishop of Canterbury visits Moscow


    Archbishop Justin Welby made a three-day visit to Moscow, where he met with the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia.

  5. Archbishop Justin Welby and His Holiness Kirill at Lambeth Palace, 18 October 2016. (Lambeth Palace)

    Joint Declaration by the Archbishop and the Patriarch of Moscow


    The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia made this joint declaration in Moscow today.

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    Archbishop of Canterbury meets Patriarch of Jerusalem, Theophilos III, at Lambeth Palace


    The Archbishop of Canterbury welcomed His Beatitude the Patriarch of Jerusalem, Theophilos III, to Lambeth Palace last week.

  7. Centenary

    Archbishop preaches at the centenary celebrations of All Saints Cathedral in Nairobi


    Read Archbishop Justin's sermon given at All Saints Cathedral in Nairobi on Sunday 5 November as part of the Cathedral's centenary celebrations.

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    Archbishop marks agreement with Catholic and Lutheran Churches on 500th Anniversary of the Reformation


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has marked an act of reconciliation between the Catholic and Protestant churches on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

  9. New Director

    Archbishop Justin installs new director of Anglican Centre in Rome


    Archbishop Bernard Ntatohuri was installed as the new Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome today by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

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    Archbishop makes two key appointments to Lambeth Palace team


    The Revd Canon Dr Flora Winfield has been appointed Special Representative to the Commonwealth, and Rosemary Nuamah Williams as Social and Public Affairs Adviser.