2017 news archive

  1. Richard Chartres

    Archbishop welcomes crossbench peerage for Bishop Richard Chartres


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has warmly welcomed the announcement by 10 Downing Street that the former Bishop of London is to be made a life peer.

    2 min read
  2. Jerusalem Award

    Thy Kingdom Come film 'The Light' wins Jerusalem Award


    A film about the power of prayer and the life-transforming love of Jesus Christ, created for the Thy Kingdom Come 2017 campaign, was recognised at this year's Jerusalem Awards last night.

    1 min read
  3. ABC SDR

    Archbishop of Canterbury launches international peacemakers movement


    The Reconciling Leaders Network will train the next generation of leaders to be reconcilers in every area of society and life.

    3 min read
  4. Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Edward Joseph Adams

    Archbishop meets new Apostolic Nuncio


    Archbishop Justin welcomed Archbishop Edward Joseph Adams to Lambeth Palace.

    1 min read
  5. ABC at Jerusalem's Western Wall

    Archbishop of Canterbury's Rosh Hoshanah 2017 message


    Archbishop Justin Welby's message to all those celebrating Rosh Hoshanah: 

    2 min read
  6. ADC with Poice

    Archbishop welcomes Met Police to Lambeth Palace


    Eighty police officers from across London joined the morning Eucharist at Lambeth Palace today. 

    1 min read
  7. ABC Mediation

    Archbishop joins UN Secretary-General’s advisory board on mediation


    Archbishop Justin Welby, is one of 18 global leaders and experts who have been asked by UN Secretary-General António Guterres to form a new High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation.

    9 min read
  8. ABC Making Africa Work Group

    Archbishop hosts launch of ‘Making Africa Work: A Handbook for Economic Success’


    The Archbishop of Canterbury hosted a launch event for a new book on Africa’s economy, whose co-authors include former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo.

    3 min read
  9. ABC with Bishop Tim Thornton

    Bishop Tim Thornton commissioned as new Bishop at Lambeth


    Archbishop Justin Welby commissioned and licensed Bishop Tim Thornton as the new Bishop to HM Forces, Bishop for the Falkland Islands and Bishop at Lambeth on Monday.

    2 min read
  10. Prayer Candle

    HE Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor


    The news of the death of Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O-Connor today represents a loss to his innumerable friends, to the church and to the country.

    2 min read