2018 news archive

  1. Justin Welby and Bishop Heinrich in Lambeth Palace Chapel

    Joint Statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury and Landesbischof Dr Heinrich Bedford-Strohm


    Archbishop Justin Welby and Bishop Heinrich Bedford-Strohm, Council Chair of the Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland (EKD) made this joint statement today. 

    3 min read
  2. Justin Welby and the Community of St Anselm with the Lambeth Palace Christmas lights

    Archbishop Justin Welby switches on Christmas lights at Lambeth Palace


    Lambeth Palace was lit up with giant stars tonight as churches prepare for the Church of England #FollowTheStar Christmas campaign. 

    2 min read
  3. Justin Welby at Westminster Abbey

    Archbishop of Canterbury's Sermon at Armistice Centenary Service


    Read the Archbishop's address at the Service to mark the Centenary of the Armistice at Westminster Abbey today. 

    3 min read
  4. Justin Welby and Archbishop Tito

    Archbishop preaches at inauguration of Church of Chile


    Archbishop Justin Welby preached and presided at the inauguration of the Iglesia Anglicana de Chile as the 40th Province of the Anglican Communion. 


    8 min read
  5. In This Light book

    Archbishop Justin Welby and friends reflect on the meaning of Christmas in new book ‘In This Light’

    Archbishop Justin Welby has published a new book bringing together people from all walks all life to reflect on what Christmas means to them.

  6. Ecumenical Patriarch

    Archbishop of Canterbury visits Ecumenical Patriarch in Istanbul


    The Archbishop of Canterbury met His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in Istanbul today.

    2 min read
  7. Archbishop and Chief Rabbi in conversation

    Archbishop Justin wishes a New Year of peace and security for the British Jewish community


    Ahead of Rosh Hashanah, the Archbishop visited Chief Rabbi Mirvis to talk about tackling antisemitism and to wish the Jewish community Shana Tova. 

    2 min read
  8. Caroline Welby leads a retreat for clergy wives in Burundi

    Women on the Front Line - reflections from Burundi


    Emma Woodhams reflects on a recent visit to Burundi, led by Caroline Welby, to spend time in prayer and reconciliation training with the wives of its Archbishop and Bishops. 

    5 min read
  9. The Grand Imam visits Lambeth Palace

    Grand Imam visits Archbishop of Canterbury for Emerging Peacemakers Forum


    Archbishop Justin Welby hosted the Grand Imam to discuss how religious leaders can address conflict and help societies thrive.

    3 min read
  10. Justin Welby with two members of Hand in Hand worship group

    Archbishop of Canterbury hosts disability conference at Lambeth Palace


    Archbishop Justin Welby hosted a major conference on disability at Lambeth Palace today to explore how disabled people can participate fully in the life of the church.

    4 min read