2018 news archive

  1. Archbishop of Canterbury presents 2018 Lambeth Awards


    Christians from Africa, the Far East and the UK are among the recipients of the 2018 Lambeth Awards, presented by the Archbishop of Canterbury at Lambeth Palace.

    7 min read
  2. Statement from Archbishop of Canterbury on the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, IICSA


    Statement from Archbishop of Canterbury on the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, IICSA

    1 min read
  3. Archbishop of Canterbury meets with Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia


    Archbishop Justin Welby hosted a private meeting with the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, HRH Mohammed bin Salman, at Lambeth Palace this morning.

    2 min read
  4. Archbishop’s Anglican Communion Fund appoints Chief Executive Officer


    The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Anglican Communion Fund (ACF) has appointed Safiya Nyirongo as Chief Executive Officer. 


    2 min read
  5. The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem

    Archbishop Justin Welby and Cardinal Vincent Nichols call on Israeli government to protect Jerusalem holy sites


    In a joint letter to the Israeli ambassador, the two faith leaders expressed their deep concern at the discriminatory taxation of churches in Jerusalem. 

    2 min read
  6. Archbishop joins Pope's call for prayer and fasting for South Sudan and DRC


    Archbishop Justin Welby is backing Pope Francis's call for a day of prayer and fasting for South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. 

    3 min read
  7. Archbishop of Canterbury pays tribute to Billy Graham


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has paid tribute to Billy Graham, the American pastor and evangelist, who has died aged 99. 

    1 min read
  8. WCC

    'Ecumenical Spring': Archbishop Justin's speech at World Council of Churches 70th Anniversary


    The Archbishop spoke of "an ecumenism of action" at the World Council of Churches 70th anniversary celebration in Geneva. 

    24 min read
  9. Archbishop awards St Augustine Cross to Canon Joanna Udal


    The Revd Canon Joanna Udal was awarded the Cross of St Augustine for Services to the Anglican Communion. 

    2 min read
  10. House of Bishops Response to the Independent Reviewer’s report on See of Sheffield


    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have announced the formal response from the House of Bishops following the publication of Sir Philip Mawer’s independent review into the nomination to the See of Sheffield.

    5 min read