2020 news archive

  1. Rev Canon Chris Russell

    Archbishop’s evangelism adviser moves to full-time role at Lambeth Palace

    27/07/2020

    For the past seven years the Rev’d Canon Chris Russell has served as the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Adviser for Evangelism and Witness on a part time basis. Archbishop Justin has recently invited Chris to come to work full time on this priority.

  2. Chapel cross

    A Statement on Episcopal Consecrations

    15/07/2020

    A statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury. 

  3. Hagia Sophia

    CTE Presidents' statement on the Hagia Sophia

    14/07/2020

    Presidents of Churches Together in England have responded to the Turkish government's decision on Hagia Sophia.

  4. UN HQ

    Archbishop urges UN Security Council to “lead the world” and implement global ceasefire

    02/07/2020

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has also urged churches and other faith groups to lend their support.  

     

  5. Lambeth Awards

    Archbishop of Canterbury announces 2020 Lambeth Awards recipients

    30/06/2020

    Archbishop Justin Welby has announced this year's Lambeth Awards recipients. 

  6. Sunset

    Archbishop of Canterbury's Thought For The Day

    26/06/2020

    Read the text of the Archbishop's Thought For The Day on BBC Radio 4 this morning. 

  7. Church interior

    A message from Archbishop Justin Welby on churches reopening for public worship

    23/06/2020

    Archbishop Justin Welby has welcomed the announcement that church buildings will reopen for public worship. 

  8. West Bank

    Archbishop Justin Welby and Cardinal Vincent Nichols’ Joint Statement on West Bank Annexation

    12/06/2020

    The Archbishop and the Cardinal have written to the Israeli Ambassador and the UK Prime Minister opposing any West Bank annexation by Israel. 

  9. ABC and ABY

    General Synod: Archbishop of Canterbury's tribute to Archbishop of York

    05/06/2020

    The Archbishop of Canterbury's tribute to the Archbishop of York at General Synod on 13 February 2020. 

  10. Morag Ellis

    New Dean of the Arches and Auditor of the Chancery Court of York appointed

    02/06/2020

    The Archbishops have appointed Morag Ellis QC as Dean of the Arches and Auditor of the Chancery Court of York.