2020 news archive

  1. School pupils wearing face masks

    Archbishop of Canterbury and Bishop of Durham urge Government to expand free school meals


    Archbishop and Bishop say harrowing numbers of people face destitution by Christmas.  

  2. Bishop of Colombo

    Archbishop of Canterbury announces new Bishop of Colombo


    The next Bishop of Colombo in the Church of Ceylon will be Fr Dushantha Rodrigo. 

  3. ABC Washington sermon

    'We cannot surround our love with barbed wire' - Archbishop Justin's sermon at Washington National Cathedral


    The Archbishop preached via video at Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. today. 

  4. ABC and ABY

    ‘Renewal' for Church is coming despite ‘trauma’ of pandemic, say Archbishops


    The Church will emerge “renewed and changed” from the crisis of the global coronavirus pandemic, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have said.

  5. ABC Synod Crop

    Archbishop of Canterbury's address to General Synod


    Read the Archbishop's address to Synod today. 

  6. Cross tint

    Letter from Archbishops of Canterbury and York to Church of England Bishops


    Archbishops Justin Welby and Stephen Cottrell have written to the Bishops of the Church of England today. 

  7. WCC

    Archbishop of Canterbury becomes patron of CHIPS peacemaking charity


    Archbishop Justin Welby succeeds Archbishop Dr John Sentamu as patron of the "radical and innovative" peacemaking organisation. 

  8. Easter preview

    Archbishop of Canterbury and Bishop of London's article in The Telegraph


    Read Archbishop Justin Welby and Bishop Sarah Mullally's article in The Telegraph today. 

  9. ABC in Sri Lanka

    Archbishop asks Sri Lankan Anglicans to pray for Bishop of Colombo decision


    Archbishop Justin Welby has asked Anglicans to pray for the Holy Spirit to guide the discernment process. 

  10. ACF appeal crop

    Archbishop Justin Welby launches 'Together in Unity' coronavirus appeal


    The appeal aims to support Anglican churches and communities around the world during the pandemic.