2020 news archive

  1. Rev Canon Chris Russell

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


    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 min read
  2. Chapel cross

    A Statement on Episcopal Consecrations


    A statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury. 

    3 min read
  3. Hagia Sophia

    CTE Presidents' statement on the Hagia Sophia


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

    2 min read
  4. UN HQ

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


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


    3 min read
  5. Lambeth Awards

    Archbishop of Canterbury announces 2020 Lambeth Awards recipients


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

    6 min read
  6. Sunset

    Archbishop of Canterbury's Thought For The Day


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

    2 min read
  7. Church interior

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


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

    2 min read
  8. West Bank

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


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

    1 min read
  9. ABC and ABY

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


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

    6 min read
  10. Morag Ellis

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


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

    2 min read