News and statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury in 2022.
  1. Difference logo

    Archbishop of Canterbury launches reconciliation course for prisons

    03/05/2022

    The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Reconciliation Ministry team have launched a “transformative” course for prisons that explores conflict, forgiveness and reconciliation.

    3 min read
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    Archbishop of Canterbury apologises to Indigenous peoples of Canada

    02/05/2022

    The Archbishop visited Canada this weekend to meet with Indigenous communities and apologise for the Anglican Church's legacy of colonialism. 

    6 min read
  3. Canon David Porter

    Archbishop’s Chief of Staff David Porter to step down in autumn

    26/04/2022

    The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Chief of Staff, David Porter, will be stepping down from his role this autumn.

    2 min read
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    The Archbishop of Canterbury's Ecumenical Easter Letter 2022

    17/04/2022

    Read Archbishop Justin Welby's Easter letter to partners and heads of churches around the world.

    3 min read
  5. Chapel cross

    Contested heritage and racial justice: statement by the Archbishop

    12/04/2022

    Read a statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury. 

    3 min read
  6. Canterbury Crest

    Archbishop Justin's statement on the economic crisis in Sri Lanka

    06/04/2022

    Read Archbishop Justin's statement about the events unfolding in Sri Lanka

    1 min read
  7. Primates Meeting

    Communique of the March 2022 Primates Meeting

    31/03/2022

    Read the Official Communique from the Primates Meeting held this week at Lambeth Palace

    7 min read
  8. Dover port

    P&O: Joint statement from the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Bishop of Dover

    18/03/2022

    Read the Archbishop of Canterbury's joint statement with the Bishop of Dover in response to P&O's decision to fire 800 staff without notice. 

    2 min read
  9. Archbishop Welby and Patriarch Kirill

    Archbishop of Canterbury holds video call with Russian Patriarch Kirill

    16/03/2022

    The Archbishop of Canterbury held a video call with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow today to discuss the urgent need for peace in Ukraine. 

    2 min read
  10. Lambeth Awards 2022 Group photo

    Archbishop of Canterbury honours outstanding people in 2022 Lambeth Awards

    07/03/2022

    The Most Revd Justin Welby has announced the 2022 Lambeth Awards - given to 37 recipients across four continents. 25 of them were present at Lambeth Palace today to collect their awards.

    9 min read