News and Statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  1. Archbishop Justin preaches at the service for the new parliament

    Archbishop Justin's sermon at Service for the New Parliament


    Read in full Archbishop Justin's sermon at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey.

    6 min read
  2. The Most Revd and Rt Hon Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, Mrs Caroline Welby, The Most Revd Howard Gregory, Primate of the Church of the Province in the West Indies & Bishop of Jamaica & The Cayman Islands, The Rt Revd Garth Minott Bishop of Kingston and The Rt Revd Leon Golding, Bishop of Montego Bay visit the Church Teachers’ College, Mandeville during their visit to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Diocese of Jamaica Friday 19 July 2024.

    The Archbishop visits Jamaica


    The Archbishop of Canterbury and Mrs Caroline Welby have taken part in celebrations for the 200th Anniversary of the Diocese of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, with a 3-day visit to Jamaica (18-21 July). 

    4 min read
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    Statement on Crown Nominations Commission process for next Bishop of Ely


    Statement on the Crown Nominations Commission process considering the nomination of the next Bishop of Ely.

    2 min read
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    Statement on withdrawal of Mike Pilavachi’s Lambeth Award


    A statement on the withdrawal of Mike Pilavachi's Lambeth Award.

    1 min read
  5. Justin Welby at Canterbury Cathedral

    Archbishop to visit Jamaica


    Archbishop Justin will visit the Diocese of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands in July.

    2 min read
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    Archbishop of Canterbury urges end to violence in Sudan


    Archbishop Justin has called for an end to the 'unconscionable' violence and suffering in Sudan. 

    2 min read
  7. Archbishop of Canterbury visit Hogar Episcopal School before attending a luncheon at his residence

    Archbishop of Canterbury visits Costa Rica


    The Archbishop of Canterbury visited Costa Rica, marking the end of his 12-day tour of Central America. 

    1 min read
  8. Archbishop Justin leads a service of Eucharist at Christ Church by the Sea in Colon in Panama

    Archbishop of Canterbury visits Panama


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has completed his first official visit to Panama.

    2 min read
  9. The Most Revd and Rt Hon Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury on the outdoor altar during the Eucharist service to launch and bless the Anglican Communion Forest at Iglesia Divine Providencia in El Maizal, El Salvador.

    Archbishop of Canterbury visits El Salvador


    The Archbishop of Canterbury visits El Salvador 

    3 min read
  10. Meeting with migrants being helped by the “Myrna Mack|9999999998| Center for Comprehensive Accompaniment of Migrants in Guatemala City.

    Archbishop of Canterbury visits Guatemala


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has spent three days in Guatemala, at the start of his visit to Central America.

    3 min read