2021 news archive

  1. Holding hands

    Faith leaders warn of risk to vulnerable posed by Assisted Dying Bill


    The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Chief Rabbi and the Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster warn today of the risk to vulnerable people should Parliament back a new attempt to change the law on assisted suicide.

    3 min read
  2. Planting a Tree of Hope small

    Archbishop of Canterbury visits Cairo


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has concluded a four-day visit to Cairo to celebrate the new Anglican Province of Alexandria. 

    8 min read
  3. Dr Maggie Atkinson

    Chair and survivor advocate appointed to Independent Safeguarding Board


    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have welcomed two key appointments to the new Independent Safeguarding Board that will oversee the Church of England's national safeguarding work. 

    4 min read
  4. Forest fire

    Joint statement on climate change by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch


    Pope Francis, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and the Archbishop of Canterbury join together for the first time in an urgent appeal for the future of the planet

    2 min read
  5. Canterbury Crest

    Bishop of Ebbsfleet to step down to seek full communion with the Roman Catholic Church


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has accepted the resignation of Bishop Jonathan Goodall after eight years as Bishop of Ebbsfleet, following his decision to seek full communion with the Roman Catholic Church.

    2 min read
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    Archbishop Justin’s speech in Lords debate on Afghanistan


    The Archbishop gave this speech during today’s House of Lords debate on Afghanistan.

    3 min read
  7. Vatican retreat

    Archbishop, Pope and Church of Scotland Moderator write to South Sudan’s leaders


    The three leaders have written to South Sudan's political leaders on the 10th anniversary of South Sudanese independence. 


    2 min read
  8. Palace refurbishment

    Lambeth Palace Refurbishment


    As part of a long-term refurbishment plan, Lambeth Palace is undertaking essential repairs to replace expired services and improve accessibility.

    1 min read
  9. COVID 19 Treatment Centre

    No-one is safe until everyone is safe – why we need a global response to COVID-19


    The world must choose between vaccine nationalism and human solidarity, say the faith, health and humanitarian leaders convened by the Archbishop and ICRC President Peter Maurer.

    6 min read
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    Statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury


    Following a recent meeting with survivors of the abuse carried out by John Smyth QC, the Archbishop has made the following the statement today. 

    4 min read