2021 news archive

  1. Bishop Tim Thornton

    Bishop Tim Thornton to retire as Bishop at Lambeth


    The Rt Revd Tim Thornton is to retire as Bishop at Lambeth after four years in the role.

    3 min read
  2. ice cap

    Archbishop of Canterbury addresses international faith leaders ahead of COP26 climate change conference


    Read Archbishop Justin's speech to faith leaders ahead of the COP26 climate change conference.

    4 min read
  3. Katie Harrison

    Archbishop of Canterbury appoints new public affairs adviser


     The Archbishop has appointed Katie Harrison to the Lambeth Palace team as his new public affairs adviser.

    2 min read
  4. Candles

    Archbishops invite nation to pray as UK passes 100,000 deaths


    "100,000 isn’t just an abstract figure - each number is a person: someone we loved and someone who loved us," the Archbishops said. 

    5 min read
  5. ABC receives covid vaccine

    Archbishop receives Covid-19 vaccine as part of St Thomas’ Hospital chaplaincy team


    The Archbishop has praised the work of NHS staff and chaplains and encouraged everyone to get the vaccine when they are invited.

    2 min read
  6. Canterbury high altar

    Letter from Archbishop Justin and Bishop Rose to Canterbury diocese


    Archbishop Justin and Bishop Rose have written to parishes in Canterbury diocese following the latest Covid-19 restrictions. 

    4 min read
  7. New Year message

    The Archbishop of Canterbury's New Year Message


    Read the Archbishop's New Year message for 2021

    3 min read
  8. community

    Archbishop urges a 'new era of community spirit' in The Sun


    Read Archbishop Justin Welby's article for The Sun, in which he reminds us of the importance of community. 

    4 min read
  9. candles

    Archbishop Justin writes about finding hope in The Spectator


    Read Archbishop Justin's article about finding hope in the midst of despair. 

    5 min read