2022 news archive

  1. Archbishop Justin at the International Freedom of Religion and Belief Conference

    Archbishop addresses conference on Freedom of Religion or Belief


    Restrictions on freedom of worship often go hand-in-hand with other forms of repression, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has warned government ministers from around the world.

    5 min read
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    Archbishop Justin's statement in response to the Learning Lessons Review - Father Alan Griffin


    Read Archbishop Justin's statement in response to the independent Lessons Learnt Review regarding Father Alan Griffin

    1 min read
  3. South Sudan

    Archbishop sends video message to the people of South Sudan on eve of postponed peace pilgrimage


    The Archbishop has sent a message to the people of South Sudan on the eve of his postponed joint visit with the Pope and the Church of Scotland Moderator. 

    3 min read
  4. Racial Justice Commission

    Archbishops’ Commission on Racial Justice releases First Biannual Report


    The Archbishops’ Commission for Racial Justice has released the first of its biannual Racial Justice reports.

    4 min read
  5. ABC and The Queen

    Archbishop presents The Queen with Canterbury Cross for ‘unstinting service’ to Church of England


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has presented HM The Queen with a special 'Canterbury Cross' for Her Majesty's 'unstinting' service to the Church of England over seventy years. 

    4 min read
  6. Life jacket

    Archbishop Justin signs joint letter to The Times on refugee policy


    Archbishop Justin has signed a joint letter to The Times on the Government's refugee policy

    2 min read
  7. Dove of Peace

    'Is a world without violent conflict really possible?': Archbishop Justin writes for The Guardian


    Archbishop Justin writes for The Guardian about the possibility of peace and building a new world out of brokenness. 

    6 min read
  8. St Paul's Cathedral

    Archbishop to miss Platinum Jubilee service due to Covid-19 and mild pneumonia


    The Archbishop is "deeply saddened" that he will not be preaching at the Service of Thanksgiving for The Queen’s reign at St Paul’s Cathedral on Friday this week. 

    3 min read
  9. Archbishop Justin and Pope Francis

    Archbishop, Pope and Moderator to make historic ‘peace pilgrimage’ to South Sudan


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has spoken of his hopes for the historic “pilgrimage of peace” to South Sudan he will be making with Pope Francis and the Church of Scotland Moderator, saying that God has “not forgotten” the country.

    4 min read
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    Archbishop of Canterbury launches reconciliation course for prisons


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

    3 min read