2023 news archive

  1. Archbishop Justin in Market Drayton

    Archbishop Justin Visits Market Drayton Debt Centre


    Archbishop Justin is patron of Christians Against Poverty (CAP) a charity who provide free professional debt advice, as well as help with finding jobs and budgeting, through churches across the UK. Today (Friday 15th September) he spent time at a CAP debt advice centre in Market Drayton where he met with volunteers and others who benefit from this service.

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  2. Bishop Karowei

    Rt Revd Dr Karowei Dorgu, Bishop of Woolwich


    Rt Revd Dr Karowei Dorgu, Bishop of Woolwich

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  3. Archbishop Justin reading the Coronation Bible

    Accession Day: Archbishop Justin shares his Thought for the Day


    In a special BBC Radio 4 Thought for the Day to mark Accession Day, Archbishop Justin talks about loss and hope, drawing on his own experience. Read the full transcript here.

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  4. ABC with other Embrace speakers

    Archbishop Justin speaks at St Martin-in-the-Fields Autumn Lecture Series


    Archbishop Justin has given a lecture exploring the meaning of reconciliation. The lecture on 6th September 2023 was hosted by St Martin-in-the-Fields in central London, together with the charity Embrace the Middle East, a Christian development charity working in the region. The Archbishop’s lecture was the first in a series of 7 running from September to November. The series is called “Here I Stand, I can do no other”. These are the words of Martin Luther during the reformation in 1521.   

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  5. Hapenny Bridge, Dublin

    Speech to the British-Irish Association


    Read the Archbishop's recent speech on the changing face of Britain in the 21st century, given to the British-Irish Association at Pembroke College, Oxford.

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  6. Alexis Jay profile

    Welcome for Professor Alexis Jay


    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York welcome the announcement today that Professor Alexis Jay, the former chair of  IICSA, has agreed to develop proposals for a fully independent structure to provide scrutiny of safeguarding in the Church of England.

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  7. Lady Jane Williams

    Archbishop of Canterbury pays tribute to his late mother


    Archbishop Justin has paid tribute to his mother, Lady Jane Williams, who died yesterday at the age of 93.

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  8. Archbishop speech House of Lords 12th July 2023

    Archbishop asks Government to think again on Illegal Migration Bill


    Read the Archbishop’s speech in the House of Lords on the 12th July 2023, calling on the Government to adopt a long-term asylum strategy

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  9. Archbishop of Canterbury preview image

    Statements in response to the resignation of Meg Munn


    Meg Munn has announced her resignation as Independent Chair of the National Safeguarding Panel.

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  10. Difference Conference 2023

    ‘Young people can be agents of peace’, says Archbishop in speech on reconciliation


    In his annual keynote address for the Difference programme yesterday (Thursday 6th July), Archbishop Justin emphasised that peace and reconciliation are at the heart of the Christian story and mission, and stressed the importance of empowering young people to become leaders who can build peace in their communities.

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