2023 news archive

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    Archbishop of Canterbury statement on Israel and Gaza


    Statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd Justin Welby on Israel and Gaza.

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  2. Joint Archbishops of Canterbury and York

    Archbishops condemn Hamas attacks on Israel – joint statement


    Statement from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York on the violence in Israel and Gaza.

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    Archbishop meets Nagorno Karabakh refugees in Armenia


    “I want to make sure in Europe, and the rest of the world, you are remembered,” Archbishop Justin said in the Armenian town of Kecharis today.

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  4. His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin during his visit to Armenia.

    Archbishop of Canterbury in Armenia: “You are not forgotten”


    The Archbishop of Canterbury is in Armenia, as part of a five-day visit to the South Caucasus giving him an opportunity to learn how the Church of England and the wider Anglican Communion can support peacebuilding in the region.

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  5. His Holiness Pope Francis, The Most Revd and Rt Hon Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury and other Christian leaders take part in the Ecumenical Prayer Vigil in St Peter’s Square Rome.

    Archbishop joins Pope Francis blessing thousands at ecumenical prayer vigil


    The Archbishop joined the Pope and Ecumenical Patriarch at the historic ecumenical prayer vigil in St Peter’s Square.

    3 min read
  6. The Archbishop in robes in the Cathedral of St John the Divine, Harlem, New York

    Archbishop Justin in New York


    A recap of the Archbishop's time in New York, from the 21st to the 24th September.

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  7. Archbishop Justin Welby and his wife Caroline on receipt of the Archbishop's award for ecumenism.

    Archbishop receives prestigious award for ecumenism


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has received an award from American Franciscans for his ecumenical work. Archbishop Welby was given the award at the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement in rural Graymoor in New York State on Saturday (23rd September 2023). Called the Paul Wattson Christian Unity Award, Archbishop Justin is the 14th person to receive it. One of his predecessors, Archbishop Ramsey who was in office between 1962 and 1974, was also a recipient 50 years ago.

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  8. 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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  9. Bishop Karowei

    Rt Revd Dr Karowei Dorgu, Bishop of Woolwich


    Rt Revd Dr Karowei Dorgu, Bishop of Woolwich

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  10. 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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