2023 news archive

  1. The Consecration of the King's Coronation Oil

    The Consecration of the King's Coronation Oil


    The Chrism Oil which will be used to anoint His Majesty The King on 6th May 2023 has been consecrated in Jerusalem.

    2 min read
  2. Coronation Prayer Booklet

    Book of prayer for the coronation of King Charles III published


    The Church of England is calling for a period of prayer leading up to the Coronation and has released a book of Daily Prayers for the Coronation of King Charles III.

    3 min read
  3. The Archbishop of Canterbury logo

    Lambeth Palace publishes its Independent Safeguarding Audit from SCIE


    The independent audit by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) of Lambeth Palace’s safeguarding arrangements has been published today.

    4 min read
  4. Ukrainian flag

    Archbishops pay tribute to British and New Zealand aid workers killed in Ukraine


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has made the following statement with the Primates of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia following the recent deaths of British and New Zealand aid workers Christopher Parry and Andrew Bagshaw in Ukraine. 

    2 min read
  5. Thy Kingdom Come 2023

    Online launch of Thy Kingdom Come


    Online launch event for the 8th annual Thy Kingdom Come global prayer movement to take place at the end of February.

    5 min read
  6. The Archbishop of Canterbury logo

    Archbishops’ Commission on Racial Justice releases Second Biannual Report


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

    3 min read
  7. Archbishop meets Ashanti King

    Archbishop visits Ashanti King in Ghana and presents St Augustine Cross


    The Archbishop visited the Ashanti King in Kusami and presented him with the Cross of St Augustine. 

    3 min read
  8. choir in juba

    Archbishop concludes Ecumenical Peace Pilgrimage to South Sudan with Pope and Moderator


    The Archbishop of Canterbury concluded his joint visit to South Sudan with the Pope and Church of Scotland Moderator today by saying their ecumenical pilgrimage was “a sign to the world”.  

    7 min read
  9. Prayer vigil Pilgrimage of Peace

    Archbishop addresses thousands at South Sudan prayer vigil with Pope and Moderator


    The Archbishop of Canterbury addresses tens of thousands of people at an ecumenical prayer vigil in Juba, South Sudan, with Pope Francis and the Church of Scotland Moderator.

    3 min read
  10. St Stephens South Sudan

    My heart breaks at violence in South Sudan, says Archbishop of Canterbury 


    Preaching at All Saints Anglican Cathedral in Juba, the Archbishop of Canterbury said “my heart breaks with sorrow for South Sudan” amidst ongoing violence and sectarian conflict in the country. 

    3 min read