2023 news archive

  1. The Archbishop of Canterbury logo

    Archbishop of Canterbury statement on Stephen Sizer Penalty Judgment


    Statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury. 

    1 min read
  2. justin-welby-pope-francis

    Archbishop calls for prayer ahead of historic joint visit to South Sudan


    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has urged people to pray for the people of South Sudan ahead of his historic joint visit to the country with the Pope and the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.

    4 min read
  3. Reimagining Care Report Launch

    Care and Support Reimagined: A National Care Covenant for England 


    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have commissioned a report which sets out a radical and inspiring vision for England’s social care system. The Commission spent the last year and half speaking to people who get care and support, those who give it as well as academics, policy makers and politicians.

    4 min read
  4. Archbishop meets Jewish and Christian Students at Lambeth Palace

    Jewish and Christian students talk to the Archbishop about university life


    Jewish and Christian students from six universities across England have shared their experience of university life with the Archbishop of Canterbury, describing what it’s like to have a faith on campus and how their fellow students respond to them.

    2 min read
  5. Church Commissioners for England

    Church Commissioners publishes full report into historic links to transatlantic chattel slavery and announces new funding commitment of £100m in response to findings


    The report follows an interim announcement in June 2022, which reported for the first time, and with great dismay, that the Church Commissioners’ endowment had historic links to transatlantic chattel slavery*

    6 min read
  6. Filming New Year Message 2023

    ‘Caring goes to the heart of what is human’ says the Archbishop of Canterbury in his New Year Message


    Caring’s not easy, and care homes are struggling. Caring goes to the heart of what it means to be human. It’s hard, but it can also be the most life-giving thing we ever do. It comes back to that essential lesson: that we need each other. This year in my New Year message I had the privilege of visiting a Care Home, Bradbury Grange in Whitstable where I met residents and carers.

    4 min read