2023 news archive

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Archbishop Justin arrives in Juba, South Sudan

    Archbishop arrives in South Sudan for historic peace pilgrimage


    Archbishop arrives in South Sudan for ‘historic’ peace pilgrimage with Pope and Moderator

    4 min read
  6. Bishop David Urquhart

    Bishop David Urquhart to be the new Bishop to the Archbishops of Canterbury and York


    The Rt Revd David Urquhart has been announced as the new Bishop to the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, taking over from Bishop Emma Ineson who has been appointed Bishop of Kensington.

    2 min read
  7. The Archbishop of Canterbury logo.

    Archbishop of Canterbury statement on Stephen Sizer Penalty Judgment


    Statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury. 

    1 min read
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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