2023 news archive

  1. The Archbishop of Canterbury logo

    Archbishop of Canterbury responds to Supreme Court decision on Rwanda policy


    Archbishop Justin Welby urges Government to “reflect and reconsider its approach” and calls for end to “politics of division” over migration.

    2 min read
  2. Archbishop Climate

    Archbishop's Climate Message to Global Summit


    Archbishop urges world faith leaders to “lead by example” at Abu Dhabi climate summit.

    4 min read
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    Statement from the House of Bishops on the war in Gaza


    Read the joint statement from the House of Bishops.

    4 min read
  4. Archbishop Justin and Patriarch Theophilus praying in Church of Holy Sepulchre

    Archbishop Justin completes pastoral visit to Jerusalem


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has completed a four day pastoral visit to Jerusalem.

    3 min read
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    Archbishop of Canterbury clarifies remarks on ‘blood libel’


    The Archbishop has clarified remarks he made to the media in Jerusalem yesterday. 

    3 min read
  6. Mind Matters COI logo

    Archbishop addresses Church of Ireland mental health conference


    Archbishop Justin joins remotely to address delegates from all over Ireland and Northern Ireland at the Church of Ireland - Mind Matters Conference in Dublin.

    12 min read
  7. Archbishop visits Jerusalem

    Archbishop of Canterbury arrives in Jerusalem for pastoral visit to Anglican church


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has begun a pastoral visit to Jerusalem, following the explosion at the Anglican Al-Ahli Hospital in Gaza.

    4 min read
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    Archbishop of Canterbury appeals for end to bloodshed after Gaza hospital blast


    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has today condemned the “atrocious” attack on the Anglican-run Al Ahli Hospital in Gaza yesterday.

    3 min read
  9. The Most Revd Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, Sheikh Ibrahim Mogra and Rabbi Jonathon Wittenberg join together outside Lambeth Palace to deliver statements rejecting anti-semitism and hate crimes of all sorts with special reference to tensions and emotions around the current situation in the Middle East.

    Israel-Gaza Conflict – UK faith leaders condemn antisemitism and call for solidarity between faith communities


    The Archbishop of Canterbury was joined by Muslim and Jewish leaders at Lambeth Palace this morning to condemn the sharp rise in antisemitic incidents over the past 10 days, and to call for unity between British faith communities against the backdrop of war between Israel and Hamas.

    5 min read
  10. The Anglican-run Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza

    Gaza hospitals are ‘facing catastrophe’, says Archbishop of Canterbury


    The Archbishop has called for Israel’s evacuation order on Gaza’s hospitals to be reversed. His call comes as an Anglican-run hospital in Gaza was struck by Israeli rocket fire last night.

    1 min read