News and Statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
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    Clarification from Lambeth Palace of current safeguarding arrangements following publication of SCIE report.

    10/03/2023

    An article in the Church Times on 10th March had some information which we would like to clarify.

    2 min read
  2. The Consecration of the King's Coronation Oil

    The Consecration of the King's Coronation Oil

    03/03/2023

    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
  3. Coronation Prayer Booklet

    Book of prayer for the coronation of King Charles III published

    01/03/2023

    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
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    Lambeth Palace publishes its Independent Safeguarding Audit from SCIE

    28/02/2023

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

    4 min read
  5. Ukrainian flag

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

    25/02/2023

    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
  6. Thy Kingdom Come 2023

    Online launch of Thy Kingdom Come

    23/02/2023

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

    5 min read
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    Archbishops’ Commission on Racial Justice releases Second Biannual Report

    23/02/2023

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

    3 min read
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    Lambeth Palace responds to GSFA statement

    20/02/2023

    Lambeth Palace has responded to the statement by the Global South Fellowship of Anglican Churches (GSFA)

    2 min read
  9. visiting castle in Ghana

    Archbishop of Canterbury visits former British 'slave castle' in Ghana

    15/02/2023

    Archbishop 'profoundly moved and humbled' visiting a former castle on Ghana’s Cape Coast with a history to the transatlantic slave trade. 

    3 min read
  10. Archbishop Justin meets Ghanian president

    Archbishop of Canterbury meets with the President of Ghana

    15/02/2023

    The Archbishop visits the President of the Republic of Ghana His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Ad, as the 18th plenary of the ACC meets in Accra

    2 min read