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The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
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    Archbishops' Commission on Families and Households Releases New Report


    'Love Matters', the new report from the Archbishops' Families and Households Commission makes a series of recommendations about how families and households can best flourish


    5 min read
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    Lambeth Palace statement on GAFCON IV Kigali Commitment


    Lambeth Palace response to ‘The Kigali Commitment’ issued by GAFCON IV

    2 min read
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    Archbishop of Canterbury receives the Coronation Bible at Lambeth Palace


    The Archbishop of Canterbury today received the specially commissioned King James Bible that will be presented to His Majesty King Charles III during the Coronation Service at Westminster Abbey on 6th May.

    3 min read
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    Archbishop Justin's Easter sermon at Canterbury Cathedral Sung Eucharist


    The Archbishop's sermon at the 11am Easter Day Sung Eucharist, at Canterbury Cathedral on 9th April 2023

    10 min read
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    Archbishop Justin's sermon at Easter Day Holy Communion, Canterbury Cathedral


    The Archbishop of Canterbury's Easter sermon preached during the 8.10am service of Holy Communion at Canterbury Cathedral, and broadcast on Radio 4 on 9th April 2023. 

    6 min read
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    Hope and the love of God: Archbishop Justin's Third Holy Week Lecture


    In the third and final of his three Holy Week lectures held at Canterbury Cathedral, Archbishop Justin reflects on surrendering our lives to God.

    15 min read
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    Following the Will of God: Archbishop Justin’s Second Holy Week Lecture


    In his second Holy Week lecture at Canterbury Cathedral, Archbishop Justin reflected on the agony of Christ in Gethsemane and how we can follow His example to have faith in and submit to the will of God. 

    14 min read
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    The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Ecumenical Easter Letter 2023


    Read Archbishop Justin Welby's Easter letter to partners and heads of churches around the world.

    3 min read
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    Optimism alone can’t bear the weight of our lives: Archbishop Justin’s first Holy Week lecture


    In the first of his three Holy Week lectures at Canterbury Cathedral on Monday, Archbishop Jusitn reflected on the optimism of the crowds on Palm Sunday, and how optimism based on our own understanding falls short of the eternal hope provided by God. Read an abridged version of the talk below.

    11 min read
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    The Coronation: Pastoral Letter from the Archbishops


     A Pastoral Letter from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York regarding the Coronation weekend

    4 min read