News and Statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  1. Coronation

    The Coronation: Pastoral Letter from the Archbishops

    29/03/2023

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

    4 min read
  2. The Very Revd Canon Dr Sammy Wainaina

    Lambeth Palace appoints new Advisor for Anglican Communion Affairs

    27/03/2023

    Lambeth Palace has appointed a Kenyan priest as Advisor for Anglican Communion Affairs. The Very Revd Canon Dr Sammy Wainaina, who is currently Provost of All Saints’ Cathedral in Nairobi, Kenya, will take up the post in May.

    2 min read
  3. Archbishop of Canterbury and Pope Francis

    Archbishop Justin reflects on the 10th anniversary of Pope Francis' inauguration

    18/03/2023

    Archbishop Justin reflects on his first meeting with the Pope on the 10th anniversary of the papal inauguration of Pope Francis.

    2 min read
  4. Archbishop of Canterbury in Eastern Europe

    Archbishop of Canterbury concludes visit to Eastern Europe

    17/03/2023

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has concluded a visit to Eastern Europe where he met with religious leaders and communities in the region. The Archbishop spent time in worship, prayer and conversation with Anglican clergy and congregations as well as with religious leaders and communities in the region, strengthening ecumenical friendships across faiths.

    3 min read
  5. Archbishop of Canterbury spends time with Ukrainian refugees in Romania 

    Archbishop of Canterbury spends time with Ukrainian refugees in Romania 

    14/03/2023

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has been listening and spending time with Ukrainian refugees who are being supported by the UNHCR Refugee Community Support Centre in Romania.  

    3 min read
  6. The Archbishop of Canterbury logo

    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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  10. 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