News and Statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  1. Difference Conference 2023

    ‘Young people can be agents of peace’, says Archbishop in speech on reconciliation


    In his annual keynote address for the Difference programme yesterday (Thursday 6th July), Archbishop Justin emphasised that peace and reconciliation are at the heart of the Christian story and mission, and stressed the importance of empowering young people to become leaders who can build peace in their communities.

    3 min read
  2. Life jacket

    Archbishops and UK faith leaders urge Government to adopt “just and compassionate” asylum policy


    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York and other UK faith leaders joint letter urging the Government to develop a long-term strategy for tackling the refugee crisis and human trafficking

    4 min read
  3. Lambeth Awards 2023 1

    Lambeth Awards 2023: Shining a light on outstanding effort and dedication


    “Many of the people who have received awards today have worked unseen and unsung"

    7 min read
  4. Archbishop House of Lords 4

    Illegal Migration Bill: Archbishop’s Committee Stage Amendment on refugees


    Archbishop Justin's speech in the House of Lords, from the Committee Stage Amendments on refugees in the Illegal Migration Bill

    7 min read
  5. Archbishop speech house of lords 23

    Illegal Migration Bill: Archbishop’s Committee Stage Amendment on human trafficking


    Archbishop Justin's speech in the House of Lords from the Committee Stage Amendments on human trafficking in the Illegal Migration Bill

    6 min read
  6. RMC Festival 2023

    Archbishop Justin's Speech at the Religion Media Festival


    Archbishop Justin ' speech at the Religion Media Festival 'Exploring Belief', at the JW3 Centre

    8 min read
  7. Archbishops Justin and Stephen

    Archbishops welcome Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Friendly Churches initiative


    The new initiative will help churches to improve their welcoming and signposting of members of these communities.

    3 min read
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    Archbishop of Canterbury's Statement on the Church of Uganda


    Statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury. 

    3 min read
  9. Dr Agnes Abuom

    Archbishop pays tribute to Kenyan ecumenist and peacemaker Agnes Abuom


    Archbishop Justin pays tribute to Dr Agnus Abuom, a passionate ecumenist and peacemaker, who has died followed a short illness.

    2 min read
  10. Prayer Day Canterbury May 2023

    A space for people to pray in their own way


    To encourage those interested in prayer Archbishop Welby held a Prayer Day at Canterbury Cathedral on Saturday, 27th May.

    2 min read