News and Statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  1. The Most Revd Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, on board a train from Warsaw to Chelm on his way to Ukraine for a five-day visit. Photo: Lambeth Palace, 5 February 2024.

    Archbishop of Canterbury returns to Ukraine

    05/02/2024

    Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, arrives in Ukraine at the start of a five-day visit as the country prepares to mark the second anniversary of the Russian full-scale invasion.

    2 min read
  2. Archbishop gives speech at NC24 conference

    Archbishop's Speech at the 2024 National Education Conference

    01/02/2024

    Archbishop of Canterbury delivers keynote speech at the 2024 National Education Conference.

    11 min read
  3. The logo for the Archbishops of Canterbury and York

    Statement from the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Archbishop of York

    01/02/2024

    A statement thanking Bishop Helen-Ann.

    2 min read
  4. Archbishop Justin speaking at the RSA

    Keynote address: ‘Embracing Courage’ at the Royal Society of Arts

    31/01/2024

    Archbishop Justin gave a keynote address at the Royal Society of Arts, the first of a series of keynote addresses by leading public figures in 2024 on their annual theme of ‘Courage’. 

    17 min read
  5. Archbishop joins with Anglican and Catholic bishops for two-day visit in Norwich

    Archbishop joins with Anglican and Catholic bishops for two-day visit in Norwich

    31/01/2024

    Archbishop joins with Anglican and Catholic bishops for two-day visit in Norwich

    2 min read
  6. Archbishop delivers speech in the House of Lords

    The Archbishop's speech on the Safety of Rwanda Bill

    29/01/2024

    The Archbishop of Canterbury gives a speech on the Safety of Rwanda Bill in its second reading in the House of Lords 

    4 min read
  7. The Archbishop of Canterbury receives an icon gift from His Holiness Karekin II in Canterbury. Photo: Lambeth Palace, 28 January 2024.

    Archbishop meets His Holiness Karekin II and Bishop Hovakim in Canterbury

    29/01/2024

    The Archbishop of Canterbury welcomed His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of all Armenians, with Bishop Hovakim Manukyan, Primate of the Armenian Church in the UK and Ireland, to Canterbury.

    2 min read
  8. Archbishop delivers sermon in Rome

    'We must find ways of being joyful in our disagreement'- The Archbishop's Sermon at San Bartolomeo all'Isola

    25/01/2024

    The Archbishop delivers a sermon at San Bartolomeo all'Isola in Rome, urging Christian unity. 

    10 min read
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    Archbishop receives knighthood for services to the Crown

    30/12/2023

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has received the Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO) in recognition of his prominent role in the Coronation in this New Years honours list. 

    1 min read
  10. Christmas Sermon

    The Archbishop of Canterbury's Christmas Sermon 2023

    25/12/2023

    Read Archbishop Justin Welby's Christmas Day sermon preached at Canterbury Cathedral this morning.

    7 min read