News and Statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
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    The Archbishop of Canterbury to visit Central America

    22/05/2024

    The Archbishop of Canterbury will travel to Central America at the end of May to visit Anglican churches, ecumenical communities and religious and political leaders across four countries in the province.  

    3 min read
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    Archbishop receives knighthood at Windsor Castle

    14/05/2024

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has received the Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO) in recognition of his role in the Coronation.

    1 min read
  3. Archbishop delivers sermon in Christ Church Cathedral, Zanzibar

    Archbishop concludes historic visit to Zanzibar

    13/05/2024

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has concluded his visit to Zanzibar with a special Eucharist service at the Anglican Cathedral (Sunday 12 May), alongside the Archbishop of Tanzania, the former Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem and the President of Zanzibar. 

    2 min read
  4. Archbishop Launches Reconciliation Programme for Young People

    Archbishop Launches Reconciliation Programme for Young People

    10/05/2024

    The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby’s Reconciliation Ministry has launched its Difference programme for church youth groups, to help nurture and encourage a generation of peacemakers.

    10 min read
  5. Christ Church Cathedral Zanzibar

    Archbishop of Canterbury to visit Zanzibar

    09/05/2024

    The Archbishop of Canterbury will travel to Zanzibar to visit the Anglican church in the region and meet with political and religious leaders. 

    1 min read
  6. Archbishop of Canterbury meets with Catholic priest from Gaza

    Archbishop of Canterbury meets with Catholic priest from Gaza

    24/04/2024

    The Archbishop of Canterbury welcomed Father Gabriel Romanelli to Lambeth Palace yesterday

    2 min read
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    Archbishop of Canterbury on slavery, healing and justice for all

    04/04/2024

    Read Archbishop Justin’s article for the Church of England Newspaper on the new Fund for Healing, Justice and Repair

    7 min read
  8. Justin Welby at Canterbury Cathedral

    The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Ecumenical Easter Letter 2024

    27/03/2024

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

    3 min read
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    Archbishop of Canterbury statement on famine risk in Gaza

    21/03/2024

    Read in full Archbishop Justin Welby's statement on famine risk in Gaza.

    3 min read
  10. The Archbishop of Canterbury meeting with Revd Fadi Diab at the Old Palace, Canterbury. Photo: Lambeth Palace.

    Archbishop's statement after meeting with Revd Fadi Diab

    15/03/2024

    Archbishop Justin today met with the Reverend Fadi Diab of St Andrew’s Anglican Church in Ramallah, Palestine.

    2 min read