News and Statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  1. Chamber, General Synod 2021

    Archbishop of Canterbury's presidential address to General Synod


    Read the Archbishop's presidential address to the Church of England General Synod this afternoon. 

    13 min read
  2. Lambeth Palace exterior

    SCIE to Conduct Independent Safeguarding Audit of Lambeth Palace in March 2022


    The independent team want to hear from people with first-hand experience of seeking a response from Lambeth Palace to safeguarding issues.

    2 min read
  3. ABC ABY crests

    LGBT+ History Month - A message from the Archbishops


    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York today shared a message to mark this year's LGBT+ history month.

    1 min read
  4. Archbishop Justin HoL

    House of Lords: Archbishop Justin asks question on Ukraine


    Archbishop Justin Welby pressed the Government to pursue mediation and diplomacy in Ukraine, and raised concern for the many refugees and the huge humanitarian needs that a conflict would create.

    2 min read
  5. Archbishop Justin walking with The bishop of Truro and The Rev Chris McQuillen-Wright

    Archbishop of Canterbury visits Duchy of Cornwall Cornish development inspired by The Prince of Wales


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has praised the Duchy of Cornwall’s Nansledan development and called for “collective action” to tackle the nation’s housing crisis. 

    4 min read
  6. Stephen Knott to be new Archbishops’ Secretary for Appointments

    Stephen Knott to be new Archbishops’ Secretary for Appointments


    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have appointed Stephen Knott as the new Archbishops’ Secretary for Appointments. He will take up the role at the end of January 2022.

    2 min read
  7. Kew Gardens

    The Archbishop of Canterbury's New Year Message 2022


    Read the Archbishop of Canterbury's New Year Message 2022. 

    2 min read
  8. Church of the Holy Sepulchre

    Archbishops warn of 'concerted effort' to drive Christians from Holy Land


    Writing in the Sunday Times, the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Anglican Archbishop warn of concerted attempt by radical groups to drive Christians from the Holy Land. 

    5 min read
  9. community

    'How to build a new Beveridge': Archbishop Justin writes for Prospect Magazine


    Read Archbishop Justin's article for Prospect Magazine, in which he talks about rebuilding a society built on the values of cohesion, courage and stability. 

    11 min read
  10. climate change

    Archbishop Justin and Lord Browne write in The Times about tackling climate change


    Archbishop Justin Welby and Lord Browne have written in The Times about the need to work together to tackle climate change. 

    5 min read