News and Statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  1. The Last Supper

    A Maundy Thursday reflection by Archbishop Justin Welby


    Reflections on Maundy Thursday by the Archbishop of Canterbury 

    3 min read
  2. Palm Sunday

    A Palm Sunday reflection by Archbishop Justin Welby


    Reflections on Palm Sunday by Archbishop of Canterbury 

    4 min read
  3. Candle

    Coronavirus: Archbishops call for national day of prayer and action


    Writing in the Daily Mail and the Yorkshire Post, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have called for a National Day of Prayer and Action in response to the coronavirus pandemic. 

    7 min read
  4. Candle

    Archbishop of Canterbury delivers Radio 4 'Thought for the Day'


    Transcript of the Archbishop of Canterbury's Thought for the Day on Radio 4's Today programme this morning. 

    2 min read
  5. NY Message 2020 small

    The Archbishop of Canterbury's New Year Message


    Read the Archbishop's New Year Message for 2020. 

    3 min read
  6. DRC

    The Archbishop of Canterbury's 2019 Ecumenical Christmas Letter


    Read the Archbishop's Christmas letter to church leaders around the world.

    3 min read
  7. Justin Welby in the Diocese of Bristol

    Archbishop gives 'Thought For The Day' on mental health


    Read the text of the Archbishop of Canterbury's 'Thought For The Day' on BBC Radio 4's Today programme this morning. 

    2 min read
  8. Schools 2

    We must listen to children with mental health issues, writes Archbishop Justin Welby


    We need to let unhappy children know they are not alone, writes Archbishop Justin Welby in the Guardian. 

    4 min read
  9. Way of the Cross from Latin America

    The Way of the Cross

    Archbishop Justin Welby gives a Holy Week reflection on following Jesus on the Way of the Cross. 

  10. Justin Welby on housing estate in Lambeth

    Archbishop Justin Welby: Britain's housing crisis is a major challenge


    Building homes is important but it’s not enough - we need to build communities, writes Archbishop Justin Welby. 

    3 min read