News and Statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  1. Jordan

    We must not forget Christians in the Middle East

    02/12/2018

    Christians in parts of the Middle East are facing the threat of extinction - we must pray and speak up for them, writes Archbishop Justin Welby in the Sunday Telegraph. 

    5 min read
  2. The Community of St Anselm at Lambeth Palace

    Let's rejoice in the renewal of religious life

    07/09/2018

    Religious communities still face challenges — but there are signs of hope and renewal, writes Archbishop Justin Welby in the Church Times. 

    7 min read
  3. Justin Welby outside the Houses of Parliament

    Making the economy fairer will benefit us all

    05/09/2018

    Writing in the Daily Mail, Archbishop Justin Welby calls for a fairer society where everyone can flourish and the vulnerable are protected.

    7 min read
  4. Justin Welby at Canterbury Cathedral

    'We need to draw the poison from Brexit', writes Archbishop in Mail on Sunday

    24/06/2018

    Writing in the Mail on Sunday, Archbishop Justin Welby reflects on the challenges involved in reuniting the country after Brexit. 

    6 min read
  5. Justin Welby at the TUC

    Together we can move closer to the society we, like Jo Cox, want to see

    21/06/2018

    Writing for Huffington Post, the Archbishop reflects on the legacy of Jo Cox MP and the significance of the Great Get Together weekend. 

    5 min read
  6. national memorial arboretum

    Evil is real, as terror victims know – but goodness can never be defeated

    13/05/2018

    Writing in the Mail on Sunday, the Archbishop reflects on the memorial to British victims of overseas terrorism, which he will dedicate this week at the National Memorial Arboretum. 

    5 min read
  7. The Archbishop of Canterbury’s 2018 Ecumenical Easter Letter

    01/04/2018

    Read the Archbishop's 2018 Easter letter to leaders of other Churches and their congregations around the world. 

    3 min read
  8. The Grand Imam visits Lambeth Palace

    The Church gets involved in politics because that's what Jesus did

    16/03/2018

    Writing for the Huffington Post, the Archbishop explains why following Jesus means getting involved in politics to help serve the common good. 

    5 min read
  9. Justin Welby at Dock Cafe

    Archbishop Justin Welby on Reimagining Britain

    09/03/2018

    Archbishop Justin Welby sets out the vision of his new book 'Reimagining Britain' in this article for Christian Today. 

    5 min read
  10. Justin Welby laughing on stage in Bristol

    Archbishop calls for "a new narrative" of hope in Britain

    25/02/2018

    Archbishop Justin Welby writes in the Mail on Sunday ahead of the launch of his new book 'Reimagining Britain'. 

    4 min read