News and Statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  1. Justin Welby at the ACC in Lusaka

    'Holding together in diversity' – Archbishop Justin on the ACC meeting in Lusaka

    29/04/2016

    Archbishop Justin Welby reflects on the recent Anglican Consultative Council meeting in Lusaka.

    4 min read
  2. Stock ABC at Computer

    Blog: Why arguing with God is not the same as not believing in him

    23/11/2015

    In a blog today Archbishop Justin Welby reflected on how headline writers interpreted his interview with BBC's Songs of Praise. 

    1 min read
  3. Interview 1

    Video: Anglicans have reconciliation 'in our DNA'

    13/10/2015

    During a visit to Washington, Archbishop Justin Welby explained why so many Anglican churches are involved in reconciliation in conflict zones

    4 min read
  4. Assisted Dying G W

    Archbishop writes in the Evening Standard on assisted dying

    09/09/2015

    MPs must not take risks with the lives of vulnerable people, writes Archbishop Justin Welby in today's Evening Standard.

    3 min read
  5. ABC Anselm

    Archbishop urges MPs to reject assisted dying bill

    06/09/2015

    As UK faith leaders unite to urge MPs to reject the Assisted Dying Bill, the Archbishop of Canterbury writes in the Observer that changing the law on assisted suicide would be seriously damaging - both to individuals and to our society.

    5 min read
  6. London skyline

    Archbishop of Canterbury on religious freedom

    16/07/2015

    Archbishop Justin Welby writes in the Times that our religious beliefs are |9999999998|a core part of what it is to be human|9999999998| - and the freedom to practise them must be protected here and abroad.

    5 min read
  7. Archbishop Justin and Patriarch Bartholomew in Istanbul, January 2014.

    Archbishop and Ecumenical Patriarch make joint call for action on climate change

    19/06/2015

    Archbishop Justin Welby and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew have written in the New York Times about our moral responsibility to act now on climate change.

    4 min read
  8. Interview

    Listen to Lyse Doucet’s interview with Archbishop Justin Welby

    28/05/2015

    The BBC’s Lyse Doucet, who has won a Sandford St Martin's award for religious broadcasting, interviewed the Archbishop of Canterbury in Egypt last month.

    1 min read
  9. ABC at Lambeth Palace

    Archbishop Justin on the Andrew Marr show

    13/07/2014

    A wide-ranging interview with Archbishop Justin was broadcast on the BBC's Andrew Marr show this morning.

    1 min read