News and Statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  1. Ukrainian flag

    Archbishops pay tribute to British and New Zealand aid workers killed in Ukraine


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has made the following statement with the Primates of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia following the recent deaths of British and New Zealand aid workers Christopher Parry and Andrew Bagshaw in Ukraine. 

    2 min read
  2. Thy Kingdom Come 2023

    Online launch of Thy Kingdom Come


    Online launch event for the 8th annual Thy Kingdom Come global prayer movement to take place at the end of February.

    5 min read
  3. The Archbishop of Canterbury logo

    Archbishops’ Commission on Racial Justice releases Second Biannual Report


    The Archbishops’ Commission for Racial Justice has released the second of its biannual Racial Justice reports.

    3 min read
  4. Lambeth Palacw

    Lambeth Palace responds to GSFA statement


    Lambeth Palace has responded to the statement by the Global South Fellowship of Anglican Churches (GSFA)

    2 min read
  5. visiting castle in Ghana

    Archbishop of Canterbury visits former British 'slave castle' in Ghana


    Archbishop 'profoundly moved and humbled' visiting a former castle on Ghana’s Cape Coast with a history to the transatlantic slave trade. 

    3 min read
  6. Archbishop Justin meets Ghanian president

    Archbishop of Canterbury meets with the President of Ghana


    The Archbishop visits the President of the Republic of Ghana His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Ad, as the 18th plenary of the ACC meets in Accra

    2 min read
  7. Clearing rubble in Syria earthquake

    Statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury on the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria


    The Archbishop of Canterbury's statement on the aftermath of the devastating earthquakes affecting Turkey and Syria

    2 min read
  8. Archbishop of Canterbury’s Presidential Address at ACC-18

    Archbishop of Canterbury’s Presidential Address at ACC-18


    Read the Archbishop’s presidential address on the first day of the Anglican Consultative Council meeting in Accra, Ghana.

    16 min read
  9. Archbishop meets Ashanti King

    Archbishop visits Ashanti King in Ghana and presents St Augustine Cross


    The Archbishop visited the Ashanti King in Kusami and presented him with the Cross of St Augustine. 

    3 min read
  10. LLF speech

    Synod: Archbishop of Canterbury’s speech in Living in Love and Faith debate


    The Archbishop of Canterbury’s speech in Living in Love and Faith debate at General Synod on Wednesday 8th February 2023

    4 min read