News and Statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  1. Archbishop speech house of lords 23

    Illegal Migration Bill: Archbishop’s Committee Stage Amendment on human trafficking

    15/06/2023

    Archbishop Justin's speech in the House of Lords from the Committee Stage Amendments on human trafficking in the Illegal Migration Bill

    6 min read
  2. RMC Festival 2023

    Archbishop Justin's Speech at the Religion Media Festival

    12/06/2023

    Archbishop Justin ' speech at the Religion Media Festival 'Exploring Belief', at the JW3 Centre

    8 min read
  3. Archbishops Justin and Stephen

    Archbishops welcome Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Friendly Churches initiative

    09/06/2023

    The new initiative will help churches to improve their welcoming and signposting of members of these communities.

    3 min read
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    Archbishop of Canterbury's Statement on the Church of Uganda

    09/06/2023

    Statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury. 

    3 min read
  5. Dr Agnes Abuom

    Archbishop pays tribute to Kenyan ecumenist and peacemaker Agnes Abuom

    06/06/2023

    Archbishop Justin pays tribute to Dr Agnus Abuom, a passionate ecumenist and peacemaker, who has died followed a short illness.

    2 min read
  6. Prayer Day Canterbury May 2023

    A space for people to pray in their own way

    01/06/2023

    To encourage those interested in prayer Archbishop Welby held a Prayer Day at Canterbury Cathedral on Saturday, 27th May.

    2 min read
  7. Archbishop Justin Welby

    “We will not abandon the most vulnerable”

    24/05/2023

    Archbishop Justin writes in The Times as the Illegal Migration Bill enters committee stage in the Lords. Read the full opinion piece, published on 24th May 2023.

    4 min read
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    Proposed amendments to Illegal Migration Bill

    23/05/2023

    The Archbishop has proposed two amendments to the Government’s Illegal Migration Bill as it enters Committee Stage in the House of Lords. 

    3 min read
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    Archbishop of Canterbury statement on Soul Survivor

    16/05/2023

    Statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury. 

    2 min read
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    Archbishop of Canterbury relaunches Michael Ramsey Prize for 2023

    13/05/2023

    Nominations are now open for the 2023 Michael Ramsey Prize for Theological Writing

    3 min read