News and Statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  1. Archbishop Justin Welby delivering a sermon in St George's Cathedral, Jerusalem

    ‘Blessed are those whose hope is in God’ - Archbishop’s sermon in Jerusalem


    Read the Archbishop’s sermon at St George’s Cathedral this morning on the final day of his pastoral visit to Jerusalem.

    12 min read
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    Archbishop addresses Church of Ireland mental health conference


    Archbishop Justin joins remotely to address delegates from all over Ireland and Northern Ireland at the Church of Ireland - Mind Matters Conference in Dublin.

    12 min read
  3. Archbishop visits Jerusalem

    Archbishop of Canterbury arrives in Jerusalem for pastoral visit to Anglican church


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has begun a pastoral visit to Jerusalem, following the explosion at the Anglican Al-Ahli Hospital in Gaza.

    4 min read
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    Archbishop of Canterbury appeals for end to bloodshed after Gaza hospital blast


    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has today condemned the “atrocious” attack on the Anglican-run Al Ahli Hospital in Gaza yesterday.

    3 min read
  5. The Most Revd Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, Sheikh Ibrahim Mogra and Rabbi Jonathon Wittenberg join together outside Lambeth Palace to deliver statements rejecting anti-semitism and hate crimes of all sorts with special reference to tensions and emotions around the current situation in the Middle East.

    Israel-Gaza Conflict – UK faith leaders condemn antisemitism and call for solidarity between faith communities


    The Archbishop of Canterbury was joined by Muslim and Jewish leaders at Lambeth Palace this morning to condemn the sharp rise in antisemitic incidents over the past 10 days, and to call for unity between British faith communities against the backdrop of war between Israel and Hamas.

    5 min read
  6. The Anglican-run Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza

    Gaza hospitals are ‘facing catastrophe’, says Archbishop of Canterbury


    The Archbishop has called for Israel’s evacuation order on Gaza’s hospitals to be reversed. His call comes as an Anglican-run hospital in Gaza was struck by Israeli rocket fire last night.

    1 min read
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    Archbishop of Canterbury statement on Israel and Gaza


    Statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd Justin Welby on Israel and Gaza.

    2 min read
  8. Joint Archbishops of Canterbury and York

    Archbishops condemn Hamas attacks on Israel – joint statement


    Statement from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York on the violence in Israel and Gaza.

    1 min read
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    Archbishop meets Nagorno Karabakh refugees in Armenia


    “I want to make sure in Europe, and the rest of the world, you are remembered,” Archbishop Justin said in the Armenian town of Kecharis today.

    3 min read
  10. His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin during his visit to Armenia.

    Archbishop of Canterbury in Armenia: “You are not forgotten”


    The Archbishop of Canterbury is in Armenia, as part of a five-day visit to the South Caucasus giving him an opportunity to learn how the Church of England and the wider Anglican Communion can support peacebuilding in the region.

    3 min read