News and Statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  1. Life jacket

    Archbishops and UK faith leaders urge Government to adopt “just and compassionate” asylum policy

    05/07/2023

    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York and other UK faith leaders joint letter urging the Government to develop a long-term strategy for tackling the refugee crisis and human trafficking

    4 min read
  2. Lambeth Awards 2023 1

    Lambeth Awards 2023: Shining a light on outstanding effort and dedication

    22/06/2023

    “Many of the people who have received awards today have worked unseen and unsung"

    7 min read
  3. Archbishop House of Lords 4

    Illegal Migration Bill: Archbishop’s Committee Stage Amendment on refugees

    15/06/2023

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

    7 min read
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Archbishop of Canterbury preview image

    Archbishop of Canterbury's Statement on the Church of Uganda

    09/06/2023

    Statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury. 

    3 min read
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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