News and Statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  1. Archbishop Justin in Market Drayton

    Archbishop Justin Visits Market Drayton Debt Centre


    Archbishop Justin is patron of Christians Against Poverty (CAP) a charity who provide free professional debt advice, as well as help with finding jobs and budgeting, through churches across the UK. Today (Friday 15th September) he spent time at a CAP debt advice centre in Market Drayton where he met with volunteers and others who benefit from this service.

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  2. Bishop Karowei

    Rt Revd Dr Karowei Dorgu, Bishop of Woolwich


    Rt Revd Dr Karowei Dorgu, Bishop of Woolwich

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  3. Alexis Jay profile

    Welcome for Professor Alexis Jay


    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York welcome the announcement today that Professor Alexis Jay, the former chair of  IICSA, has agreed to develop proposals for a fully independent structure to provide scrutiny of safeguarding in the Church of England.

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  4. HoL July 2023 Migration Bill amendments FINAL

    The Archbishop of Canterbury’s final speech on the Illegal Migration Bill amendments


    Archbishop Justin's final speech on the Illegal Migration Bill amendments at the House of Lords, 17th July 2023.

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  5. Lady Jane Williams

    Archbishop of Canterbury pays tribute to his late mother


    Archbishop Justin has paid tribute to his mother, Lady Jane Williams, who died yesterday at the age of 93.

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  6. WCC meeting in Geneva

    Archbishop Justin's message for the Emerging Peacemakers Graduation Ceremony


    The speech written by Archbishop Justin and delivered in person by Revd Dr Richard Sudworth, for the 2023 Emerging Peacemakers Forum Graduation Ceremony at the Bossey Ecumenical Institute in Geneva.

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  7. Archbishop of Canterbury preview image

    Statements in response to the resignation of Meg Munn


    Meg Munn has announced her resignation as Independent Chair of the National Safeguarding Panel.

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  8. Difference Conference 2023

    Archbishop Justin's annual keynote lecture on reconciliation


    In his annual keynote lecture on reconcilliation Archbishop Justin acknowledged how deeply committed young people are to values of justice and equity, as well as their deep desire for peace and reconciliation.

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  9. Difference Conference 2023

    ‘Young people can be agents of peace’, says Archbishop in speech on reconciliation


    In his annual keynote address for the Difference programme yesterday (Thursday 6th July), Archbishop Justin emphasised that peace and reconciliation are at the heart of the Christian story and mission, and stressed the importance of empowering young people to become leaders who can build peace in their communities.

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  10. Life jacket

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


    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

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