News and Statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  1. Crypt

    Lambeth Calls: A message to bishops attending the Lambeth Conference

    22/07/2022

    Archbishop Justin Welby has written this message to bishops as they read and pray about the Lambeth Calls that will be discussed during the conference.

    3 min read
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    Global Anglican Communion given voice in choice of future Archbishops of Canterbury

    12/07/2022

    The global Anglican Communion will have a greater voice on the body which nominates future Archbishops of Canterbury as a result of changes approved by the Church of England’s General Synod today.

    3 min read
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    'I urge Anglicans to pray for peace in Sri Lanka' - Archbishop's message to Church of Ceylon

    09/07/2022

    A message to the Bishops of the Church of Ceylon. 

    2 min read
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    Archbishop of Canterbury's statement on Prime Minister Boris Johnson

    07/07/2022

    Statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury. 

    1 min read
  5. Archbishop Justin and Metropolitan Epifaniy

    Archbishop of Canterbury welcomes Head of Orthodox Church of Ukraine to Lambeth Palace

    07/07/2022

    The Archbishop of Canterbury welcomed the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, His Beatitude Metropolitan Epifaniy, to Lambeth Palace today.

    5 min read
  6. Ijeoma Ajibade

    Archbishop of Canterbury appoints Revd Ijeoma Ajibade as next Chief of Staff

    07/07/2022

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has appointed the Revd Ijeoma Ajibade as his next Chief of Staff, taking over from David Porter who will stand down in November.

    3 min read
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    Archbishop Justin's statement in response to the Learning Lessons Review - Father Alan Griffin

    05/07/2022

    Read Archbishop Justin's statement in response to the independent Lessons Learnt Review regarding Father Alan Griffin

    1 min read
  8. South Sudan

    Archbishop sends video message to the people of South Sudan on eve of postponed peace pilgrimage

    02/07/2022

    The Archbishop has sent a message to the people of South Sudan on the eve of his postponed joint visit with the Pope and the Church of Scotland Moderator. 

    3 min read
  9. Racial Justice Commission

    Archbishops’ Commission on Racial Justice releases First Biannual Report

    28/06/2022

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

    4 min read
  10. ABC and The Queen

    Archbishop presents The Queen with Canterbury Cross for ‘unstinting service’ to Church of England

    21/06/2022

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has presented HM The Queen with a special 'Canterbury Cross' for Her Majesty's 'unstinting' service to the Church of England over seventy years. 

    4 min read