News and Statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  1. The Archbishop of Canterbury's Ecumenical Christmas Letter

    20/12/2018

    Read the Archbishop of Canterbury's Christmas letter to churches around the world. 

    3 min read
  2. Hands Across the Divide peace sculpture in Derry

    We must learn how to forgive — and disagree

    11/12/2018

    Archbishop Justin Welby offers his lesson for 2019 in the latest issue of Prospect magazine. 

    4 min read
  3. ABC NHS Norwich

    Volunteering brings joy, purpose and belonging

    08/12/2018

    Archbishop Justin Welby writes in the Daily Mail about the blessing of volunteering. 

    9 min read
  4. Jordan

    We must not forget Christians in the Middle East

    02/12/2018

    Christians in parts of the Middle East are facing the threat of extinction - we must pray and speak up for them, writes Archbishop Justin Welby in the Sunday Telegraph. 

    5 min read
  5. The Community of St Anselm at Lambeth Palace

    Let's rejoice in the renewal of religious life

    07/09/2018

    Religious communities still face challenges — but there are signs of hope and renewal, writes Archbishop Justin Welby in the Church Times. 

    7 min read
  6. Justin Welby outside the Houses of Parliament

    Making the economy fairer will benefit us all

    05/09/2018

    Writing in the Daily Mail, Archbishop Justin Welby calls for a fairer society where everyone can flourish and the vulnerable are protected.

    7 min read
  7. Justin Welby at Canterbury Cathedral

    'We need to draw the poison from Brexit', writes Archbishop in Mail on Sunday

    24/06/2018

    Writing in the Mail on Sunday, Archbishop Justin Welby reflects on the challenges involved in reuniting the country after Brexit. 

    6 min read
  8. Justin Welby at the TUC

    Together we can move closer to the society we, like Jo Cox, want to see

    21/06/2018

    Writing for Huffington Post, the Archbishop reflects on the legacy of Jo Cox MP and the significance of the Great Get Together weekend. 

    5 min read
  9. national memorial arboretum

    Evil is real, as terror victims know – but goodness can never be defeated

    13/05/2018

    Writing in the Mail on Sunday, the Archbishop reflects on the memorial to British victims of overseas terrorism, which he will dedicate this week at the National Memorial Arboretum. 

    5 min read
  10. The Archbishop of Canterbury’s 2018 Ecumenical Easter Letter

    01/04/2018

    Read the Archbishop's 2018 Easter letter to leaders of other Churches and their congregations around the world. 

    3 min read