News and Statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  1. Canon David Porter

    Archbishop’s Chief of Staff David Porter to step down in autumn


    The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Chief of Staff, David Porter, will be stepping down from his role this autumn.

    2 min read
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    The Archbishop of Canterbury's Ecumenical Easter Letter 2022


    Read Archbishop Justin Welby's Easter letter to partners and heads of churches around the world.

    3 min read
  3. Cross

    Archbishop Justin writes the Spectator Diary Column for Holy Week


    Read Archbishop Justin's Diary Column in the Spectator, in which he considers the realities of our world in the light of the Easter promise.

    3 min read
  4. Christ on the Cross

    Archbishop Justin reflects on suffering in Ukraine on Good Friday


    Read Archbishop Justin's reflections on Ukraine and the suffering of Christ on Good Friday, published on Medium. 

    4 min read
  5. Chapel cross

    Contested heritage and racial justice: statement by the Archbishop


    Read a statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury. 

    3 min read
  6. Canterbury Crest

    Archbishop Justin's statement on the economic crisis in Sri Lanka


    Read Archbishop Justin's statement about the events unfolding in Sri Lanka

    1 min read
  7. The Cross of Nails in the ruins of Coventry Cathedral

    Archbishop Justin writes for Lent Extra magazine


    Read Archbishop Justin's article on why he wears the Cross of Nails for Lent Extra magazine

    3 min read
  8. Primates Meeting

    Communique of the March 2022 Primates Meeting


    Read the Official Communique from the Primates Meeting held this week at Lambeth Palace

    7 min read
  9. Dover port

    P&O: Joint statement from the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Bishop of Dover


    Read the Archbishop of Canterbury's joint statement with the Bishop of Dover in response to P&O's decision to fire 800 staff without notice. 

    2 min read
  10. Archbishop Welby and Patriarch Kirill

    Archbishop of Canterbury holds video call with Russian Patriarch Kirill


    The Archbishop of Canterbury held a video call with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow today to discuss the urgent need for peace in Ukraine. 

    2 min read