The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Ecumenical Easter Letter 2023
Read Archbishop Justin Welby's Easter letter to partners and heads of churches around the world.
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Optimism alone can’t bear the weight of our lives: Archbishop Justin’s first Holy Week lecture
In the first of his three Holy Week lectures at Canterbury Cathedral on Monday, Archbishop Jusitn reflected on the optimism of the crowds on Palm Sunday, and how optimism based on our own understanding falls short of the eternal hope provided by God. Read an abridged version of the talk below.11 min read
The Coronation: Pastoral Letter from the Archbishops
A Pastoral Letter from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York regarding the Coronation weekend4 min read
Lambeth Palace appoints new Advisor for Anglican Communion Affairs
Lambeth Palace has appointed a Kenyan priest as Advisor for Anglican Communion Affairs. The Very Revd Canon Dr Sammy Wainaina, who is currently Provost of All Saints’ Cathedral in Nairobi, Kenya, will take up the post in May.2 min read
Archbishop Justin reflects on the 10th anniversary of Pope Francis' inauguration
Archbishop Justin reflects on his first meeting with the Pope on the 10th anniversary of the papal inauguration of Pope Francis.2 min read
Archbishop of Canterbury concludes visit to Eastern Europe
The Archbishop of Canterbury has concluded a visit to Eastern Europe where he met with religious leaders and communities in the region. The Archbishop spent time in worship, prayer and conversation with Anglican clergy and congregations as well as with religious leaders and communities in the region, strengthening ecumenical friendships across faiths.3 min read
Archbishop of Canterbury spends time with Ukrainian refugees in Romania
The Archbishop of Canterbury has been listening and spending time with Ukrainian refugees who are being supported by the UNHCR Refugee Community Support Centre in Romania.3 min read
Clarification from Lambeth Palace of current safeguarding arrangements following publication of SCIE report.
An article in the Church Times on 10th March had some information which we would like to clarify.2 min read
The Consecration of the King's Coronation Oil
The Chrism Oil which will be used to anoint His Majesty The King on 6th May 2023 has been consecrated in Jerusalem.2 min read
Book of prayer for the coronation of King Charles III published
The Church of England is calling for a period of prayer leading up to the Coronation and has released a book of Daily Prayers for the Coronation of King Charles III.3 min read
News and Statements
The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury.