News and statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury in 2022.
  1. Stephen Knott to be new Archbishops’ Secretary for Appointments

    Stephen Knott to be new Archbishops’ Secretary for Appointments

    06/01/2022

    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have appointed Stephen Knott as the new Archbishops’ Secretary for Appointments. He will take up the role at the end of January 2022.

    2 min read
  2. Kew Gardens

    The Archbishop of Canterbury's New Year Message 2022

    01/01/2022

    Read the Archbishop of Canterbury's New Year Message 2022. 

    2 min read
  3. ABC with Desmond Tutu

    Archbishop of Canterbury pays tribute to Archbishop Desmond Tutu

    26/12/2021

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has paid tribute to Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu who has died at the age of 90. 

    3 min read
  4. Archbishop of Canterbury and Christmas tree

    Archbishop of Canterbury's 2021 Christmas Message for the Anglican Communion

    22/12/2021

    Watch the Archbishop's Christmas message to churches in the Anglican Communion around the world. 

    15 min read
  5. Christmas tree in Canterbury Cathedral

    The Archbishop of Canterbury's Ecumenical Christmas Letter 2021

    20/12/2021

    Read the Archbishop's Christmas letter to ecumenical leaders and churches around the world. 

    4 min read
  6. Archbishop awards Lambeth Doctorate to Canon John Rees

    Archbishop awards Lambeth Doctorate to Canon John Rees

    30/11/2021

    Canon Rees was awarded a Lambeth Doctorate of Civil Law in recognition of his distinguished service as Provincial Registrar.

    2 min read
  7. Life jacket

    Joint statement on refugee crisis by Archbishop and Church of Scotland Moderator

    26/11/2021

    Read a joint statement by Archbishop Justin and Lord Wallace on refugees and asylum seekers. 

    2 min read
  8. NFU

    Archbishop Justin's speech to the National Farmers Union

    22/11/2021

    The Archbishop delivered the annual Henry Plumb Lecture to the National Union of Farmers this evening. 

    17 min read
  9. The Archbishop of Canterbury logo.

    Personal statement from Archbishop Justin Welby on Bishop George Bell

    17/11/2021

    A personal statement from Archbishop Justin Welby. 

    3 min read
  10. Wind turbines

    Reflections on COP26 and what comes next

    16/11/2021

    Archbishop Justin Welby reflects on COP26 and what comes next. 

    2 min read
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