News and Statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  1. Nigeria protest

    A Time for Heroes in Nigeria: Archbishop writes in ThisDay


    Archbishop Justin Welby has written about his hopes for Nigeria in this article for ThisDay. 

    9 min read
  2. Bible and mug

    Archbishops reflect on resilience and wellbeing for clergy and laypeople


    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York reflect on the challenges facing clergy and laypeople this year.

    4 min read
  3. School student

    Archbishop of Canterbury and Bishop of Durham's article in TES


    Joint article by Archbishop Justin Welby and Bishop Paul Butler in TES today. 

    4 min read
  4. Easter preview

    Archbishop of Canterbury and Bishop of London's article in The Telegraph


    Read Archbishop Justin Welby and Bishop Sarah Mullally's article in The Telegraph today. 

    4 min read
  5. New Wine still

    Archbishop speaks at New Wine 'United Breaks Out'


    Watch the Archbishop's talk recorded for New Wine's 'United Breaks Out' event. 

    1 min read
  6. UN Headquarters in New York

    UN Ceasefire Needs Our Support


    Archbishop Justin Welby writing in the Church Times urges others to join a campaign for peace.

    4 min read
  7. Sunset

    Archbishop of Canterbury's Thought For The Day


    Read the text of the Archbishop's Thought For The Day on BBC Radio 4 this morning. 

    2 min read
  8. People clapping

    Let’s build a bright future by coming together to celebrate the 72nd birthday of the NHS


    Archbishop Justin Welby and Simon Stevens write in The Sun about community spirit and the Together Campaign.

    5 min read
  9. colouring pencils

    The work of teachers is valuable beyond measure


    Archbishop Justin Welby shares his thoughts in Tes about the importance of community and schools at a time of struggle, and the need to have hope.

    5 min read
  10. Resurrection

    The Archbishop of Canterbury's Ecumenical Easter Letter 2020


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

    2 min read