News and statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury in 2022.
  1. Will Adam

    Archbishop’s Ecumenical Adviser takes on new Anglican Communion role

    12/02/2021

    The Reverend Dr William Adam will become Deputy Secretary General of the Anglican Communion whilst remaining the Communion’s Director of Unity, Faith and Order

    3 min read
  2. LGBT history month

    LGBT+ History Month: A message from the Archbishops

    11/02/2021

    A message from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York on LGBT+ History Month

    1 min read
  3. Bishop Tim Thornton

    Bishop Tim Thornton to retire as Bishop at Lambeth

    10/02/2021

    The Rt Revd Tim Thornton is to retire as Bishop at Lambeth after four years in the role.

    3 min read
  4. ice cap

    Archbishop of Canterbury addresses international faith leaders ahead of COP26 climate change conference

    05/02/2021

    Read Archbishop Justin's speech to faith leaders ahead of the COP26 climate change conference.

    4 min read
  5. Katie Harrison

    Archbishop of Canterbury appoints new public affairs adviser

    01/02/2021

     The Archbishop has appointed Katie Harrison to the Lambeth Palace team as his new public affairs adviser.

    2 min read
  6. Candles

    Archbishops invite nation to pray as UK passes 100,000 deaths

    26/01/2021

    "100,000 isn’t just an abstract figure - each number is a person: someone we loved and someone who loved us," the Archbishops said. 

    5 min read
  7. ABC receives covid vaccine

    Archbishop receives Covid-19 vaccine as part of St Thomas’ Hospital chaplaincy team

    18/01/2021

    The Archbishop has praised the work of NHS staff and chaplains and encouraged everyone to get the vaccine when they are invited.

    2 min read
  8. Canterbury high altar

    Letter from Archbishop Justin and Bishop Rose to Canterbury diocese

    06/01/2021

    Archbishop Justin and Bishop Rose have written to parishes in Canterbury diocese following the latest Covid-19 restrictions. 

    4 min read
  9. New Year message

    The Archbishop of Canterbury's New Year Message

    01/01/2021

    Read the Archbishop's New Year message for 2021

    3 min read