News and Statements

The latest news from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Lambeth Awards 2022 Group photo

    Archbishop of Canterbury honours outstanding people in 2022 Lambeth Awards


    The Most Revd Justin Welby has announced the 2022 Lambeth Awards - given to 37 recipients across four continents. 25 of them were present at Lambeth Palace today to collect their awards.

    9 min read
  5. All Saints Church Peshawar

    Archbishop of Canterbury visits Pakistan's Christians


    The Archbishop visited Pakistan this weekend to show support for its Christian community.

    5 min read
  6. ABC ABY crests

    Ukraine: Pastoral letter from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York in English and Ukrainian


    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have written a pastoral letter to the clergy and people of the Church of England, calling on them to pray for peace in Ukraine.

    3 min read
  7. Archbishop of Canterbury at Lambeth Palace

    Ukraine: Archbishop of Canterbury delivers Thought For the Day


    Read the text of Archbishop Justin Welby’s Thought for the Day on Radio 4 this morning.

    2 min read
  8. Queen's Green Canopy

    Archbishop plants tree at Lambeth Palace as part of The Queen’s Green Canopy


    The Archbishop planted a fig tree at Lambeth Palace today as part of The Queen’s Green Canopy to celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee

    3 min read
  9. Jerusalem small

    Deepening Dialogue, Education and Engagement


    A statement from Lambeth Palace. 

    1 min read
  10. Chamber, General Synod 2021

    Archbishop of Canterbury's presidential address to General Synod


    Read the Archbishop's presidential address to the Church of England General Synod this afternoon. 

    13 min read