Mothers Union members in Uganda

The Archbishop's reconciliation ministry

Blessed are the peacemakers

In a world plagued by conflict and division, the Church has a crucial role to play as a community of peacemakers. Jesus calls every one of us to love God, our neighbours, ourselves – and our enemies. It’s a challenging command, with nobody left out. We’re all given the message and task of reconciliation.
Justin Welby preaching in South Sudan in 2017

Why we need reconciliation

A message from Archbishop Justin on why reconciliation is the greatest need in our world today. 

Radical peacemakers

The Reconciling Leaders Network is lifting up a new generation of peacemakers. 

The Cross of Nails in the ruins of Coventry Cathedral

Father forgive

The Cross of Nails is a symbol of hope and friendship in the aftermath of conflict. 

Watch the Archbishop's previous adviser for reconciliation, Canon Sarah Snyder, talking about why every Christian is called to work for reconciliation: 

Reconciliation

"Christ calls us to be peacemakers who cross the borders and barriers that divide us – radical in our generosity and welcome."

Archbishop Justin Welby

Source URL: https://www.archbishopofcanterbury.org/priorities/reconciliation

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