Speeches

  1. Justin Welby at WCC

    'Ecumenical Spring': Archbishop Justin's speech at World Council of Churches 70th Anniversary

    16/02/2018

    The Archbishop spoke of "an ecumenism of action" at the World Council of Churches 70th anniversary celebration in Geneva. 

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    Synod: Archbishop of Canterbury's presidential address

    09/02/2018

    Read the Archbishop of Canterbury's presidential address to the General Synod in London today. 

  3. Archbishop Justin Welby meeting with His Holiness Kirill in Moscow, 21 November 2017

    Archbishop gives lecture on 'Christian hope' in Moscow

    23/11/2017

    Read the Archbishop's lecture on theology, anthropology and Christian hope, delivered in November 2017 at the Postgraduate Institute of St Cyril and St Methodius.

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    General Synod: Archbishop of Canterbury's Presidential Address

    13/02/2017

    Read Archbishop Justin Welby's Presidential Address this afternoon to the Church of England General Synod in London.

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    Archbishop of Canterbury's statement on child refugees

    09/02/2017

    Responding to the government's announcement on child refugees and the Dubs Amendment, Archbishop Justin Welby.

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    Archbishop of Canterbury's speech at Istanbul forum on modern slavery

    08/02/2017

    Read Archbishop Justin Welby's speech at the 'Sins Before Our Eyes' forum on modern slavery, delivered in Istanbul yesterday.

  7. ABC on ‘the common good and a shared vision for the next century’

    Archbishop Justin Welby on ‘the common good and a shared vision for the next century’

    17/11/2016

    Read the Archbishop of Canterbury’s address on a future vision for Europe, delivered this evening at the Catholic Institute of Paris during a ceremony awarding the Archbishop an honorary doctorate.

  8. Justin Welby outside the Houses of Parliament

    US Election: Statement from Archbishop Justin Welby

    09/11/2016

    Following the result of the US Presidential election, the Archbishop of Canterbury said today:

  9. Archbishop Justin Welby in Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2 November 2016. (Photograph: Muslim Council of Elders.)

    Archbishop's speech in Abu Dhabi on religious freedom

    02/11/2016

    The Archbishop of Canterbury gave the opening keynote address today at a dialogue on integration, religious freedom and flourishing societies organised by the Muslim Council of Elders and with Christian leaders from the Anglican Communion.

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    Archbishop of Canterbury sends greetings for Diwali

    01/11/2016

    Archbishop Justin Welby wishes all celebrating Diwali a blessed and peaceful time of thanksgiving.