Speeches

  1. Archbishop Justin reading the Coronation Bible

    Accession Day: Archbishop Justin shares his Thought for the Day

    07/09/2023

    In a special BBC Radio 4 Thought for the Day to mark Accession Day, Archbishop Justin talks about loss and hope, drawing on his own experience. Read the full transcript here.

    3 min read
  2. ABC with other Embrace speakers

    Archbishop Justin speaks at St Martin-in-the-Fields Autumn Lecture Series

    06/09/2023

    Archbishop Justin has given a lecture exploring the meaning of reconciliation. The lecture on 6th September 2023 was hosted by St Martin-in-the-Fields in central London, together with the charity Embrace the Middle East, a Christian development charity working in the region. The Archbishop’s lecture was the first in a series of 7 running from September to November. The series is called “Here I Stand, I can do no other”. These are the words of Martin Luther during the reformation in 1521.   

    22 min read
  3. Hapenny Bridge, Dublin

    Speech to the British-Irish Association

    05/09/2023

    Read the Archbishop's recent speech on the changing face of Britain in the 21st century, given to the British-Irish Association at Pembroke College, Oxford.

    15 min read
  4. HoL July 2023 Migration Bill amendments FINAL

    The Archbishop of Canterbury’s final speech on the Illegal Migration Bill amendments

    18/07/2023

    Archbishop Justin's final speech on the Illegal Migration Bill amendments at the House of Lords, 17th July 2023.

    5 min read
  5. WCC meeting in Geneva

    Archbishop Justin's message for the Emerging Peacemakers Graduation Ceremony

    13/07/2023

    The speech written by Archbishop Justin and delivered in person by Revd Dr Richard Sudworth, for the 2023 Emerging Peacemakers Forum Graduation Ceremony at the Bossey Ecumenical Institute in Geneva.

    7 min read
  6. Archbishop speech House of Lords 12th July 2023

    Archbishop asks Government to think again on Illegal Migration Bill

    13/07/2023

    Read the Archbishop’s speech in the House of Lords on the 12th July 2023, calling on the Government to adopt a long-term asylum strategy

    4 min read
  7. Difference Conference 2023

    Archbishop Justin's annual keynote lecture on reconciliation

    07/07/2023

    In his annual keynote lecture on reconcilliation Archbishop Justin acknowledged how deeply committed young people are to values of justice and equity, as well as their deep desire for peace and reconciliation.

    18 min read
  8. HoL July 2023 Migration Bill amendments

    Illegal Migration Bill: Archbishop’s Report Stage Amendment on refugees

    06/07/2023

    Archbishop Justin's speech in the House of Lords - Report Stage Amendment on refugees, 5th July 2023  

    3 min read
  9. Archbishop House of Lords 4

    Illegal Migration Bill: Archbishop’s Committee Stage Amendment on refugees

    15/06/2023

    Archbishop Justin's speech in the House of Lords, from the Committee Stage Amendments on refugees in the Illegal Migration Bill

    7 min read
  10. Archbishop speech house of lords 23

    Illegal Migration Bill: Archbishop’s Committee Stage Amendment on human trafficking

    15/06/2023

    Archbishop Justin's speech in the House of Lords from the Committee Stage Amendments on human trafficking in the Illegal Migration Bill

    6 min read