Speeches

  1. NFU

    Archbishop Justin's speech to the National Farmers Union

    22/11/2021

    The Archbishop delivered the annual Henry Plumb Lecture to the National Union of Farmers this evening. 

  2. Archbishops at Synod delivering Joint Presidential Address

    General Synod: Joint presidential address by the Archbishops

    16/11/2021

    Read the text of Archbishop Justin Welby and Archbishop Stephen Cottrell's shared presidential address to General Synod today. 

  3. Archbishops and Earl of Wessex at General Synod

    Archbishop of Canterbury’s welcome speech to new General Synod

    16/11/2021

    Read the Archbishop’s welcome speech at the inaugural session of the new General Synod, which was attended by HRH The Earl of Wessex who delivered a message on behalf of HM The Queen. 

  4. City of London

    Archbishop's speech at Lord Mayor's Banquet

    16/11/2021

    Read the Archbishop's remarks that were delivered last night at the annual Lord Mayor's Banquet at London's Guildhall.

  5. Cross of nails

    Archbishop of Canterbury speaks at RISING Global Peace Forum

    11/11/2021

    Read the Archbishop of Canterbury’s speech to the RISING Global Peace Forum at Coventry Cathedral on Armistice Day

  6. Holding hands

    Archbishop Justin speaks on Assisted Dying Bill in the House of Lords

    22/10/2021

    Read Archbishop Justin's contribution to the debate on the Assisted Dying Bill in the House of Lords this morning.

  7. Wind turbines

    Archbishop's speech on Green Finance at the Lord Mayor's Dinner

    20/10/2021

    Read the Archbishop's remarks on the theme of Green Finance that were delivered tonight at Lambeth Palace during a special dinner that was attended by the Lord Mayor of London, the Lady Mayoress and other special guests.

  8. Archbishop Justin HoL

    Archbishop Justin contributes to the Queen's Speech Debate in the House of Lords

    19/05/2021

    Read Archbishop Justin's speech on the Foreign Affairs and Defence day of the Queen’s Speech Debate in the House of Lords.

  9. Archbishop Justin HoL

    Archbishop pays tribute to The Duke of Edinburgh in the House of Lords

    12/04/2021

    Read the Archbishop's speech in the House of Lords this afternoon for the Humble Address to Her Majesty The Queen on the death of her husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

  10. Archbishop Justin HoL

    Archbishop Justin leads House of Lords debate on housing

    24/03/2021

    Read the Archbishop's opening speech in his House of Lords debate today on the Coming Home Report and the need for a long term housing strategy.