1. Archbishop Justin Welby and his wife Caroline on receipt of the Archbishop's award for ecumenism.

    Archbishop receives prestigious award for ecumenism


    The Archbishop of Canterbury has received an award from American Franciscans for his ecumenical work. Archbishop Welby was given the award at the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement in rural Graymoor in New York State on Saturday (23rd September 2023). Called the Paul Wattson Christian Unity Award, Archbishop Justin is the 14th person to receive it. One of his predecessors, Archbishop Ramsey who was in office between 1962 and 1974, was also a recipient 50 years ago.

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  2. Archbishop Justin reading the Coronation Bible

    Accession Day: Archbishop Justin shares his Thought for the Day


    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.

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  3. ABC with other Embrace speakers

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


    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.   

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  4. Hapenny Bridge, Dublin

    Speech to the British-Irish Association


    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.

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  5. HoL July 2023 Migration Bill amendments FINAL

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


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

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  6. WCC meeting in Geneva

    Archbishop Justin's message for the Emerging Peacemakers Graduation Ceremony


    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.

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  7. Archbishop speech House of Lords 12th July 2023

    Archbishop asks Government to think again on Illegal Migration Bill


    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

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  8. Difference Conference 2023

    Archbishop Justin's annual keynote lecture on reconciliation


    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.

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  9. HoL July 2023 Migration Bill amendments

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


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

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  10. Archbishop House of Lords 4

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


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

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