Speeches

  1. RMC Festival 2023

    Archbishop Justin's Speech at the Religion Media Festival

    12/06/2023

    Archbishop Justin ' speech at the Religion Media Festival 'Exploring Belief', at the JW3 Centre

    8 min read
  2. House of Lords

    Illegal Migration Bill, Second Reading: House of Lords speech

    10/05/2023

    Read in full, Archbishop Justin's speech in the House of Lords debate on the Second Reading of the Illegal Migration Bill.

    4 min read
  3. FHC Report Launch

    Archbishop Justin’s Remarks at the Families and Households Commission Report Launch Event

    26/04/2023

    Archbishop Justin’s remarks at the Families and Households Commission report launch event.  

    7 min read
  4. ABC talk 3

    Hope and the love of God: Archbishop Justin's Third Holy Week Lecture

    06/04/2023

    In the third and final of his three Holy Week lectures held at Canterbury Cathedral, Archbishop Justin reflects on surrendering our lives to God.

    15 min read
  5. Archbishop's Passiontide talks

    Following the Will of God: Archbishop Justin’s Second Holy Week Lecture

    05/04/2023

    In his second Holy Week lecture at Canterbury Cathedral, Archbishop Justin reflected on the agony of Christ in Gethsemane and how we can follow His example to have faith in and submit to the will of God. 

    14 min read
  6. Archbishop's Passiontide talks

    Optimism alone can’t bear the weight of our lives: Archbishop Justin’s first Holy Week lecture

    04/04/2023

    In the first of his three Holy Week lectures at Canterbury Cathedral on Monday, Archbishop Jusitn reflected on the optimism of the crowds on Palm Sunday, and how optimism based on our own understanding falls short of the eternal hope provided by God. Read an abridged version of the talk below.

    11 min read
  7. Archbishop of Canterbury’s Presidential Address at ACC-18

    Archbishop of Canterbury’s Presidential Address at ACC-18

    12/02/2023

    Read the Archbishop’s presidential address on the first day of the Anglican Consultative Council meeting in Accra, Ghana.

    16 min read
  8. LLF speech

    Synod: Archbishop of Canterbury’s speech in Living in Love and Faith debate

    08/02/2023

    The Archbishop of Canterbury’s speech in Living in Love and Faith debate at General Synod on Wednesday 8th February 2023

    4 min read
  9. Archbishop delivers Loyal Address to The King

    Synod: Archbishop delivers Loyal Address to The King

    07/02/2023

    Read the text of the Archbishop’s Loyal Address to His Majesty The King, the Supreme Governor of the Church of England, on the occasion of his Accession to the Throne.  

    5 min read
  10. General Synod February 2023 Presidential Address

    General Synod: Presidential address from Archbishop Justin Welby

    06/02/2023

    Read the text of Archbishop Justin Welby's Presidential address to General Synod. 

    13 min read