Speeches

  1. Difference logo

    Archbishop of Canterbury gives keynote lecture on reconciliation

    23/06/2022

    Read the Archbishop of Canterbury's keynote lecture, given at Lambeth Palace this evening, on the Church's call to reconciliation

    21 min read
  2. Justin Welby

    Archbishop Justin's speech at Wycliffe College, Canada

    03/05/2022

    Read Archbishop Justin's speech at Wycliffe College on the legacy of colonialism and the Church's call to reconciliation 

    13 min read
  3. Prince Albert Indigenous gathering Canada

    Read Archbishop Justin's apology to the Indigenous peoples of Canada

    02/05/2022

    Read the text of the Archbishop's remarks at an Indigenous Gathering in Prince Albert yesterday. 

    12 min read
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    Archbishop Justin's speech at Virginia Theological Seminary

    28/04/2022

    Read Archbishop Justin's speech at Virginia Theological Seminary on climate change and reconciliation

    15 min read
  5. Archbishop Justin speaking at General Synod

    Synod: Archbishop Justin's remarks in racial justice debate

    08/02/2022

    Read Archbishop Justin's remarks during the debate on Racial Justice in the Church of England at General Synod today:

    2 min read
  6. Archbishop Justin in the Crypt Chapel

    Archbishop Justin's speech at Four Corners Festival, Belfast

    06/02/2022

    Read the Archbishop's speech at the Four Corners Festival in Belfast this evening. 

    15 min read
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    Archbishop Justin's speech in House of Lords debate on Freedom of Speech

    09/12/2021

    Read Archbishop Justin's opening speech on today's debate in the House of Lords about the contemporary challenges to freedom of speech, and the role of public, private and civil society sectors in upholding its freedom.
    14 min read
  8. 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. 

    17 min read
  9. 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. 

    20 min read
  10. 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. 

    6 min read