News Archive 2016

  1. ABC lights

    The Archbishop of Canterbury's Ecumenical Christmas Letter

    22/12/2016

    Read the Archbishop's Christmas letter to churches around the world

  2. Cairo bombing Churches Together in England Presidents issue joint statement

    Cairo bombing: Churches Together in England Presidents issue joint statement

    12/12/2016

    Archbishop Justin Welby has joined fellow Presidents of Churches Together in England in calling for prayer after the attack on Coptic Christians in Cairo yesterday.

  3. Archbishop Justin visits centre for refugees

    Archbishop Justin visits centre for refugees

    09/12/2016

    The Archbishop said it was "inspiring to see how generously Coventry is welcoming refugees" during a visit to the city.

  4. Lords

    Archbishop of Canterbury's speech in Lords debate on UK values

    02/12/2016

    Archbishop Justin Welby led a debate in the House of Lords today on the shared values underpinning our national life and their role in shaping public policy.

  5. Ruth Mawhinney

    Ruth Mawhinney announced as Archbishop of Canterbury's head of media

    29/11/2016

    The current Christian Today editor will take up the new role at Lambeth Palace in January.

  6. Archbishop and Moderator sign Columba Declaration

    Archbishop and Moderator sign Columba Declaration

    28/11/2016

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, Russell Barr, signed the Columba Declaration today.

  7. Archbishop Justin at Christ Church, Youhanabad, Pakistan, Sunday 20 November 2016. 

    Archbishop of Canterbury visits Pakistan

    25/11/2016

    Archbishop Justin visited Pakistan this weekend to express solidarity with church communities across the country.

  8. Jo Wells Stock 2

    Archbishop of Canterbury’s Chaplain to be new Bishop of Dorking

    25/11/2016

    Archbishop praises ‘outstanding’ Chaplain whose ministry will ‘richly bless’ Guildford diocese

  9. ABC welcomes South Sudan Council of Churches to LP

    Archbishop Justin welcomes South Sudan Council of Churches to Lambeth Palace

    25/11/2016

    The Archbishop met and prayed with the ecumenical delegation of the South Sudan Council of Churches at Lambeth Palace today.

  10. Revd Dr Will Adam

    New Ecumenical Adviser to the Archbishop of Canterbury announced

    21/11/2016

    The Revd Dr Will Adam will take up the combined role of Ecumenical Adviser to the Archbishop and Ecumenical Officer at the Council of Christian Unity.