News Archive 2016

  1. Read the Archbishop of Canterbury's on the vision for CofE schools in this week's TES.

    Archbishop: Church of England schools can help shape 'hopeful' society

    23/09/2016

    Read the Archbishop of Canterbury's on the vision for CofE schools in this week's TES.

  2. Assisi Group Walk

    Archbishop prays for peace with Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew in Assisi - video

    20/09/2016

    Archbishop Justin Welby joined Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew in the ecumenical prayer and concluding ceremony of the World Day for Peace in Assisi today, along with the representatives from various religions.

  3. Thy Kingdom Come

    Churches unite with the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Pentecost prayer initiative

    19/09/2016

    Churches across England and around the Anglican Communion are uniting around the second year of Thy Kingdom Come, the call by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York for Christians to pray in the run-up to Pentecost for more people to know Jesus Christ.

  4. Archbishop Albert Chama

    Archbishop of Central Africa writes to Ban Ki-moon on refugees

    19/09/2016

    At the request of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Archbishop Albert Chama has written to the UN Secretary General ahead of the UN summit on refugees and migrants today.

  5. ABC and Nigeria’s General Yakubu Gowon 3

    Archbishop welcomes Nigeria’s General Yakubu Gowon to Lambeth Palace

    16/09/2016

    The former head of state of Nigeria visited the Archbishop at Lambeth Palace during his visit to London.

  6. ABC Stock 2

    Archbishop welcomes UK Holocaust memorial design competition

    14/09/2016

    Archbishop Justin Welby has welcomed the Government's competition to design a UK Holocaust memorial next to Parliament.

  7. Thy Kingdom Come 2017

    Prayer changes everything - looking ahead to Thy Kingdom Come 2017

    12/09/2016

    This year the Pentecost initiative Thy Kingdom Come brought thousands together in prayer across the country for people to know Jesus Christ. Next year it's going global, writes the Archbishop in the Church Times.

  8. Rabbi Shear Yashuv Cohen

    Archbishop pays tribute to former Haifa chief rabbi Shear Yashuv Cohen

    12/09/2016

    The Archbishop of Canterbury said Rabbi Shear Yashuv Cohen’s commitment to Jewish-Christian dialogue was a blessing that will live on.

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    Archbishop sends message on 25th anniversary of Meissen Agreement

    09/09/2016

    Message from the Archbishop of Canterbury on the occasion of the commemoration of 25 years since the signing of the Meissen Agreement.

  10. Bishop David Jenkins

    Archbishop expresses sadness at death of Bishop David Jenkins

    05/09/2016

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has expressed his sadness at the death of the Rt Revd David Jenkins, the former Bishop of Durham.