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Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby set to address UN Security Council

Archbishop Justin Welby will become the first Archbishop of Canterbury to address the Security Council when he speaks on mediation.

09 August 2018

Rare 700-year-old Bible returns to Canterbury Cathedral, five centuries after it was removed

A rare medieval Bible has been returned to the mother church of the worldwide Anglican Communion, some 500 years after it was removed.

03 August 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury hosts disability conference at Lambeth Palace

Archbishop Justin Welby hosted a conference to explore how people with disabilities can participate fully in the life of the church.

20 July 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury makes a pastoral call after deadly Nigeria attack

Archbishop Justin phoned the Archbishop of Jos, Benjamin Kwashi, after an armed attack on his home in which a neighbour was shot dead.   

 

04 July 2018

Justin Welby calls for greater Anglican Communion involvement in selection of Archbishops of Canterbury

Anglican Communion Primates should have a greater say in the appointments of future Archbishops of Canterbury, Abp Welby said today.

08 February 2018

A Christmas message from Archbishop Justin Welby

The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Ecumenical Christmas Letter to churches around the world.

21 December 2017

First Persian woman to be ordained to the episcopate consecrated in Canterbury Cathedral

The first Persian woman to become a bishop was consecrated by the Archbishop of Canterbury this morning during a service in his Cathedral.

30 November 2017

Anglican primates leave Canterbury “refreshed and renewed” after “best” Primates’ Meeting

The leaders of 33 Anglican provinces are returning to their home churches “refreshed and renewed” after this week’s Primates’ Meeting in Canterbury.

06 October 2017

Anglican primates’ discussions focus on evangelism and discipleship

A discussion by Anglican primates about evangelism and discipleship strategies was so lively, it continued through the lunch break.

04 October 2017

Anglican leaders head to the Communion’s “Mother Church” for 2017 Primates’ Meeting

The leaders of most of the 39 provinces of the Anglican Communion have begun arriving in England ahead of next week’s Primates’ Meeting

29 September 2017