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Housing crisis: C of E report suggests law change to recognise social benefit

Report by C of E Housing Commission proposes change to charity law so that Churches can use land for social as well as economic benefit.

01 March 2021

Science-faith partnership is vital for tackling climate change

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby tells faith leaders “now is the time for action” on climate change ahead of COP26 conference.

01 March 2021

Archbishop of Canterbury receives Covid-19 vaccine as hospital chaplaincy volunteer

Archbishop Justin Welby, a volunteer chaplain at St Thomas’ Hospital in central London, received his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

18 January 2021

Archbishop Justin Welby’s Canterbury Cathedral Christmas Day sermon 2020

This is the text of the sermon preached today (Christmas Day) in Canterbury Cathedral, Kent, England - the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

25 December 2020

Christmas letter from Pope Francis, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Church of Scotland Moderator Martin Fair to South Sudan’s political leaders

A Christmas Letter from Pope Francis, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, and the (Presbyterian) Church of Scotland Moderator Martin Fair to South Sudan's Political Leaders

24 December 2020

Pope, Archbishop and Moderator pray for peace in South Sudan in ecumenical Christmas letter

The Archbishop of Canterbury has joined the Pope and the Moderator of the Church of Scotland in praying for peace in South Sudan.

24 December 2020

The Archbishop of Canterbury's Ecumenical Christmas Letter 2020

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby's Christmas letter to ecumenical leaders and churches around the world

21 December 2020

The Church of England focuses on Anglican Communion for this weekend’s online service

Bishop Anthony Poggo leads a national online service, themed on the Anglican Communion, from the Chapel of Lambeth Palace in London.

13 November 2020

Update on safeguarding complaint against the Archbishop of Canterbury

Lambeth Palace has issued a statement about a safeguarding complaint made in June this year against the Archbishop of Canterbury.

12 November 2020

Archbishop Justin Welby pays tribute after death of Britain’s former Chief Rabbi Sacks

The Archbishop of Canterbury has paid tribute to the former Chief Rabbi of Great Britain, Lord Jonathan Sacks, who died on Saturday.

09 November 2020