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Revamped Bishop at Lambeth role boosts links between Archbishops of Canterbury and York

Lambeth Conference Working Group Chair, Bishop Emma Ineson, given new role as Bishop to the Archbishops of Canterbury and York.

19 April 2021

Anglican and Catholic Archbishops accuse UK Government of “broken promise”

Archbishop Justin Welby and Cardinal Vincent Nichols describe the UK Government plans to cut international aid as “deeply worrying”.

09 April 2021

Tributes follow death of Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II

Buckingham Palace have announced the death of the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, in Windsor Castle. Anglican leaders paid tribute.

09 April 2021

Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, pays tribute to Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has paid tribute to Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, who died today in Windsor Castle.

09 April 2021

Church leaders say United Kingdom’s “nuclear weapons increase is immoral and wrong”

The Archbishops of York and Wales describe the UK’s intention to increase its nuclear-weapons capacity as both “immoral and wrong”.

02 April 2021

The Archbishop of Canterbury's Ecumenical Easter Letter

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, offers his ecumenical Easter letter to all partners and heads of churches around the world.

01 April 2021

Archbishop of Canterbury criticises letter by the Primate of Nigeria, Archbishop Henry Ndukuba

Justin Welby reiterates that Lambeth I.10 restates a traditional view of Christian marriage and condemns homophobic actions or words.

05 March 2021

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