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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

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

Ecumenical leaders commemorate Coptic Contemporary Martyrs

Archbishop Justin Welby and Pope Francis joined Pope Tawadros II and Archbishop Angaelos to commemorate Contemporary Martyrs Day

22 February 2021

Justin Welby’s ecumenical adviser to be Deputy Secretary General in new ACO Core Team

Dr Will Adam, the Anglican Communion’s Director for Unity, Faith and Order, becomes Deputy Secretary General in ongoing ACO restructuring.

12 February 2021

Standing Committee review leads to shift of focus in the Anglican Communion Office

The Anglican Communion Standing Committee has announced changes to the operational priorities of the Anglican Communion Office.

19 January 2021

Archbishop of Wales John Davies to retire as Primate and Bishop of Swansea and Brecon

Archbishop John Davies will retire in May after four years as leader of the Church in Wales and 13 years as Bishop of Swansea & Brecon.

18 January 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