May 11, 2015
[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby preached at the Service of Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey marking the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe.
The service was attended by veterans and their families, representatives of Allied nations and Commonwealth countries who fought alongside Britain in the conflict, and senior government and military representatives.
May 6, 2015
[Lambeth Palace press release] Unity among Christians releases a power that is “impossible to exaggerate”, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby told the Leadership Conference 2015 at the Royal Albert Hall this morning.
The Archbishop was speaking during an on-stage interview with Nicky Gumbel, Vicar of HTB, alongside Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales.
“The Church, when it is visibly united, speaks more...
April 13, 2015
[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has announced the opening of nominations for the 2016 Michael Ramsey Prize.
The prize, which was founded in 2005 by former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, is awarded every three years to the best theological writing in the service of the Church.
In an announcement in the ...
April 6, 2015
[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby issued the following Easter letter to partners and heads of other churches around the world.
“Rejoice, O Mother Church! Exult in glory! The risen Saviour, our Lord of life, shines upon you! Let all God’s people sing and shout for joy!”
These words of triumph are sung out across churches as Easter dawns. For centuries such sounds of joy at the Easter festival have echoed and...
March 26, 2015
March 12, 2015
[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has set out his vision for a Church in which every Christian shares “the revolutionary love” of Jesus Christ.
The archbishop was giving the inaugural Lambeth Lecture, a new series of talks which will feature guest speakers addressing key issues for the Church....
[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby hosted a reception on March 10 at Lambeth Palace for...
March 3, 2015
[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has opened the application process for young Christians around the world to spend “a year in God’s time” at Lambeth Palace in London.
Christians aged 20-35 have the opportunity to spend a year living together as a community inspired by the ancient monastic traditions of St. Benedict, St. Francis and St. Ignatius. They will live according to a shared Rule of Life and follow a pattern of...