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Archbishop of Canterbury

Today marks 100 years of the horrific Jallianwala Bagh Massacre in India. A great number of innocent Sikhs, as well as Hindus, Muslims and Christians, were shot dead at the Golden Temple by British troops. As British people we cannot avoid this shameful …
Archbishop of Canterbury

Archbishop of Canterbury

It’s been an amazing few days visiting churches in Peterborough diocese – and seeing how Christians here are living out their faith in Jesus Christ. From a cafe that helps female ex-offenders into jobs, to a ‘Chapel Gym’ that helps people physically, em…
Archbishop of Canterbury

Archbishop of Canterbury

This week we stand with the people of Rwanda, at the foot of the cross.
Archbishop of Canterbury

Archbishop of Canterbury

In Britain’s housing crisis, the poorest people are suffering the most. That’s why as Christians we must be part of the solution. Find out more about our new commission on housing, church and community: https://bit.ly/2UG05gN
Archbishop of Canterbury

Archbishop of Canterbury

Thy Kingdom Come is about praying for people in your life who don't know they are loved by God through Jesus Christ. This year, The Church of England has made a special daily prayer resource to help you pray through those 11 days. Find out more at: w…
Archbishop of Canterbury

Archbishop of Canterbury

From peacemakers to composers, academics to gardeners, it was a great honour today to present the 2019 Lambeth Awards for outstanding contributions to the Church and wider society. Praise God for those whose lives are dedicated to serving his purposes. …
Archbishop of Canterbury

Archbishop of Canterbury

Reflecting on today’s #LentPilgrim, how do we look after our hearts and souls? Are there old habits that turn us away from Christ – and new ones that could turn us towards him? Sign up for daily reflections: bit.ly/2BVxsl2
Archbishop of Canterbury

Archbishop of Canterbury

Jesus offers us the most profound model of forgiveness. To forgive is not to pretend that nothing has happened. It accepts the full weight of wrong, weighs it, then dissolves it through grace and love. Sign up for daily #LentPilgrim reflections: bit.ly/2…
Archbishop of Canterbury

Archbishop of Canterbury

Today we remember St Oscar Romero, the Archbishop of San Salvador, who was assassinated on this day in 1980. Blessed Oscar, who was canonised by Pope Francis last year, was a champion of peace and justice. He stood up against oppression. He was consist…
Archbishop of Canterbury

Archbishop of Canterbury

Today #LentPilgrim suggests a challenging question: this Lent, can we challenge cultures of hostility and division by making a practice of speaking and acting in ways that nurture respect, understanding and love? Sign up for daily reflections: bit.ly/2BV…
Archbishop of Canterbury

Archbishop of Canterbury

Part of the Christian journey is learning to become comfortable with our new identity in Christ. Today #LentPilgrim invites us to reflect on how we can clothe ourselves in kindness, humility, meekness and patience. Sign up for daily reflections: bit.ly/2…
Archbishop of Canterbury

Archbishop of Canterbury

Today the Church of England has called for communities to join together in conversation and prayer as Brexit discussions reach a pivotal point. Why? As followers of Jesus Christ we are called to demonstrate that love for God and for each other, along wi…
Archbishop of Canterbury

Archbishop of Canterbury

Profound sympathy for the victims and relatives of the New Zealand terrorism. Let all Christians pray for healing of people, interfaith relations and New Zealand itself. Jesus calls us to welcome strangers and love our neighbour however different.
Archbishop of Canterbury

Archbishop of Canterbury

Here’s a wonderful picture of former Archbishop of Canterbury Michael Ramsey in the garden of Lambeth Palace. As Archbishop Ramsey said in 1962: “Does anything matter more in our hurried, noisy, contemporary life, than that every Christian should fin…
Archbishop of Canterbury

Archbishop of Canterbury

Today we’re celebrating 25 years of women ministering as priests in the Church of England. It’s a moment to pause and give thanks to God for the courage and faithfulness of ordained women who have contributed to the life of the Church in so many ways. …
Archbishop of Canterbury

Archbishop of Canterbury

Today is Clean Monday – the beginning of Lent in the Eastern Church. Especially in Greece, people fly kites to express the joy of turning back to God. As sisters and brothers, may our churches journey together towards Holy Week and Easter with a sense of…
Archbishop of Canterbury

Archbishop of Canterbury

Jesus calls us to love God, our neighbours, ourselves and our enemies. It’s a challenging command, with nobody left out. In ‘Reconciliation’, Muthuraj Swamy invites us deeper into this challenge with a profound reflection on the ministry that Christ ga…