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Archbishops Pledge Church's Support for Armed Forces Community

Tuesday 10th February 2015

Archbishops of Canterbury and York sign Church of England commitment to support Armed Forces personnel, veterans and families.


 

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have pledged the Church of England's commitment to support the Armed Forces community. 

 The Armed Forces Corporate Covenant, signed by Archbishop Justin Welby and Archbishop John Sentamu at Lambeth Palace on Tuesday 10 February 2015, commits the Church of England to recognise and care for Armed Forces personnel, veterans and families.

The Archbishops were joined by Minister of State for Defence Anna Soubry to sign the covenant, witnessed by service personnel, the Bishops to the Armed Forces and Chaplains General.

To read the Armed Forces Covenant on the Church of England website.

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