St Paul’s Cathedral has been here for over 1,400 years. It has been built and rebuilt five times, and always its main purpose has been as a
place of worship and prayer.
St Paul's, with its world-famous dome, is an iconic feature of the London skyline. Step inside and you can enjoy the Cathedral's awe-inspiring
interior, and uncover fascinating stories about its history.
Learning & Faith
Lifelong learning is a core part of the our work, delivered through a variety of events by St Paul's Institute, and the
Cathedral's Adult Learning and Schools & Family Learning departments.
History & Collections
For more than 1,400 years, a Cathedral dedicated to St Paul has stood at the highest point in the City. The present Cathedral is the
masterpiece of Britain's most famous architect Sir Christopher Wren.
Behind the scenes, the cost of caring for St Paul's and continuing to deliver our central ministry and work is enormous and the generosity of
our supporters is critical.
Widely considered to be one of the world’s most beautiful buildings and a powerful symbol of the splendour of London, St Paul’s Cathedral is a
breathtaking events venue.
Blessed are the Peace-Makers: Reconciliation in a post-pandemic world
Justin Welby is passionate about Reconciliation and made it one of his three top priorities when he became Archbishop of Canterbury. He
says that reconciliation is not the ending of all difference but the transformation of how we deal with difference, and that it takes a
In conversation with Paula Gooder, Chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral, they will talk about how real reconciliation can be achieved whether
between nations, in our personal relationships or within ourselves, as well as what difference the pandemic has made, whether religion is a
part of the solution or the problem, and where he finds hope.
Justin Welby became the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury in 2013. He was previously a Canon of Coventry Cathedral where he
jointly led its international reconciliation work, working extensively in Africa and the Middle East. In 2017, Archbishop Justin was invited to
join UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation – the only faith leader on the panel.
Paula Gooder is the Chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral and a leading Biblical scholar. Her latest book is The Parables
(Canterbury Press, 2020), in her Biblical Explorations series.
The event is free, but if you are able to make a donation to the continuing learning programme at St Paul’s Cathedral when you register for the
event we would be very grateful.