Rowan Williams

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July 22, 2010

The act of forgiveness is one of humanity's most deep-seated acts of people nourishing one another as human beings, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has told a global gathering of Lutheran Christians. "To forgive and to be forgiven is to allow yourself to be humanized by those whom you...

July 20, 2010

Lutherans from around the world are converging on the German city of Stuttgart for the 11th Assembly of the Lutheran World Federation, where on July 22 Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams will deliver the keynote address. Williams, the spiritual leader of the 78-million-strong Anglican...

April 20, 2010

Saying "there are no quick solutions for the wounds of the body of Christ," Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has sent a video greeting to the participants attending the Fourth Anglican Global South to South Encounter, meeting April 19-23 in Singapore.

Williams uses his video...

April 6, 2010

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has used his Easter sermon to urge Christians to keep a proper sense of proportion when they feel they are experiencing opposition to their faith and remember both the physical suffering of Christian minorities in other countries and call to mind what...

March 30, 2010

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams is giving three Holy Week lectures in a series entitled "The beginning of the Gospel -- reading Mark's life of Jesus." In the March 29 lecture, titled "History and Memory," Williams talked about Mark, the origins of his work and how the Gospel of Mark "...

March 16, 2010

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams on March 16 welcomed the official announcement that His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI is to visit the United Kingdom in September at the invitation of Her Majesty The Queen. "The pope's visit will be an opportunity to cement ties not only between the Holy...

March 15, 2010

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams was on March 11 presented with the Russian Order of Friendship, for his "outstanding contribution to the cooperation and friendly relations between Russia and the U.K."

The honor, which was awarded by Russian presidential decree by President Dmitry...

January 28, 2010

In summary of the discussions, panels and lectures presented during the Trinity Institute's conference on building an ethical economy, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams identified four repeated themes in his closing remarks: language, education, definition of self and trust.

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January 28, 2010

Theology's contribution to economic decision-making goes beyond simply raising the question of "common good"; it also offers a framework into what is being assumed – human motivations -- promoted through economic practices, said Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams during a Jan. 28 lecture...

January 26, 2010

People lined up along the fence outside St. Ann's Episcopal Church in the Mott Haven section of the South Bronx Jan. 27 waiting for their turn to get inside -- not to get a glimpse of Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, who was incidentally visiting, but to shop the parish's weekly...

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