Rowan Williams

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January 25, 2010

Using the words of St. Lawrence, a deacon of the Roman Church, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams told those gathered at the Desmond Tutu Center in New York City Jan. 26 that Christians treasure the world's most vulnerable people because they treasure humanity, and they know that God...

December 27, 2009

The archbishops of Canterbury and York have condemned the recent resurgence of police intimidation of Anglicans in Zimbabwe. Churchgoers, including clergy and local bishops, have been barred from entering their churches and threatened with arrest and violence. "We condemn unequivocally any move...

July 8, 2009

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams addressed the Episcopal Church Women July 9 and commended them for "sharing their prayers, care and experience" to strengthen the bonds that tie the Anglican Communion together. Prayer, care and experience "unite us one to another in Christ," he said....

May 10, 2009

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams in his presidential address to the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) here May 11 compared the Anglican Communion's long-standing divisions to those in the Holy Land.

"The other day we were giving quite intense attention to the situation in the...

March 26, 2009

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams used his Ebor Lecture in York Minster, England to spell out why respect for the environment is not an optional extra, particularly for Christians.

"Getting our relationship with the rest of the created order into proper perspective is both a...

September 24, 2008

Karl Marx, the intellectual father of modern communism, was partly right in his criticism of capitalism, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has said in an article about the crisis hitting the world's financial markets.

 

"Marx long ago observed the way in which unbridled...

July 26, 2008

Like a circuit-riding vicar, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams led two Sunday morning services on July 27 -- one at little St. Dunstan's Church that was broadcast by the BBC and the other at giant Canterbury Cathedral.

Bishops and spouses attending the Lambeth Conference attended...

February 9, 2008

Editor's note: Following a strong reaction in the media and elsewhere to the Archbishop of Canterbury's remarks indicating that certain aspects of Islamic Sharia law should be introduced into the British legal system, Lambeth Palace issued a statement February 8 saying that Dr. Rowan Williams...

February 9, 2008

Following a strong reaction in the media and elsewhere to the Archbishop of Canterbury's remarks indicating that certain aspects of Islamic Sharia law should be introduced into the British legal system, Lambeth Palace issued a statement February 8 saying that Dr. Rowan Williams made no such...

February 8, 2008

A suggestion by Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams that certain aspects of Islamic Sharia law be incorporated into the British legal system has triggered a political fury and a heated debate on religious tolerance.

Williams, who is leader of the worldwide Anglican Communion, made...

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