Rowan Williams

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February 7, 2008

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, has said that U.K. law needs to continue to find accommodation with religious legal codes such as the Islamic system of Sharia if community cohesion and development are to be achieved.

Speaking to the British Broadcasting Corporation...

October 23, 2007

To mark the 40th anniversary on October 27 of Britain's 1967 Abortion Act that legalized abortion in specified circumstances, church leaders are calling for a re-examination of the situation.

 

The department of health in Britain reported that in 2006 there were nearly 200,000...

September 11, 2007

The dignity of every human being -- including suspected terrorists -- is non-negotiable, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams told members of a Christian Muslim Forum during a lecture marking the sixth anniversary of 9/11.

"The dignity of every person is non-negotiable," Williams...

May 6, 2007

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, has spoken publicly about his failed attempts to use Anglican community resources in southern Africa to send food to starving Zimbabweans.

 

At a May 1 meeting held at the Royal Institute for International Affairs in London,...

March 1, 2007

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, is scheduled to be in South Africa and Angola March 5-13 as part of an official visit to the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, one of the 12 Anglican Provinces on the African continent. The visit, announced in the Archbishop's Presidential...

January 28, 2007

Dr. Rowan Williams will make his first visit to Canada as Archbishop of Canterbury with a visit to the April meeting of the Anglican Church of Canada's House of Bishops in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

"We have had the invitation in the works for over a year; we struggled with his calendar...

November 30, 2006

Four years ago, when it was becoming clear that Rowan Williams would be the 104th archbishop of Canterbury, I quoted his hope, from an address at Uganda Christian University, “not to impose a view from America or Britain or anywhere else on any other province, but to see if we can go on talking...

June 30, 2006

Within a week after General Convention concluded, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams issued a seven-page, 3,300-word statement setting out his perception of the future of the Anglican Communion and the Episcopal Church’s place in it.

His comments precede the decision of a working...

October 18, 2004

[ENS, Source: Anglican Communion News Service] As you know Archbishop Robin Eames has presented to me the report of the Commission he has been chairing and which was published earlier today. Now that it is in the public domain, I wanted to say a few words as President of the Anglican Communion...

December 18, 2003

The full Commission will meet as a whole on three occasions: in February; June; and September 2004. It intends to complete its initial report on the nature, extent and consequences of Impaired Communion in the Anglican Communion as a result of recent developments by the end of September 2004...

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