Rowan Williams

Rowan Williams

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April 16, 2003

A sold-out Trinity Institute Conference will be webcast live over the Internet at www.ECTN.org, April 28-29. Featured speaker Rowan Williams, the new archbishop of Canterbury, will be the star attraction for many who have never heard him. This will be his first speaking engagement at an...

April 14, 2003

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams spent Palm Sunday with the Christians in Jerusalem, issuing a pastoral letter to Christians in the Middle East and preaching at the Anglican Cathedral of St. George the Martyr in Jerusalem.

In his letter, presented to Bishop Riah Abu El-Assal, the...

April 9, 2003

While the war continued to rage in Iraq, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams brought together 15 Christian theologians and 15 Muslim scholars to explore the use of Scripture in the two faiths in a 'Building Bridges' seminar in Qatar.

In his opening remarks April 7, Williams thanked...

March 3, 2003

At a banquet following the February 27 enthronement of Rowan Williams as the 104th archbishop of Canterbury, Cardinal Walter Kasper, president of the Vatican's Council for Promoting Christian Unity, described the ecumenical task in terms of building bridges.

On his historic visit to...

December 5, 2002

One of the great treasures of the Christian world is the great heritage of Christmas songs and carols in the English language from the Middle Ages. Modern composers still want to set these beautiful and often surprising words. Some will have heard the carol beginning 'There is no rose of such...

October 10, 2002

Even before he officially becomes the 104th archbishop of Canterbury on November 1, Rowan Williams of Wales is being subjected to harsh criticism from those who are questioning his position on issues of sexual morality.

The conservative evangelical group Reform has asked Williams to...

July 23, 2002

In a decision that was predicted over a month ago, Prime Minister Tony Blair announced July 23 that Queen Elizabeth II has officially appointed Archbishop Rowan Williams of Wales as the 104th archbishop of Canterbury.

Williams will succeed Archbishop George L. Carey, who will retire at...

July 10, 2002

Following the lead of the Times of London, the UK newspaper Guardian said in its July 10 edition that British prime minister Tony Blair is ready to send the name of Archbishop Rowan Williams of Wales on to Queen Elizabeth II, who makes the final choice for archbishop of Canterbury. The Times...

June 26, 2002

Archbishop of Canterbury George L. Carey made his sixth and final trip to the Vatican to meet with Pope John Paul II and said that he felt 'great hope for the continuing journey in ecumenism to which we are both so committed.'

In his formal greeting on June 21, Carey said that he was...

June 20, 2002

According to an article in the June 20 issue of the London Times by religion correspondent Ruth Gledhill, Archbishop Rowan Williams of Wales is the first choice of the Crown Appointments Commission to be the next archbishop of Canterbury.

The paper said it had learned that Williams was...

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