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Religious Diversity & Social Unity - Q&A Transcript

08. December 2007

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Lecture: audio & text Q&A: audio & text Q: There are many people of faith who are clear about their religious conviction, which does not in anyway promote or condone amenity, hatred or violence. In spite of this, horrendous acts are committed in the name of religion. Will it then be more useful to avoid religious identity,...

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Religious Diversity & Social Unity - Archbishop of Canterbury

08. December 2007

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The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams gave a public lecture on 6th December 2007 in Singapore, speaking on the topic “Religious Diversity & Social Unity.” The lecture was jointly hosted by Diocese of Singapore and MUIS (The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore). The Minister in charge of Muslim Affairs, Dr...

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50 Million Bibles printed in China and Jesus film DVD released in 8 languages

07. December 2007

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On September 11, 2007, the 50 millionth Bible rolled off the Press at Amity Printing Company in Nanjing. While the world remembered the tragic events of September 11, 2001, we remembered God’s Goodness and Greatness in Bible production in China.  10 years after the end of the Cultural Revolution, the Amity Press was established in...

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Church of Nigeria Mission to Congo - The journey so far…

23. June 2007

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CHURCH OF NIGERIA MISSION TO CONGO - The journey so far… In the year 2005, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) extended its mission outreach to Congo, one of the African war-torn countries. This was in a swift response to the Macedonian call by the Anglican Church of Congo to come over to help develop and build...

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Two reports by Diocese of Madagascar (Province of Indian Ocean)

22. June 2007

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The Diocese of Canterbury sent a team led by Bishop Graham Cray to the Diocese of Antsiranana. This projected visit was planned a year ago when Bishop Roger Chung Jaomalaza was invited to be an overseas guest speaker at the Diocesan Canterbury clergy Conference at Guildford University . So the team of six people including The Rt Rev...

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More Questions for the Archbishop of Canterbury - 12th May 2007

19. May 2007

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After the Archbishop of Canterbury’s public lecture ‘Public Religion and the Common Good’ at St Andrew’s Cathedral (Singapore, 12th May), there was a Q & A Session. The transcript is posted here for your reading.   Q: When you mentioned each human person is created by God with distinct calling and...

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Christianity: Public Religion and the Common Good - Archbishop Rowan Williams

15. May 2007

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Source St Andrew’s Cathedral, Singapore 12th May 2007 (After the lecture, there was a Q & A Session. The transcript is posted here.) What is the place of religion in a modern democratic society? For many people, especially in Europe, there is a simple answer: its place is in private. A modern society naturally takes it for...

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Urgent appeal for help in devasted Diocese of Antsiranana in Northern Madagascar

20. March 2007

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Greetings to you from my devasted Diocese of Antsiranana in Northern Madagascar . I am requesting your emergency help to save the people in my Diocese which has been badly hit by fierce tropical Cyclone Indlala on Thursday 15th March 2007. The homeless according to official sources in the region number approximately 5000,  five...

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Anglican Angels - A Strait Times article on the social work in the Diocese of Singapore

05. December 2006

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Source: The Strait Times Dec 2, 2006 Anglican angels : The Anglican Church turns 150 and has reached out to help not only the needy but also the abused and those with mental disabilities By SENIOR CORRESPONDENT, Cheong Suk-Wai LIKE the biblical mustard seed bursting with growth potential, the Anglican Church here has been a mover...

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A Communiqué from the Anglican/Al-Azhar dialogue committee

13. September 2006

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Source: ACNS The Joint Committee, which is composed of a delegation from the Anglican Communion and from the Permanent Committee of al-Azhar al-Sharif for Dialogue with the Monotheistic Religions, held its fifth annual meeting in Al-Azhar on 2-3 September 2006 which corresponds to 9-10 Sha‘aban 1427. This was held in accord with the...

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