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The Archbishop of Canterbury’s address to the Fourth Global South to South Encounter, 20 April 2010

20. April 2010

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The Archbishop of Canterbury’s address to the Fourth Global South to South Encounter, 20 April 2010

The text of the video address played at the Encounter this morning (Tues). Greetings to you all, in the name of our risen Lord and Saviour. You are meeting in this most precious season of the Christian year – the Easter season when we give thanks for the new creation revealed and made real for us in the resurrection of Christ...

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Second Presidential Address to the Lambeth Conference 2008 - Abp Williams

30. July 2008

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(ACNS) The Archbishop of Canterbury Second Presidential Address to the Lambeth Conference 2008 29 July 2008 ‘What is Lambeth ‘08 going to say?’ is the question looming larger all the time as this final week unfolds.  But before trying out any thoughts on that, I want to touch on the prior question, a question...

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Abp Williams’ Presidential Address to the opening of COE’s General Synod

12. February 2008

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I respect the consciences of those who have said they do not feel able to attend because there will be those present who have in their view acted against the disciplinary and doctrinal consensus of the communion.  Needless to say, I regret such a decision, since I believe we should be seeking God’s mind for the Communion in...

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Archbishop Rowan Williams’ Letter to Bishop John Howe

22. October 2007

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The exchange between Bishop John Howe (Central Florida) and the Archbishop of Canterbury gives some further insight. “Any Diocese compliant with Windsor remains clearly in communion with Canterbury and the mainstream of the Communion, whatever may be the longer-term result for others in The Episcopal Church. The organ of union with...

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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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The Bible Today: Reading & Hearing - Archbishop Rowan Williams (Larkin Stuart Lecture)

18. April 2007

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‘The Bible Today: Reading & Hearing’ Larkin Stuart Lecture Toronto, Canada 16th April 2007 One of the things that most clearly and universally identifies Christians as Christians is that they habitually read the Bible—or have the Bible read to them. From the most liberal to the most conservative, from...

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Archbishop Rowan Williams’ Presidential Address at COE General Synod

27. February 2007

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ACNS Monday 26th February After the debates at the American General Convention last summer, I wrote directly to all the primates of the Communion to ask about their reaction and the likely reaction of their provinces as to whether the resolutions of Convention had met the proposals of the Windsor Report for restoring something like...

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Interview with The Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams

25. February 2007

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Tanzania Guardian 24 Feb 2007 The Archbishop of Canterbury, ROWAN WILLIAMS, who was attending last week’s Anglican Church’s Primates Meeting in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, granted an exclusive interview to The Guardian’s Deputy Managing Editor BERNARD MAPALALA at the Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam,...

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Why the Anglican Communion matters - Archbishop Rowan Williams

23. February 2007

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Source: Telegraph In some people’s eyes, keeping the Anglican Communion together as a worldwide institution looks like prolonging the life of a dysfunctional or abusive marriage; isn’t it more honest and humane to head for the divorce courts? Why should we be mortgaged to other people’s prejudices - if we’re...

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Archbishop Rowan Williams Writes to the Primates of the Anglican Communion

24. December 2006

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Source: T19 18 December 2006 To the Primates of the Anglican Communion: During the last few weeks, I have been privileged to spend time first in China and then in Rome – two environments as different as could be, yet both giving abundant signs of the faithfulness of God to his people. The survival and growth of the Church in China is...

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