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It is not a crime to hold traditional values - Abp Rowan Williams

11. December 2006

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Source: The Times Higher Education Supplement Published: 10 December 2006 The belief among conservative Christians that some behaviour is sinful does not amount to an expression of hate, says Rowan Williams, so why have some student unions withdrawn recognition from religious societies? What is still puzzling about the debate over...

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The Common Declaration of Pope Benedict XVI and the Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams

24. November 2006

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Source Forty years ago, our predecessors, Pope Paul VI and Archbishop Michael Ramsey, met together in this city sanctified by the ministry and the blood of the Apostles Peter and Paul. They began a new journey of reconciliation based on the Gospels and the ancient common traditions. Centuries of estrangement between Anglicans and...

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A society that does not allow crosses or veils in public is a dangerous one - Rowan Williams

27. October 2006

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Source: London Times COMING BACK from a fortnight in China at the beginning of this week, into the middle of what felt like a general panic about the role of religion in society, had a slightly surreal feel to it. The proverbial visitor from Mars might have imagined that the greatest immediate threat to British society was religious...

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China emerging as senior partner in the fellowship of nation - Abp Rowan Williams

14. October 2006

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Source: ACNS It’s a very great delight to be with you this evening and it’s another episode in what is beginning to be a trend in our visit to China so far. We came to find out something about the China of today and after our two days in Shanghai, and in the context of this evening, I feel we’re finding out a great deal about the...

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Archbishop Williams Says Bishop in Central Africa Should Step Down

20. July 2006

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Source: Living Church 7/19/2006 The Archbishop of Canterbury has called for the Bishop of Harare (Zimbabwe) to step down while misconduct charges against him are pending before the church courts of the Province of Central Africa. The call for the Rt. Rev. Nolbert Kunonga to go marks the most significant intervention by the Most Rev....

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Rowan Williams–The Challenge and Hope of Being an Anglican Today

27. June 2006

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Editorial: I suggest that readers read this first on their own instead of forming impressions through other reviewers. Don’t just glance through and better still, print it out using the print version option. Worth a careful read. A Reflection for the Bishops, Clergy and Faithful of the Anglican Communion The Anglican Communion: a...

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Archbishop Rowan Williams: Sermon for Easter Day

16. April 2006

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One of the ways in which we now celebrate the great Christian festivals in our society is by a little flurry of newspaper articles and television programmes raking over the coals of controversies about the historical basis of faith. So it was no huge surprise to see a fair bit of coverage given a couple of weeks ago to the discovery of a...

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Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams - Easter Message to his Diocese

14. April 2006

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Source: ACNS 11 APRIL 2006 I was always taught, of course, that you should never under any circumstances say ‘Alleluia’ during Lent. It was like giving up chocolate or alcohol. Save it till Easter, and then you’ll really enjoy it as it was meant to be enjoyed. There’s plenty of good sense about this, if we understand what Lent...

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Archbishop Williams: Thought for the Day for Good Friday

14. April 2006

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Source: ACNS Good Friday 14th April 2006 A novelist, some years back, put it very well when he described what it was like to arrive in the empty hallway of a monastery in Yorkshire for the first time; ‘There is an impression of intense activity elsewhere’. That’s a phrase that comes to my mind, sometimes, when...

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Inter-faith Talks Working, Archbishop Williams Says

07. April 2006

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Source: Living Church 04/05/2006 The cultural diversity of the Anglican Communion has worked in its favor, according to the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Most Rev. Rowan Williams launched the fifth Building Bridges seminar by stating that the diversity of the Communion has enabled it to foster relationships and significant interfaith...

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