Category - archbishop of canterbury

  • February 10, 2010

    Rowan Williams has given a clear account of where the church stands on the Equality Bill, says Simon Sarmiento. It rejects the very concept of putting any limiting definition of its exemptions into law. But is it thereby opening a massive legal can of worms?

  • February 9, 2010

    In a speech aimed at calming the warring factions within the C of E and the worldwide Anglican Communion, Rowan Williams apologised to gay people but said that unelected bishops were right to oppose equality legislation.

  • January 15, 2010

    Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams has said that Anglican agencies worldwide will give concerted support to urgent relief efforts in Haiti following the huge earthquake there, and has urged people to pray and give in response.

  • January 1, 2010

    In his New Year Message, the Archbishop of Canterbury has urged reconsideration of the importance placed on material wealth, stressing the need to 'turn outwards' and appreciate the treasure of our fellow human beings instead.

  • December 29, 2009

    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have condemned police intimidation against members of the Anglican Church in Zimbabwe during the past week. Christians, including clergy and bishops, were barred from entering their churches on Christmas Day.

  • December 26, 2009

    Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams used his Christmas sermon to encourage people towards healthy mutual dependence rather than consumer driven self-assertion. He also said children were being forced into adulthood too fast.

  • December 18, 2009

    LGCM has welcomed wholeheartedly an assurance from the Archbishop of Canterbury’s press office that he condemns the proposed draconian Anti-Homosexuality Bill currently before the Ugandan Parliament.

  • December 1, 2009

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has released a 2009 World Aids Day video, highlighting the plight of expectant mothers who are HIV positive and the threat of transmission of HIV to their babies.

  • November 25, 2009

    Pope Benedict XVI and the Archbishop of Canterbury have said relationships between the Roman Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion will not be obstructed by a recent Vatican offer to allow disaffected Anglicans to convert.

  • October 15, 2009

    In an Operation Noah lecture at Southwark Cathedral, the Archbishop of Canterbury has set out a Christian vision of how people can respond to the looming environmental crisis.