Job losses and house repossessions brought on by the financial crisis are an opportunity for people to think about where their treasure truly lies, the Archbishop of Canterbury has said in his New Year’s message.
On the eve of New Year 2009, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has said that violence can offer no solution to conflicts such as those in Israel-Palestine, and a just peace is the only basis for security.
Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, has said that the first Christmas changed how everyone thinks about universal human dignity and points the way beyond theory to active love as the way forward.
Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams and Chief Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks joined representatives from different religious communities at the Holocaust Educational Trust’s ‘Lessons from Auschwitz Project’ this week.
Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has praised the Anglican bishop of Harare, the Rt Rev Sebastian Bakare, for tackling injustices in his country and also for speaking against corruption within his own church.
Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has sent an annual message to Hindu communities in Britain for Diwali, the 'festival of lights', which is also marked by Sikhs and celebrates the victory of good over evil and hope over despair.
The Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has said greed is the root cause of the current economic crisis and he has called on Christians and Muslims to work together to decide upon a fairer system of borrowing and lending.
On the eve of the United Nations meeting on Millennium Development Goals in New York, the Archbishop of Canterbury has underlined the firm commitment of the Anglican Church to continue to work for the eradication of poverty.
Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Willams has expressed great distress at the extreme violence being used between Hindus and Christians in Orissa, India, following the murder of Hindu leader, Swami Lakshmananda Saraswati, recently.