Category - archbishop of canterbury

  • 18 Mar 2012

    The next Archbishop will be chosen by the great and the good, sprinkled with some local diocesan worthies, observes Graeme Smith. They will weigh up the diverse and competing needs of the Church of England, the Anglican Communion, the British State, and the diocese of Canterbury. They will receive submissions, take soundings and consult widely before reaching their considered opinion. But is not a less oligarchical and hierarchical way forward possible?

  • 17 Mar 2012

    Lobbying has begun in the Church of England with the news that Dr Rowan Williams is vacating the post of Archbishop of Canterbury at the end of the year.

  • 23 Feb 2012

    Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams, former Oxford don and outspoken atheist Dr Richard Dawkins and philosopher Professor Anthony Kenny engaged in a public discussion of the origin of human life in Oxford today.

  • 21 Feb 2012

    The Archbishop of canterbury is due to deliver a lecture on 'Faith, human rights and human dignity' of the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva at the invitation of the WCC.

  • 21 Jan 2012

    Earlier this week, a meeting took place at Lambeth Palace in London between key representatives from the Church of England, the Catholic Church as well as the Church of Scotland on the one hand and the Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and his delegation on the other.

  • 19 Jan 2012

    Senior representatives of Christian Churches in Britain have met with Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas at Lambeth Palace.

  • 27 Dec 2011

    The Archbishop of Canterbury says Christmas challenges individuals and whole societies alike not to build lives based on selfishness and fear.

  • 25 Dec 2011

    Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams is speaking of the "broken bonds and abused trust" of British society in his Christmas Day sermon.

  • 21 Dec 2011

    The new story in the Middle East and North Africa region is only one year young and it will take a long time before we can pass any definitive judgments about its successes and failures, says regional commentator Dr Harry Hagopian. Here he reviews the recent House of Lords debate initiated by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, adding further commentary and elucidation for observers, journalists and policy-makers.

  • 3 Nov 2011

    David Cameron needs to stop hiding behind the US and support a financial transaction tax to combat poverty and climate change, says CAFOD.