Category - rowan williams

  • 24 Mar 2009

    Britain is not a secular country but a mixed belief society “uncomfortably haunted by the memory of religion” in terms of its Christian past, Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has said.

  • 16 Mar 2009

    In a recent lecture given at the Royal Academy of Arts, reports Simon Barrow, the Archbishop of Canterbury explored aspects of how icons are examples of the way in which in which divine energy is present in material reality.

  • 9 Mar 2009

    In a lecture at the Welsh Centre for International Affairs, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has argued that a change of heart as well as structural reform is needed to address the global economic crisis.

  • 4 Mar 2009

    Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has warned that the financial crisis could make the UK more vulnerable to political extremism and the rise of parties like the British National Party.

  • 26 Feb 2009

    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York launched a Lent appeal for Zimbabwe on Ash Wednesday, as Christians in Britain and beyond joined in a day of prayer and fasting for the troubled country.

  • 28 Jan 2009

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has called for people to "rediscover the depths of real humanity" in a YouTube video discussion to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

  • 2 Jan 2009

    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.

  • 31 Dec 2008

    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.

  • 26 Dec 2008

    Christmas is a good time to think again about our attitudes to children and about what happens to children in our societies, says Rowan Williams. Christians who recognise the infinite God in the vulnerability of a newborn baby have particular reason to do so.

  • 24 Dec 2008

    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.