Dr Rowan Williams used his Easter sermon at Canterbury to highlight healing and reconciliation in Northern Ireland and the Solomon Island as signs of God’s grace at work in a suffering and divided world.
Episcopal bishops in the USA say attempts to impose a parallel leadership on them and to make them exclude gay people are against Gospel and Reformation principles. They have asked to meet the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Archbishops Rowan Williams and John Sentamu have taken their message about slavery to YouTube. But are events to mark abolition of the transatlantic trade ignoring the key role of black people in its demise?
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, who is spiritual head of the fractious 78-million strong worldwide Anglican Communion, has described the decisions taken by the recent Primates (heads of provinces) meeting in Tanzania as a trust-building exercise to preserve unity in the face of disagreement.