Category - rowan williams

  • December 2, 2009

    The Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill is a test of sincerity for British Christians who hold a "traditional" view on sexuality but say that they are not prejudiced. Some have lived up to the test by condemning the Bill while others remain silent.

  • 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 26, 2009

    Uganda's Christians are split over the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, with some clergy protesting to the government while others are writing in favour of it. A committee of the Ugandan Parliament has this week begun debating the Bill.

  • November 18, 2009
  • November 18, 2009

    Opposition is growing to the “Anti-Homosexuality Bill” recently proposed in Uganda. An increasing number of Christians are condemning the Bill but the Archbishop of Canterbury is facing criticism for not speaking out on the issue.

  • November 15, 2009

    The Ugandan Anglican Church says that it has no "official position" on the Anti-Homosexuality Bill proposed in the country's Parliament. However, the Church's secretary has said that the death penalty clause should be removed.

  • November 11, 2009

    Christian leaders around the world, particularly in the Anglican Communion, are being urged to condemn proposed legislation in Uganda which would introduce the death penalty for certain consensual homosexual acts.

  • October 17, 2009

    Campaigners are walking 20 miles across London this weekend (17-18 October) to promote the cause of peace and nonviolence. They began at the NATO site in Northwood and will finish at the London Peace Pagoda in Battersea Park.

  • October 12, 2009

    Retired Bishop Peter Selby, says anti-gay sentiment should not set the tone of Anglican debate and that the Archbishop of Canterbury should speak up for more than just holding church institutions together.

  • October 11, 2009

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has suggested that those who decided for the Iraq war may have failed to consider its true implications in terms of justice and "long-term building and healing."