Category - Dr Rowan Williams

  • 19 Mar 2012

    Time and again in the midst of "events, dear boy, events" (Harold Macmillan's famous response to an interrogation about what is the biggest difficulty in being Prime Minister), I keep coming back to Dutch theologian Harry Kuitert's observation that while "everything is politics, politics is not everything".

  • 19 Mar 2012

    The World Council of Churches has expressed admiration for Dr Rowan Williams' significant contribution to the ecumenical movement over several years.

  • 18 Mar 2012

    Christian Aid has paid tribute to Dr Rowan Williams, who has announced that he is to step down as Archbishop of Canterbury later this year.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 9 Jun 2011

    The Archbishop of Canterbury is right that not much from the key policies being implemented by the government was put before the voters, says Mark Field MP.

  • 9 Jun 2011

    Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has criticised the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government's policies on a wide range of issues.

  • 10 Jul 2010

    The Archbishop of York, who is himself extremely adept at employing the media, has attacked reporting and comment on Church of England affairs. But for many it is the Church leadership's own claims to the moral high ground that are in the spotlight.