rowan williams

  • 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.

  • 16 Nov 2008

    Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams and Chief Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks joined representatives from different religious communities at the Holocaust Educational Trust’s ‘Lessons from Auschwitz Project’ this week.

  • 13 Nov 2008

    Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has praised the Anglican bishop of Harare, the Rt Rev Sebastian Bakare, for tackling injustices in his country and also for speaking against corruption within his own church.

  • 2 Nov 2008

    Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has sent an annual message to Hindu communities in Britain for Diwali, the 'festival of lights', which is also marked by Sikhs and celebrates the victory of good over evil and hope over despair.

  • 21 Oct 2008

    The Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has said greed is the root cause of the current economic crisis and he has called on Christians and Muslims to work together to decide upon a fairer system of borrowing and lending.