Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Rowan Williams’

Former Archbishop of Canterbury acknowledges debt to Catholics

Thursday, February 25th, 2021
Archbishop of Canterbury acknowledges Catholics

Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has acknowledged a debt to Catholics in a statement published in the Catholic Herald on Feb. 22. Dr. Williams grew up in Wales during the 1950s where “you still couldn’t quite avoid the sense that Catholics were exotic and a bit frightening.” He attended an Anglican parish church in Read more

Anglican leader tells Pope, bishops: Evangelization must flow from experience

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Archbishop Rowan Williams of Canterbury, head of the Church of England, told Pope Benedict XVI and the Synod of Bishops that evangelization is not a project, but the natural “overflow” of an experience of Christ and his church that transforms lives, giving them meaning and joy. “Those who know little and care even less about Read more

Archbishop of Canterbury to visit New Zealand before he resigns

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

The Archbishop of Canterbury has announced his resignation. Dr Rowan Williams says he will quit at the end of the year to return to academic life. He has accepted a position as Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge University. Hinting at the pressures of the job, he said he hoped his successor would have ‘the constitution of Read more

Assisi meeting of diverse religious leaders

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Pope Benedict XVI joined Buddhist monks, Islamic scholars, Yoruba leaders and a handful of agnostics in making a communal call for peace Thursday, insisting that religion must never be used as a pretext for war or terrorism. Benedict welcomed some 300 leaders representing a rainbow of faiths to the hilltop Italian town of Assisi to Read more

Archbishop Williams hands Mugabe damning dossier

Friday, October 14th, 2011

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, gave President Robert Mugabe a dossier alleging a member of the church was murdered in cold blood while priests and parishioners were being terrorised by the police and armed gangs loyal to former Anglican church leader Nolbert Kunonga.

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