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Archbishop of Canterbury

My Dinner With The Archbishop

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 05.23.2012 | Religion
Malcolm Boyd

There was give-and-take conversation instead of either a lecture or a sermon. Rowan Williams listened and spoke, spoke and listened. It was all about different people coming together and "getting to know you."

Anglican Archbishop To Step Down

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 05.16.2012 | Religion

LONDON -- Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams is stepping down at the end of the year, calling an end to a tumultuous decade as leader of a global...

Zimbabwe Police Stop Anglican Prayer Retreat

AP | ANGUS SHAW | Posted 03.04.2012 | Religion

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwean police stopped a retreat of 80 clergy over claims that their prayer gathering was not given police clearance under...

Queen Celebrates King James Bible Anniversary

Posted 11.16.2011 | Religion

England's Queen Elizabeth II and other members of the British royal family attended a service Wednesday to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the King...

Gates: Ignoring World's Poor 'Would Hurt Our Economic Future'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.03.2012 | Business

Bill Gates says the world's developed nations need to ensure that they aid the world's poor. And the best way to do this, according to the billionaire...

Archbishop Williams Visits Zimbabwe Amid Standoff With Former Bishop Nolbert Kunonga

Posted 12.04.2011 | Religion

HARARE, Zimbabwe (RNS/ENInews) Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams will visit Zimbabwe in a show of support for Anglicans who are under siege from...

Christian Leaders Call For Holy Land Protection

Posted 09.19.2011 | Religion

By Martin Revis Religion News Service LONDON (RNS/ENInews) Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams on Tuesday (July 19) ended a conference on the ...

Archbishop Of Canterbury Blasts U.K. Cuts

Posted 08.17.2011 | Religion

By Trevor Grundy c. 2011 Religion News Service CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Nearly a millennium ago, four unruly knights crossed the English Channel ...

Anglican Leader Slams British Austerity Budget

Posted 08.11.2011 | Religion

By Al Webb Religion News Service LONDON (RNS) Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has touched off a fury by accusing the British government of ca...

President Obama Was Right and Michael Moore and Other Critics of Killing Bin Laden Are Wrong

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 07.09.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

Those who have no skin in the game in our wars have no business second guessing the snap judgments of the men and women in combat situations asked to do our dirty work.

The Dangers of Forgiving Too Easily

Marina Cantacuzino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marina Cantacuzino

It's not fair to expect victims of abuse, rape or torture to turn the other cheek with ease. All too often we sanitize and simplify forgiveness, when in fact it's an arduous, exhausting task.

Three Anglican Bishops Ordained As Catholic Priests

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Al Webb Religion News Service LONDON (RNS) Three former Church of England bishops, disaffected by their church's ordination of women, have been or...

NEW Royal Wedding Details: Archbishop, Time, Procession, Reception

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Former Church of England Head Bemoans Secularization of Christmas

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Al Webb Religion News Service LONDON -- Former Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey has slammed attempts to "air-brush" Christianity out...

It's Hats-Off To Female Bishop, And Not In A Good Way

Religion News Service | By Daniel Burke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) Q: When is a hat more than a hat? A: When the hat is a bishop's miter, and belongs to the female head of...

Mitregate: Anglicans in Crisis Over a Woman's Hat!

Diana Butler Bass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Diana Butler Bass

It is particularly galling to American Episcopalians to have the Archbishop of Canterbury direct their Presiding Bishop not to display any signs of her spiritual authority.

Archbishop of Canterbury Criticises Election of Lesbian Bishop

timesonline.co.uk | Ruth Gledhill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

The Archbishop of Canterbury's office yesterday described the election of an openly lesbian bishop in the United States as "regrettable" and warned th...

Lesbian Bishop-Elect Clears Crucial Hurdle

BeliefNet.com | Daniel Burke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

A majority of dioceses in the Episcopal Church have confirmed the election of an open lesbian as a bishop in Los Angeles, bringing Bishop-elect Mary G...

The "Generosity" of Pope Benedict XVI

Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D.

Pope Benedict XVI has opened the door of the Roman Catholic Church to those in the Anglican Communion who are disaffected over issues of ordaining gays and women and same-sex marriage.

So You're Thinking of Converting From Anglican to Catholic

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

In converting to Catholicism, you are really just switching over your "files" (ideas/customs/most profound expressions of faith) to your "Mac" (Catholic) "hard drive" (brain/immortal soul).

Archbishop, Politicians Condemn BBC For Refusal To Air Gaza Plea

Guardian.co.uk | Caroline Davies, Vanessa Thorpe and Gaby Hinsliff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Archbishop of Canterbury today added to criticism of the BBC over its refusal to broadcast a charity appeal for aid to Gaza. Politicians -- inc...

Archbishop Of Canterbury: Gay Relationships "Comparable To Marriage"

The Times Online | Ruth Gledhill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Rowan Williams believes that gay sexual relationships can "reflect the love of God" in a way that is comparable to marriage, The Times has learnt. Ga...

A Sermon for Our Times: Bishop Gene Robinson in the Face of Fear

Rev. Debra Haffner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rev. Debra Haffner

To appease those who oppose the ordination of gay clergy and leaders, the Archbishop fo Canterbury has excluded the openly gay Bishop Robinson of New Hampshire from attending.

Archbishop Of Canterbury: 'US Is Worse Than The British Empire At Its Peak'

Daily Mail | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Archbishop of Canterbury has launched a stinging attack on America, comparing it unfavourably with the British Empire at its peak. Dr Rowan Willi...

UK Archbishop To Hold Secret Service For Gay Clergy

Times Of London | Ruth Gledhill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, is to hold a secret Communion service for gay clergy and their partners in London. Dr Williams will ...