Dr Rowan Williams

Dr Rowan Williams Blames Western Lifestyles For Climate Change

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK

The former Archbishop of Canterbury has blamed Western modes of living for climate change, just hours before a UN report is expected to reveal the sca...

Dr Rowan William's Final New Year Message Pays Tribute To 'Quiet Volunteers'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.01.2013 | UK

The Archbishop of Canterbury used his final New Year Message to pay tribute to volunteers like the Olympic and Paralympic Games Makers who help commun...

Archbishop's Call For Gun Control After 'Brutal Trauma' Of Sandy Hook

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK

The Archbishop of Canterbury backed stricter gun controls in the wake of the Sandy Hook school massacre, saying the ready availability of weapons in a...

Women Bishops Vote Has Left Us In 'Shock', Church Advisor Says In Leaked Memo

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK

The Church of England is reeling with "shock" and facing a "major constitutional crisis" following the failure of new legislation to introduce women b...

"I Sometimes Do Think, I Shouldn't Have Said That'

PA | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK

The Archbishop of Canterbury has defended his outspoken record on issues such as the Iraq war and sharia law, insisting that his role is not to be "to...

From Blogging Bishops To A Sun Columnist, Who Will Replace The Archbishop Of Canterbury?

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK

From a "blogging bishop" to a Sun columnist, the race to find the new Archbishop of Canterbury has begun. There are seven possible contenders for t...

Women Trouble: Church Of England Delays Decision On Female Bishops

PA | Posted 09.07.2012 | UK

The Church of England has voted to put a historic decision on introducing the first women bishops on hold amid continuing divisions over the issue...

'No Mandate': Archbishop Speaks Out On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK

The Archbishop of Canterbury has claimed the government have no mandate for plans to introduce gay marriage. Dr Rowan Williams, speaking at a meeti...

Williams: Church Must Confront Its Disgust Over Homosexuality

Posted 27.06.2012 | UK

The Church is in a "tangle" and Christians need to tackle their feelings of shame, disgust and embarrassment over homosexuality, the Archbishop of Can...

Church 'Selling Itself Short' Insists Archbishop

PA | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK

The Church of England has an "almost supernatural gift" for presenting itself in the worst possible light in the eyes of the public, the Archbishop of...

From Backing Sharia Law To Benefits: Rowan Williams' Top 5 Most Controversial Moments

Posted 16.03.2012 | UK

Rowan Williams announced on Friday that he was standing down as the Archbishop of Canterbury after 10 years in the role. The 61-year-old is no st...

Archbishop Bashes The Ad Men For Creating 'Unreal' Culture

PA | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK

The Archbishop of Canterbury has hit out at the "feverish advertising culture" that fuels "unreal and disproportionate desires" when he joined the Pop...

Broken Bonds And Abused Trust: Dr Rowan Williams' Christmas Message

PA | Posted 25.12.2011 | UK

The Archbishop of Canterbury spoke today of the "broken bonds and abused trust" in a British society torn apart by riots and financial speculation. ...

Ed Miliband Calls For G20 To Commit To Financial Transaction Tax Ahead Of Cannes Summit

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 02.01.2012 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has called for G20 leaders to commit themselves to a global financial transaction tax ahead of Thursday's G20 Summit in Cannes. Writin...

Archbishop Gives Mugabe Abuses File

PA | Posted 10.12.2011 | UK

The Archbishop of Canterbury has presented Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe with a dossier of abuses Anglicans have suffered in his country. Dr Row...

Rowan Williams Pushing For Meeting With Mugabe

PA | Posted 07.11.2011 | UK

The Archbishop of Canterbury is hoping to have face to face discussions with Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe next month amid the violent persecution of Angl...