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Archbishop's Visit to Canada

Thursday 12th April 2007

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams will be paying a short visit to Canada next week at the invitation of the Primate of Canada, Archbishop Andrew Hutchison.

The main purpose of the visit is for Dr Williams to conduct a retreat at a meeting of the Canadian House of Bishops on Tuesday.

Prior to this, on Monday, Dr Williams will be visiting the Provincial offices and Trinity and Wycliffe theological colleges, from whom he will receive honorary degrees. He will deliver the Larkin Stuart lecture for both institutions.


Notes for editors - extracts from the programme:

Monday 16 April, 2007
AM: Visit to provincial offices (including press conference)
PM: Discussion with theological students
Archbishop to receive honorary degrees from Wycliffe and Trinity Theological Colleges
Archbishop to deliver the Larkin Stuart Lecture

Tuesday 17 April, 2007
All day: Archbishop will lead a retreat at the Canadian House of Bishops meeting in Niagara Falls.

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