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January 2013

Archbishop's New Year Message: appreciate the ‘silent conspiracy of generous dedication’
Tuesday 1 January 2013
Dr Rowan Williams, in his final New Year Message as Archbishop of Canterbury, pays tribute to people…

December 2012

Archbishop's Thought for the Day: 'if all you have is a gun, everything is a target'
Saturday 22 December 2012
In his final Thought for the Day on BBC Radio 4, the Archbishop of Canterbury talks about the recent…

Archbishop's Ecumenical Letter to Churches
Friday 21 December 2012
In his ecumenical Christmas Letter to the heads of other Churches and Christian world communions, Archbishop…

A Christmas reflection from the Archbishop of Canterbury: In the beginning was the Word
Friday 21 December 2012
Concluding the Church of England's podcast series "Reflections for Advent", Archbishop Rowan Williams…

Archbishop in Radio Times: Love's fresh start
Thursday 13 December 2012
Writing in the Christmas issue of the Radio Times, Dr Rowan Williams talks about Canterbury Cathedral…

Archbishop's interview with Canterbury's 'Outlook' magazine
Monday 10 December 2012
In an exclusive interview for Outlook magazine, Amber Stark, Lianne Carpenter, Jack Cheeseman and Chloë…

November 2012

New Statesman article - More than a prayer: Faith communities’ response to sexual violence
Friday 30 November 2012
In a joint World AIDS Day article for New Statesman magazine online, Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop…

Biography: Justin Welby
Friday 9 November 2012
For 20 years, Archbishop-designate Justin Welby has blended deep devotion to his parish communities with…

Travels with my Archbishop
Thursday 8 November 2012
The Bishop of Lynn Jonathan Meyrick reflects on his recent visit to Papua New Guinea with the Archbishop…

Archbishop celebrates Christchurch’s “flash mob of grace”
Monday 5 November 2012
The Archbishop this weekend praised young people in Christchurch who volunteered after the devastating…

October 2012

Women Bishops: Enough Waiting
Friday 19 October 2012
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has begun a campaign to persuade General Synod members…

Archbishop's interview with Vatican Radio
Thursday 11 October 2012
Following his address to the Synod of Bishops in the Vatican on Wednesday, the Archbishop of Canterbury,…

September 2012

BBC Radio 4's "Something Understood: The Better Part of Valour"
Sunday 16 September 2012
In "Something Understood" for BBC Radio 4, Mark Tully talks to the Archbishop of Canterbury about some…

Archbishop Rowan answers questions from Faraday Schools
Tuesday 11 September 2012
Students from the Faraday Schools project sent a bundle of letters to the Archbishop of Canterbury asking…

Telegraph interview with Archbishop Rowan Williams
Saturday 8 September 2012
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, spoke to Benedict Brogan from the Daily Telegraph newspaper,…

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