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September 2010

Vatican Radio Interview after Evening Prayer with Pope Benedict XVI
Friday 17 September 2010
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, speaks to Philippa Hitchen immediately after the celebration…

July 2010

Archbishop on the 'precious gift of Martyrs' - BBC Radio 4
Sunday 11 July 2010
In BBC Radio 4's 'Something Understood - The Martyrs of Charterhouse Square', the Archbishop of Canterbury…

June 2010

Archbishop on moral relativism - BBC Radio 4's Analysis programme
Monday 28 June 2010
Edward Stourton examines claims that the tolerance which moral relativism is supposed to foster has in…

May 2010

Absence of Mind by Marilynne Robinson
Saturday 29 May 2010
The Archbishop of Canterbury's review of "Absence of Mind: the Dispelling of Inwardness from the Modern…

Archbishop of Canterbury's Pentecost letter to the Anglican Communion
Friday 28 May 2010
In his Pentecost letter to the Anglican Communion, the Archbishop of Canterbury encourages Anglicans…

Archbishop on the Lambeth Palace Library Exhibition
Wednesday 12 May 2010
BBC Radio 4's Mark Lawson talks to the Archbishop of Canterbury and Deputy Librarian Gabriel Sewell on…

April 2010

Archbishop's article on the General Election
Thursday 29 April 2010
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York wrote the following article for the Church Times newspaper.

BBC Radio 4: Iraq's Forgotten Conflict
Tuesday 6 April 2010
Edward Stourton tells the story of Iraq's religious minorities, which are facing extinction from targeted…

Archbishop on BBC Radio 4: Start the Week
Monday 5 April 2010
In a special Easter edition of Start the Week recorded at Lambeth Palace, Andrew Marr discusses personal…

Archbishop on BBC Radio 2: Aled Jones with Good Morning Sunday
Sunday 4 April 2010
The Archbishop and Aled Jones discuss the media reaction to comments about the Irish Church, as well…

Archbishop's book review: 'The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ' by Philip Pullman
Saturday 3 April 2010
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, reviewed 'The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ'…

March 2010

Archbishop's Easter letter - Christians need to "witness boldly and clearly"
Wednesday 31 March 2010
In his ecumenical Easter Letter to fellow church leaders, the Archbishop of Canterbury urges those living…

Archbishop's favourite portrait - Country Life magazine
Wednesday 31 March 2010
The Archbishop has chosen Rembrandt's 'Self portrait in old age' as his favourite painting, in a feature…

Sunday Times article on the Robin Hood Tax
Sunday 14 March 2010
An article by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, and Richard Curtis (Co-Founder and Vice…

The Archbishop on the relationship of poetry and prayer
Sunday 7 March 2010
The Archbishop of Canterbury, a published poet, shares his passion for poetry in an interview with Revd…

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