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September 2009

Act of Remembrance at the epicentre of the atomic bomb blast in Nagasaki
Thursday 24 September 2009
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, currently visiting the Anglican Church in Japan, today…

Archbishop - Education based only on reason is incomplete
Monday 21 September 2009
As part of his week-long visit to Japan for the 150th anniversary celebrations of the Anglican Church…

Archbishop awards Nikæan Cross to Bishop Huber
Thursday 10 September 2009
The Nikæan Club's Annual Dinner welcomed 126 members and guests in The Great Hall at Lambeth Palace.…

Spiritual Struggle in the Orthodox Tradition
Wednesday 9 September 2009
A message from the Archbishop of Canterbury to Prior Enzo and the Community of the Monastery of Bose…

June 2009

Video: The Archbishop defines the word 'Refuge'
Monday 15 June 2009
The Archbishop of Canterbury tells us what the word 'Refuge' means to him for Refugee Week 2009.

God's Mission and Ours in the 21st century
Tuesday 9 June 2009
An address by the Archbishop of Canterbury to a meeting of the Intercontinental Church Society at Lambeth…

Post Secular Politics? Inter Faith Relations and Civic Practice
Thursday 4 June 2009
The Lambeth Inter Faith Lecture was delivered by Luke Bretherton, Senior Lecturer in Theology & Politics…

The Archbishop's Response to the Presence and Engagement Study Day, with Q&As
Monday 1 June 2009
The Archbishop of Canterbury responded to Dr Luke Bretherton's paper and to issues raised during the…

May 2009

Archbishop contributes to 'Love where you Live' initiative on BBC Radio 2
Thursday 21 May 2009
As part of Radio 2's Love Where You Live campaign, the Archbishop of Canterbury delivers a special Pause…

Archbishop of Canterbury welcomes new Archbishop of Westminster
Thursday 21 May 2009
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has today given a greeting to Archbishop Vincent Nichols…

An address by the Archbishop of Canterbury given to a meeting of the Alcuin Club at Lambeth Palace
Wednesday 20 May 2009
Founded in 1897, the Club (named after Alcuin of York, deacon, abbot of Tours, d 840) has a long and…

Archbishop's Presidential Address to the 14th Meeting of the ACC
Monday 11 May 2009
The Archbishop of Canterbury reflects on the achievements of the ACC meeting.

April 2009

Archbishop's BBC Radio 4 Thought for the Day on Good Friday
Friday 10 April 2009
The Archbishop spoke on BBC Radio 4 on Good Friday 2009 in the "Thought for the Day" slot.

Archbishop's Lectures in Holy Week 2009
Monday 6 April 2009
The Archbishop gave a series of Holy Week Lectures 'Growing in Prayer: what the saints tell us about…

March 2009

Renewing the Face of the Earth: Human Responsibility and the Environment
Wednesday 25 March 2009
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, delivered the Ebor Lecture at York Minster.

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