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December 2006

O Little Town of Bethlehem - A Pause For Thought
Monday 18 December 2006
The Archbishop appeared on Pause for Thought on Terry Wogan's BBC Radio 2 show on 18th December 2006,…

November 2006

Rome Lecture: 'Secularism, Faith and Freedom'
Thursday 23 November 2006
This major address, on the past and future place of religion in western society and the deficiencies…

Rome - Archbishop's Greeting to Pope Benedict
Thursday 23 November 2006
The following is the text of the greeting given to Pope Benedict by the Archbishop of Canterbury when…

'Benedict and the Future of Europe' - Speech at St Anselmo in Rome
Tuesday 21 November 2006
An address given by the Archbishop at St Anselmo, a Benedictine institution, in Rome on 21st November,…

October 2006

China - Universities Have 'Essential Role' in Public Life
Friday 13 October 2006
Universities fulfil an essential role and responsibility in building up a healthy society, the Archbishop…

September 2006

9/11 Five Years On - Thought for the Day
Monday 11 September 2006
The following is the transcript of the Archbishop's Thought for the Day, broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on…

August 2006

'One Church, One Hope' - Freiburg Lecture
Wednesday 9 August 2006
The Union of Utrecht was formed in 1889 by the coming together of groupings of Old Catholic Churches…

July 2006

Speech on Penal Policy - Worcester Cathedral
Monday 17 July 2006
The Archbishop gave the following address on penal policy on Monday 17th July 2006 at Worcester Cathedral…

Women in the Episcopate - General Synod Debate July 2006
Monday 10 July 2006
The Archbishop gave the following opening and closing speeches when moving item 14 at the July session…

Speech to General Synod on Women Bishops
Saturday 8 July 2006
The Archbishop of Canterbury made a contribution to a debate on women in the Episcopate, discussing the…

Archbishop's Address to the Synod
Friday 7 July 2006
The Archbishop gave the Presidential Address to the General Synod of England, at the York group of Sessions.…

June 2006

The Challenge and Hope of Being an Anglican Today: A Reflection for the Bishops, Clergy and Faithful of the Anglican Communion
Tuesday 27 June 2006
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams has today set out his thinking on the future of the Anglican…

May 2006

The Churches' Role in the Civic Life of the Nation : House of Lords Debate
Friday 19 May 2006
The Archbishop of Canterbury called a debate in the House of Lords on "the contribution of the role of…

Assisted Dying for the Terminally Ill - House of Lords
Friday 12 May 2006
The Archbishop spoke in the debate in the House of Lords on Lord Joffe's Assisted Dying for the Terminally…

Climate Change: a Moral Issue - address to the Tyndall Centre
Thursday 4 May 2006
The Archbishop was invited to address members of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the…

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