The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, today spoke about the importance of free speech at a Service of Thanksgiving to celebrate 80 Years of the BBC World Service.
12 December 2012
‘We are witnesses,’ says Peter in our reading from Acts, ‘of what Jesus did in Judea, Jerusalem and Galilee’ (10.39). We have a story to tell. But to be ‘witnesses’ can, at first, sound almost as if it’s not strong enough or particular enough. Witnesses get called in law suits; they’re bystanders very often, who can tell you what happened. It could be almost anybody. But the apostolic witness is something different.
03 August 2008
Once again may I thank you for your welcome and may I give you the assurance of the love and prayers of your brothers and sisters in the Church of England.
19 February 2007
'Exactly twelve months ago, on the last Sunday of December 2004, we were beginning to confront the reality of one of the most terrible natural disasters in living memory. It's impossible not to be aware of that anniversary: dates are etched in our minds.
25 December 2005
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, is to use his Christmas sermon to pay tribute to the example of Christian forgiveness offered by two families in response to horrific violence.
24 December 2005
Let me begin by giving you a summary of the sermon that I'm not going to preach. It's very tempting when we hear the New Testament lesson today to use it as a way of thinking about the Church including strangers. The Church moves from one ethnic group to another and proves that it is adaptable for new people.
27 June 2005
Sermon preached by the Most Revd Frank T. Griswold, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in the USA, on 8th December 2002 at All Saints' Church, Margaret Street, London
11 December 2002
I am delighted to be here in this wonderful Cathedral with you, Archbishop Peter and so many other delegates of ACC for this Ordination Service. I want to assure Samuel (Tang), Stephen (Hung) and Dorothy (Lau) of our prayers and support at this time.
14 September 2002
Sermon preached at Canterbury Cathedral on Sunday, 14th April 2002 during the Eucharist Service at 11:00am By The Most Revd Dr David M Gitari – Kenya
14 April 2002
What a great joy it is to preside at this ordination - this very special moment in the life of the Convocation of American Churches in Europe.
12 December 2001