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January 2008

Archbishop on Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill
Wednesday 30 January 2008
Interview with the Press Association.

Archbishop criticises 24 hour drinking
Wednesday 30 January 2008
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams gave a wide ranging interview to Martha Linden of the…

Interview with Roger Bolton for The Sunday Programme on Radio 4
Sunday 27 January 2008
The following transcript of the Archbishop talking to Roger Bolton is from the Sunday Programme recorded…

A Hundred Years on from the Establishing of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, How Much Further Forward are We?
Friday 18 January 2008
An article by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, published in The Tablet.

December 2007

Excerpt of Interview on the Nativity with Simon Mayo, BBC Radio 5 live
Wednesday 19 December 2007
During a wide-ranging interview with Simon Mayo for BBC Radio 5 Live, the Archbishop was asked about…

The Archbishop's Advent Letter to Primates, 2007
Friday 14 December 2007
Letter sent to Primates of the Anglican Communion & Moderators of the United Churches, 14 December 2007.

Tea and Toast with the Archbishop
Tuesday 11 December 2007
The Archbishop of Canterbury invited three Kentish teenagers to his home in Canterbury for tea and toast,…

Brief Press Encounter at Singapore University
Tuesday 4 December 2007
The Archbishop responds to press questions about the content of the Building Bridges seminar, the environment…

The Conflict between Religion and Modernity
Saturday 1 December 2007
Reproduction of an interview feature, which originally appeared in Emel, a Muslim magazine.

November 2007

Transcript of Newsnight Interview Concerning Events in Sudan
Thursday 29 November 2007
The Archbishop is interviewed by the BBC's Religious Affairs correspondent about the jailing of a teacher…

October 2007

Abortion - fundamental convictions about humanity need to be kept in focus
Sunday 21 October 2007
In an article for the Observer newspaper marking 40 years since the UK parliament passed the Abortion…

Archbishop Speaks out on Middle East
Friday 5 October 2007
Robert Pigott, BBC Religious Affairs Correspondent, talked to Archbishop Rowan Williams on BBC Radio…

September 2007

Daily Telegraph Interview
Wednesday 12 September 2007
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, was interviewed by Alice Thomson and Rachel Sylvester…

June 2007

Time Magazine Interview
Monday 18 June 2007
The Archbishop of Canterbury is on the front cover of the European and African editions of Time Magazine.…

May 2007

Prospect magazine article: Rowan Williams
Saturday 26 May 2007
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, was interviewed by Lesley Chamberlain for the following…

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