Advanced search Click here for the website of the current Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby

This is an archived website containing material relating to Dr Rowan Williams’ time as Archbishop of Canterbury, which ended on 31st December 2012

Skip Content


February 2012

'Unity is God's gift to the church' - WCC roundtable in Geneva
Tuesday 28 February 2012
The Archbishop of Canterbury, in Geneva for a series of ecumenical and international development meetings,…

Archbishop on Bonhoeffer - what it means to be free
Sunday 26 February 2012
In a sermon broadcast live on BBC Radio 4's Sunday Worship, Archbishop Rowan Williams preached on the…

General Synod: Archbishop's sermon at Eucharist
Wednesday 8 February 2012
A sermon preached by Archbishop Rowan Williams at a Eucharist celebrated in the Assembly Hall of Church…

Joint Church of England and United Reformed Church service of reconciliation and commitment
Tuesday 7 February 2012
The United Reformed Church and the Church of England participated in a Service of Reconciliation, Healing…

Archbishop's pilgrimage to the Holy Land
Thursday 2 February 2012
Archbishop Rowan Williams made a personal pilgrimage to the Holy Land, visiting Galilee, Nazareth, Jericho,…

December 2011

Archbishop's Christmas sermon – ‘Don’t build lives on selfishness and fear’
Sunday 25 December 2011
The Archbishop of Canterbury says Christmas challenges individuals and whole societies alike not to build…

November 2011

Advent Carol Service at St Martin-in-the-Fields
Sunday 27 November 2011
The Archbishop of Canterbury preached at an Advent Carol Service at St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar…

Archbishop's sermon at Westminster Abbey - 400th anniversary of the King James Bible
Wednesday 16 November 2011
Archbishop Rowan Williams preached today at a Thanksgiving Service for the 400th anniversary of the 1611…

Act of Remembrance at Royal Naval Cemetery
Friday 11 November 2011
On Armistice Day 2011, Archbishop Rowan Williams joined Sailors and Royal Marines from the Royal Naval…

October 2011

Church schools provide “biggest possible picture” for good citizenship
Friday 14 October 2011
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, preached today at Westminster Abbey in a service to…

Holy Eucharist at Kitwe, Zambia
Wednesday 12 October 2011
Archbishop Rowan Williams preached the following sermon at a Eucharist held in the mining town of Kitwe,…

Archbishop's sermon to the Anglicans in Zimbabwe
Sunday 9 October 2011
The Archbishop of Canterbury today preached a sermon to a packed sports stadium in Harare where over…

Archbishop's Malawi sermon – God’s healing and mercy are there for all
Saturday 8 October 2011
In a special service to mark the 150th anniversary of the Church in Malawi, the Archbishop of Canterbury…

September 2011

Archbishop's visit to Derby Diocese
Sunday 25 September 2011
Archbishop Rowan Williams visited the Diocese of Derby on 23rd-25th September 2011. The visit was hosted…

June 2011

Archbishop’s visit to Kibera, Nairobi
Thursday 23 June 2011
On the final day of his visit to Kenya, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, spent the morning…

« previous   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   next »