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  1. November 9, 2012

    Justin Welby: Oilman with a new calling

    The Lord moves in mysterious ways, but rarely are His processes quite as tortuous as those that led to the selection of the...

  2. October 5, 2012

    An archbishop to calm a warring flock

    Choosing the next leader of the established Church is a process fraught with Trollopian intrigue and laced with arcane...

  1. June 25, 2012

    Civic pride rewarded with loyalty points

    Civic-minded residents of Windsor and Maidenhead who help keep their streets clean or register to volunteer will receive...

  2. April 4, 2012

    Recruitment Diary: April 5 2012

    ● Leap of faith Finding a successor to Dr Rowan Williams, who is stepping down as Archbishop of Canterbury, poses...

  3. March 23, 2012

    Arch outsiders don’t stand a chance with the Bishopburo

    A small piece of constitutional history is being made this year and no one seems to have noticed. Before 2012 is out the...

  4. March 16, 2012

    Search is on to find archbishop’s successor

    It is the job that requires “the constitution of an ox and the skin of a rhinoceros”, according to the man set to relinquish...

  5. March 16, 2012

    Archbishop of Canterbury to step down

    Dr Rowan Williams, the archbishop of Canterbury, is stepping down after 10 years as principal leader of the Church of...

  6. February 3, 2012

    Church of England doubles hedge fund investments

    Over the past two years, the Church of England has more than doubled the amount of money its multibillion-pound endowment...

  7. December 23, 2011

    Laurence Freeman

    I’d agreed a date to meet the Anglo-Irish mystic Laurence Freeman. But where, I wondered, would a Benedictine monk have...

  8. December 16, 2011

    Politics needs God, argues Cameron

    God needs to be put back into politics, David Cameron has argued, treading into an area usually studiously avoided by...

  9. November 18, 2011

    Occupy protests: Locked into defiance

    Another world is possible, read the message projected in giant white letters on to the side of a tower near City Hall in...

  10. November 4, 2011

    Regeneration of capitalism is a work in progress

    From Mr Nicholas M. Gilani. Sir, Further to the comment articles on November 2 by Rowan Williams (“Time for us to challenge...

  11. November 3, 2011

    Barclays chief rediscovers remorse

    Bob Diamond, chief executive of Barclays, has said that banks must accept responsibility for what went wrong during the...

  12. November 3, 2011

    Did Robin Hood plunder the poor?

    From Mr Richard Saunders. Sir, Now that Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, has joined the call for a financial...

  13. November 2, 2011

    Archbishop needs to show the faith

    “The government needs badly to hear how much plain fear there is around not to recognise how pervasive it is risks making...

  14. November 2, 2011

    Cameron pours cold water on Tobin tax

    By George Parker and Brooke Masters David Cameron has poured cold water on proposals – backed by the Archbishop of...

  15. Westminster Blog

    November 2, 2011

    PMQs: Cameron forced to the left

    It was an intriguing PMQs today. As I have previously noted, Ed Miliband has begun to find his feet on the economy, and once...

  16. FT Alphaville

    November 2, 2011

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis, and other offerings from Wednesday’s FT, Martin Wolf: Creditors can huff but they need debtors Blessed...

  17. FT Alphaville

    November 2, 2011

    Archbishop backs Tobin tax

    The archbishop of Canterbury has supported calls for a multibillion-pound “Robin Hood tax” on financial transactions as part...

  18. November 1, 2011

    Archbishop backs ‘Robin Hood tax’

    The archbishop of Canterbury has supported calls for a multibillion-pound “Robin Hood tax” on financial transactions as part...

  19. November 1, 2011

    Time for us to challenge the idols of high finance

    It has sometimes been said in recent years that the Church of England is still used by British society as a stage on which...

  20. October 17, 2011

    How to take tea and turn the tables on Mugabe

    The invitation was for afternoon tea at the presidential state house. Irresistible, one might think, to sit down on a balmy...

  21. October 17, 2011

    Sixty-Six Books, Bush Theatre, London

    The tiny Bush Theatre in west London has always punched above its weight, and it marks its move into new premises with...

  22. Westminster Blog

    June 9, 2011

    David Cameron at the mercy of "troublesome priest" Rowan Williams

    It is always dangerous for a senior churchman to stray into political matters, just as it is risky for politicians to stray...

  23. June 9, 2011

    Cameron fends off attack from archbishop

    David Cameron was forced to defend his public service reforms after an outspoken attack by the archbishop of Canterbury, who...

  24. May 14, 2011

    Imagining a world without nations

    From Mr Joseph A. Smith Jr. Sir, Gillian Tett’s piece was thought-provoking. May I suggest that a number of people in the...

  25. April 21, 2011

    Williams urges leaders to reconnect with poor

    The 100 wealthiest UK financiers, national newspaper editors, leaders of political parties and cabinet members should be...

  26. March 14, 2011

    Patience with God

    Patience with God: For People Who Don’t Like Religion (or Atheism), by Frank Schaeffer, Da Capo, RRP£9.99, 256 pages If you...

  27. November 7, 2010

    Williams warns of reform ‘despair’

    The head of the Anglican Church has made an outspoken intervention in the debate on welfare reform, criticising plans to...

  28. November 7, 2010

    Unemployed face compulsory labour

    The long-term unemployed could be forced to carry out manual work to retain their benefits under plans to be announced...

  29. September 16, 2010

    Pope warns against ‘aggressive secularism’

    Pope Benedict XVI sent an uncompromising message to the people of Britain at the start of the first papal state visit to the...

  30. September 15, 2010

    ‘Third world’ gibe mars start of papal visit

    Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Scotland on Thursday for a four-day state visit to Britain, though his visit has already been...

  31. July 24, 2010

    Taking the war to the Vatican

    From Mr John Kelly. Sir, David Gardner’s article about Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury (“Archbishop in the...

  32. July 16, 2010

    Man in the News: Rowan Williams

    By most accounts, Rowan Williams, a donnish, somewhat otherworldly man, only reluctantly agreed to become the 104th...

  33. June 16, 2010

    Refugee charity to shut after bills paid 'too late'

    Thousands of asylum seekers and trafficking victims were last night at risk of being left without legal representation, a...

  34. June 15, 2010

    Refugee charity to shut after bills paid ‘too late’

    Thousands of asylum seekers and trafficking victims are at risk of being left without legal representation, a leading advice...

  35. April 3, 2010

    Anglican leader: Irish church has lost credibility

    LONDON, April 3 - The spiritual head of the Anglican Church, Archbishop Rowan Williams, said the Catholic Church in Ireland...

  36. November 20, 2009

    Rowan Williams prepares to meet the Pope

    Just across the Thames from the Houses of Parliament, surrounded by the brutalist tower blocks of Vauxhall, is Lambeth...

  37. November 17, 2009

    Archbishop of Canterbury hits at City culture

    The archbishop of Canterbury has taken fresh aim at the forces of Mammon, arguing that the primacy of free markets is only...

  38. November 16, 2009

    Archbishop of Canterbury attacks City culture

    The archbishop of Canterbury has taken fresh aim at the forces of Mammon, arguing that the primacy of free markets is only...

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