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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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