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Kate may not pledge to ‘obey’ William


March 26th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Kate Middleton may only pledge "to love and to cherish" but not "obey" Prince William when she chooses her wedding vows.Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of ... Read more...

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Archbishop of Canterbury calls slain Pak Christian minister ‘a martyr’


March 8th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8(ANI): The Archbishop of Canterbury has called slain Pakistan Minorities Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti a "martyr", and urged the Pakistan Government to do more to protect its minorities.Dr Rowan Williams ... Read more...

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Brown attacks Blair: Politicians justify decisions in God’s name


February 20th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Gorden Brown has launched an attack on his predecessor Tony Blair saying that many lawmakers try to justify their political decisions by insisting that ... Read more...

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Wills, Kate’s ‘balcony kiss’ key wedding moment!


January 6th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): Of all the things that Kate Middleton and Prince William's wedding will bring to the world, the most anticipated moment seems to be that on the balcony ... Read more...

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Archbishop OF Cantebury to undertake 16-day visit of India


October 8th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.8 (ANI): The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, will embark on a 16-day visit to India from October 9 to 24, 2010 at the invitation of the Communion of ... Read more...

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Gay bishops are OK if they remain celibate: Archbishop of Canterbury


September 26th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 26 (ANI): Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has said that he has 'no problem' with gay people being bishops as long as they remain celibate.Dr Rowan signalled his personal ... Read more...

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Pope in London on second leg of Britain visit


September 17th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI began the second day of his state visit Friday by meeting thousands of school children in London in an event described as "the big ... Read more...

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Synod rejects concession on women bishops in England


July 11th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): The Church of England is facing a fresh crisis after the archbishops of Canterbury and York failed to win enough support for a compromise over women bishops at ... Read more...

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First lesbian bishop consecrated with Episcopal Church’s approval


March 19th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): In what has been seen as a move likely to worsen divisions over homosexuality, an Anglican church in the US has approved the consecration of its first openly ... Read more...

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UK bishop says Taliban can be admired for their faith and loyalty


December 14th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.14 (ANI): The new Church of England bishop for the British armed forces has said the Taliban can be admired for their faith and sense of loyalty to one another. ... Read more...

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UK archbishop says God will not forgive humanity for damaging environment


March 26th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has warned that God will not forgive humanity for damaging the environment.In a lecture delivered here, Dr Williams called for ... Read more...

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Kids are being damaged by mums going to work!


February 2nd, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): A new survey suggests that kids are being damaged with more and more mothers going to work.It has been said that the growing economic independence of women ... Read more...

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Leading UK bishops launch withering attack on Brown Government


December 28th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Leading bishops in the Church of England have launched a withering attack on the Government questioning the morality of its policies.Five of the Churchs most senior figures ... Read more...

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Religious leaders blame bankers” greed for recession


December 26th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 26 (ANI): While delivering Christmas sermons, religious leaders said that the culture of greed and immorality within the banking system is the reason behind the global financial crisis.Archbishops used ... Read more...

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Archbishop likens Browns common man snub in recession to Hitlers policies


December 22nd, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): The Archbishop of Canterbury has said that Britain must learn a lesson from Hitlers Nazi Germany for dealing with the effects of the global recession, in terms ... Read more...

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Queen may be removed as head of Church of England


December 18th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): The Archbishop of Canterbury has sparked fury by saying that he could fully envisage a time when the Queen is removed as head of the Church of ... Read more...

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Canterbury archbishop admits God was ”pretty useless” during 9/11


November 11th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.11 (ANI): The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, has admitted that God was "pretty useless" during the 9/11 terror attacks. According to a new book, Archbishop Williams, who was just ... Read more...

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Archbishop of Canterbury to visit Hindu temple in gesture of peace


November 4th, 2008 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) Britain's most powerful church leader is to visit a large Hindu temple in central England in a gesture of friendship and peace just weeks after the killings of ... Read more...

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In Britain, it snowed on Diwali


October 29th, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) British Hindus celebrated a White Diwali amid unseasonal snowfall Tuesday, but refused to allow the chill to dampen spirits.Snowflakes mixed with fireworks as up to two inches of ... Read more...

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Atheist ads set to be splashed on London buses


October 22nd, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 22 (ANI): An advertising company is all set to put atheist ads declaring theres probably no God" on a fleet of 30 bendy-buses that travel through the central London ... Read more...

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Beatles songs as effective as the Bible in explaining Christianity


October 19th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): Churches should use the Beatles hits in their services, for they are often more effective in expressing Christianity, says a leading bishop.In a book backed by the ... Read more...

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Old letters show Anglican leader’s ‘liberal stance’ on homosexuality


August 7th, 2008 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
DPA London, Aug 7 (DPA) Liberals in the worldwide Anglican Church can take comfort from views expressed eight years ago on the vexed issue of homosexuality by Rowan Williams, the current Archbishop of ... Read more...

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Bishop asks colleagues to settle their differences over a game of cricket


July 21st, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): The Right Rev Duleep de Chickera, Bishop of Colombo, has suggested to his colleagues at the Lambeth Conference today that they should take the afternoon off to ... Read more...

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Christian Trinity offensive to Muslims: Archbishop of Canterbury


July 16th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): The Archbishop of Cantebury, Dr. Rowan Williams, has described key elements of the Christian Trinity doctrine as being offensive to Muslims. The Trinity is the Christian doctrine stating ... Read more...

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Anglican bishops in secret Vatican summit


July 6th, 2008 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
London , July 6 (ANI): Senior Church of England bishops have held secret talks with Vatican officials to discuss the crisis in the Anglican Communion over gays and women bishops.They ... Read more...

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Top British judge backs Sharia principles


July 4th, 2008 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Britain's senior most judge has put up a strong defence of the country's top Christian priest, saying Sharia principles could be applied to British Muslims without setting up ... Read more...

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Winehouse-Doherty celeb culture eroding kids moral values


June 30th, 2008 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Stars like Amy Winehouse and Pete Doherty are leading to erosion of moral values in children, says a report.According to the report, celebrity culture was leading to ... Read more...

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Church of England rejects call for Muslim conversion, demands inter-faith respect


May 26th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
London, May 26 (ANI): A row has erupted within the Church of England over calls for British Muslims to be converted to Christianity. The Bishop of Rochester, the Right Reverend Michael Nazir-Ali, ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama arrives in Britain after extended German tour


May 20th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by admin
DPA London, May 20 (DPA) The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, arrived in Britain Tuesday for a 10-day tour that will include a meeting with Prime Minister Gordon Brown and an address ... Read more...

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Muslims are to outstrip Catholic Sunday worshippers by 2020


March 25th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar.25 (ANI): The increasing influence of Islam on British culture shows that the number of Muslims worshipping at mosques in England and Wales will outstrip the numbers of Roman Catholics ... Read more...

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Distressed Queen expresses anxiety over Sharia law controversy


February 13th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb.13 (ANI): Queen Elizabeth, who is the head of the Church of England, has reportedly expressed anguish, distress and dismay over the Islamic law controversy ,which she fears threatens to undermine ... Read more...

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Archbishop refuses to back down on Sharia row


February 12th, 2008 - 11:37 am ICT by admin
London, Feb 12 (ANI): The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has refused to back down over his controversial comments on Islamic law, but admitted that his intervention had been "clumsy". The ... Read more...

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Archbishop of Cantebury tears up original Synod speech, to improvise


February 11th, 2008 - 6:27 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb.11 (ANI): The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, is expected today to improvise a speech to the Church of England's 550-strong national assembly so that he can directly address the ... Read more...

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Now, Archbishop of Cantebury’s own flock want him to quit


February 11th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb.11 (ANI): Members of the Archbishop of Canterburys own flock are now saying that he should resign over his controversial comments, the focus of whic was the inclusion of some aspects ... Read more...

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Archbishop of Cantebury insists his Sharia law remarks were ‘well-researched’


February 10th, 2008 - 11:04 am ICT by admin
London, Feb.10 (ANI): The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, last night defended his remarks about some aspects of Sharia law being incorporated in the British legal system, saying that these suggestions ... Read more...

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