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Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams tells ‘persecuted’ western Christians to grow up

Former archbishop of Canterbury says UK and US Christians exaggerate ‘mild discomfort’, and gay friends may feel let down Christians in Britain and the US who claim that they are persecuted should “grow up” and not exaggerate what amounts to feeling “mildly uncomfortable”, according to Rowan Williams, who last year…

Renowned atheist Richard Dawkins cracks penis joke in debate with retired Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams

Britain’s most ardent atheist lost the encounter with former archbishop on paper – but he got laughs for his penis joke Despite serving as Oxford university’s professor for the public understanding of science for 13 distinguished years, his work as an ethologist and evolutionary biologist, not to mention his many…

Anglican leader urges goodwill to young people after riots

The archbishop of Canterbury dedicated his New Year’s message on Sunday to young people, warning they should not be demonised following a wave of rioting across England earlier this year. “Quite a lot of the images we’re likely to remember from the footage of the riots in the summer will…

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