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  Encyclopedia: Archbishop of Canterbury   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Archbishop of Canterbury is the senior clergyman of the established Church of England and symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion.
Arms of the Archbishop of York The Archbishop of York, Primate of England, is the metropolitan bishop of the Province of York, and is the junior of the two archbishops of the Church of England, after the Archbishop of Canterbury.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of All England is the senior cleric of the Church of England.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Archbishop-of-Canterbury   (1583 words)

 The Archbishop of Canterbury
The Archbishop is the diocesan bishop of the Diocese of Canterbury.
The Archbishop is the chief ecclesiastical authority of the Church of England.
A Province in the Anglican Communion is the territory of one of the 38 national or regional Churches in communion with the Archbishop of Canterbury.
www.southbear.com /Archbishop_Canterbury.html   (2354 words)

 Lyfing, Archbishop of Canterbury - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He became Bishop of Wells in 999, and in 1013 King Ethelred the Unready appointed him Archbishop of Canterbury.
Lyfing was taken captive by Vikings and held prisoner for a time, but he was released in time to attend the Witenagemot in 1014, and he started repairs of the damage the Vikings had done to Canterbury Cathedral.
As Archbishop of Canterbury, Lyfing crowned two English kings: Ethelred's son Edmund Ironside in 1016 and Canute the Great in 1017.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lyfing,_Archbishop_of_Canterbury   (146 words)

 RICHARD (ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY) - LoveToKnow Article on RICHARD (ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
About 1235 he became chancellor of the diocese of Canterbury under Archbishop Edmund Rich, and he was with the archbishop during his exile in France.
In 1173, more than two years after the murder of Becket, it was decided to fill the vacant archbishopric of Canterbury; there were two candidates, Richard, at that time prior of St Martin's, Dover, and Odo, prior of Canterbury, and in June Richard was chosen, although Odo was the nominee of the monks.
The ten years during which Richard was archbishop were disturbed by disputes with Roger, archbishop of York, over the respective rights of the two sees, and in 1175, at a council held in London, there was a free fight between their partisans.
42.1911encyclopedia.org /R/RI/RICHARD_ARCHBISHOP_OF_CANTERBURY_.htm   (2813 words)

The Archbishop of Canterbury is seen primarily as the Leader of the Anglican Communion which includes all 38 provinces in communion with the See of Canterbury, a total of about 70 million members throughout the world.
The supervisory authority in the 14 dioceses in northern England is that of the Archbishop of York.
Archbishop of Canterbury on 23 July 2002, elected on 8 November 2002 and the election was confirmed at a legal ceremony in St Paul's Cathedral on 2 December 2002.
www.episcopalspringfield.org /Heritage/Archbishop.html   (298 words)

 Archbishop of Canterbury - OrthodoxWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Archbishop of Canterbury is the primate of the Church of England and the spiritual head of the Anglican Communion.
The current Archbishop of Canterbury is the Right Honorable and Most Reverend Rowan Williams, 104th successor to the Chair of St. Augustine of Canterbury.
He chose a to send a group of Benedictine monks, under the leadership of St. Augustine of Canterbury (not to be confused with Augustine of Hippo).
www.orthodoxwiki.org /Archbishop_of_Canterbury   (558 words)

 Speak Softly ... - The archbishop of Canterbury is stuck between the Rock of Ages and a hard place. By Michael McGough
The archbishop of Canterbury is stuck between the Rock of Ages and a hard place.
When the current archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, was confronted with dissension in the Anglican Communion over the ordination of the openly gay Rev. V.
As archbishop of Canterbury and primate of all England, Rowan Williams is the senior prelate of the Anglican Communion, but he's no pope.
www.slate.com /id/2108569   (1018 words)

 BBC - Religion & Ethics - Archbishop of Canterbury   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Rowan Williams was a controversial candidate, but was named as the new Archbishop of Canterbury in 2002.
The enthronement of the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, took place in Canterbury Cathedral on 27th February at 3pm.
The Archbishop in the news Already Rowan Williams has become known as an opinionated Archbishop, quick to share his moral, political, social and religious views.
www.bbc.co.uk /religion/news/indepth/archbishop/index.shtml   (190 words)

 Contemporary Review: The next Archbishop of Canterbury
Next, there is the Primacy of 'all England' (the Archbishop of York is 'Primate of England', but 'all' is the prerogative of Canterbury; the sometime nervous relationship between the two Archbishops deserves an article in itself), ie, the spiritual headship of the Established Church.
The outgoing Archbishop, Dr George Carey, has made a notable first of making Lambeth cheerful and welcoming (and keeps a good cellar, unlike some of his more austere predecessors; the Church of England is not noted for food or drink -- Anglican Food also deserves an article to itself -- it is dire).
Archbishop Carey has had the job now for eleven years, and makes no secret that he thinks enough is enough; he is 67, and wishes not to stay to the customary retirement age of 70.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2242/is_1634_280/ai_85370540   (1430 words)

 archbishop of Canterbury --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
in the Church of England, the primate of all England and archbishop of the ecclesiastical province of Canterbury, which approximately includes the area of England south of the former counties of Cheshire and Yorkshire.
English abbot, celebrated archbishop of Canterbury, and a chief adviser to the kings of Wessex, who is best known for the major monastic reforms that he effected.
The founder of scholasticism was St. Anselm, a philosopher, theologian, monk, and archbishop.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9020057   (667 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | No war can be holy warns the archbishop ...
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, yesterday warned Tony Blair and President Bush to tone down their moral rhetoric in the drive to war with Iraq.
The archbishop, who this week issued a joint statement with Cardinal Cormac Murphy O'Connor doubting the moral basis for a war, told his first press conference at Lambeth Palace that the leaders should lay off "heavy artillery of a religious kind" in their speeches.
Dr Williams is to be enthroned as 104th archbishop at Canterbury Cathedral next Thursday as the final stage of his appointment which began last July with the announcement that he had been chosen to succeed Dr George Carey.
www.guardian.co.uk /Iraq/Story/0,2763,900741,00.html   (408 words)

 Archbishop Williams of Wales 104th Archbishop of Canterbury   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Archbishop Rowan Williams of Wales, newly appointed archbishop of Canterbury, has sent a letter to his international colleagues in the Anglican Communion, asking for prayers and addressing concerns expressed by his critics, especially on sexuality issues.
On August 5th, Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Wales, was honoured by being admitted to ‘Gorsedd y Beirdd’ at the National Eisteddfod held at St. David’s in Pembrokeshire.
He was chosen bishop of Monmouth in 1992 and archbishop and primate of the Church in Wales in 2000.
www.episcopalwomenscaucus.org /ruach/Fall2002_vol23_2_3/01Archbishop.html   (1993 words)

 Archbishop-of-Canterbury   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The ceremony, in the splendour of Canterbury Cathedral, completed the lengthy process of installing the soft-spoken intellectual as spiritual leader of the Church of England and Anglicans worldwide.
Williams, an academic theologian and formerly the Archbishop of Wales, has generated controversy because of his protests against possible military action against Iraq, his decision to ordain a homosexual as a priest and his advocacy of women bishops.
The enthronement, in which the archbishop is seated on the marble chair of St. Augustine, the first archbishop of Canterbury, is a lavish service demonstrating to the world that he is the Anglican community's new leader.
www.cp.org /english/online/full/World/030227/w022738A.html   (663 words)

 Archbishop of Canterbury (from Thomas Cranmer) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The year 1532 proved to be a critical one altogether, for William Warham, the aged archbishop of Canterbury, died in August.
At first the usual practice of extending the vacancy for the benefit of the king's finances was followed, but by the end of the year it was apparent that the see would have to be filled because the divorce question was coming to a head.
The first archbishop of Canterbury of the reformed Church of England, Cranmer found a way that did not violate church law for Henry VIII to annul his marriage to Catherine of Aragon without having to go to the pope.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-1603   (710 words)

 Enthronement Ceremony of Archbishop of Canterbury   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
NEW YORK, NY-Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan, Prelate of the Eastern Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church of America, attended the enthronement of the Most Revd Rowan Douglas Williams, the new Archbishop of Canterbury, on February 27, as a representative of His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia.
Archbishop Rowan took his seat as the 104th Archbishop, in succession to St. Augustine after taking an oath to remain faithful to the Gospel, the Holy Trinity and to church canon law.
Dr. Williams became the Archbishop of Canterbury at the Confirmation of Election ceremony in St. Paul's Cathedral on December 2, 2002.
www.armenianprelacy.org /canterbury.htm   (277 words)

 BBC - Religion & Ethics - Archbishop of Canterbury   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The office of the Archbishop of Canterbury dates back to St. Augustine who was the first Archbishop of Canterbury in AD 597.
The Archbishop will first be enthroned by the Archdeacon of Canterbury in the Diocesan throne in the Cathedral Quire - his seat as head of the Diocese.
He will then be enthroned by the Dean of Canterbury in St Augustine's Chair - his seat as Primate of All England and Leader of the Anglican Communion with its 70 million members across the globe.
www.bbc.co.uk /religion/news/indepth/archbishop/enthronement.shtml   (383 words)

 Interview: Radio Interview with the Archbishop of Canterbury
The Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams, waits at the doors of Lambeth Palace, London, to welcome Anglican Primates for a meeting, Wednesday Oct. 15, 2003.
The Archbishop of Capetown, Njonggonkulu Ndungane, called for a commission to be set up to look into the issue which threatens to split the Church.
John Humphrys (JH), a BBC radio broadcaster, interviewed the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams (RW), yesterday about the outcome of the Primates' Meeting and its implications.
www.gracecathedral.org /enrichment/interviews/int_20031022.shtml   (1767 words)

 Archbishop of Canterbury
George Leonard Carey is the 103rd Archbishop of Canterbury, enthroned on 19th April 1991.
The Archbishop is expected to voice the joys or sorrows of the nation, for example after a great tragedy, in time of war, or when there is a moment of national rejoicing.
The Archbishop does not rule the world's 70 million Anglicans and is not an Anglican Pope, but he is expected to maintain the unity of the communion through the bonds of affection and shared belief which draw people together.
fredericton.anglican.org /faith/archbishop_of_canterbury.htm   (939 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Cuthbert, Archbishop of Canterbury
Christ Church, Canterbury, was considered inferior in dignity to the Church of Sts.
John the Baptist to serve as the baptistery, the court of the archbishops and their place of burial.
A letter of his to Lullus, Archbishop of Mainz, is still extant and also two short poems preserved by William of Malmesbury.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04580a.htm   (465 words)

 Saint Anselm
Saint Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109) was the outstanding Christian philosopher and theologian of the eleventh century.
In 1093 Anselm was enthroned as Archbishop of Canterbury.
Anselm was understandably reluctant to undertake the primacy of the Church of England under a ruler as ruthless and venal as William, and his tenure as Archbishop proved to be as turbulent and vexatious as he must have feared.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/anselm   (5462 words)

 EBK: St. Dunstan, Archbishop of Canterbury   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Soon after, he became the treasurer and chief adviser of King Edred and the Queen-mother; but powerful enemies drove him from the Court of King Edwig All-Fair and he was obliged to take refuge in Flanders until the accession of Edgar the Peacemaker, who recalled him and made him his chief minister.
He was also appointed Bishop of Worcester and of London and, in AD 960, became Archbishop of Canterbury.
His death occurred at Canterbury on 19th May AD 988 and his body was claimed by both Canterbury and Glastonbury.
www.earlybritishkingdoms.com /adversaries/bios/dunstan.html   (338 words)

 May 24: Lanfranc, Archbishop of Canterbury
He is accused of using forged papers to prove that Canterbury, not York, was to be the "boss" church of England.
McKilliam, Annie E. A Chronicle of the Archbishops of Canterbury.
History of Christianity is a survey course designed to stimulate your curiosity by providing glimpses of some of the pivotal events in the spread Christianity and sketches of great Christian figures who have significantly affected Christian history thereby shaping the history of the world.
chi.gospelcom.net /DAILYF/2003/05/daily-05-24-2003.shtml   (590 words)

 Lambeth Pressw release re Archbishop of Canterbury   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
He is expected to be enthroned as Archbishop of Canterbury in the early part of 2003.
Archbishop Carey has set a very high standard in his selfless work for unity and understanding within the Anglican Communion; I shall have a fine example to follow as I learn how to approach this task.
enthroned as Bishop of Monmouth in 1992 and Archbishop of Wales in 2000.
www.leicester.anglican.org /Press/lambeth_press.htm   (605 words)

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