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Date Tue, 28 Feb 2012 22:40:42 +0100
World Council of Churches - News ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY DELIVERS A LECTURE ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND FAITH For immediate release: 28 February 2012 Dr Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury, spoke on faith, human rights and human dignity, during a keynote presentation, Tuesday, 28 February at the World Council of Churches headquarters in Geneva. The presentation was titled “Human Rights and Religious Faith (Link: http://www.oikoumene.org/index.php?RDCT=702d3e5bb094b802aed7 )”. Williams became the Archbishop of Canterbury in 2003. He is the senior bishop of the worldwide Anglican Communion, a first among equals amongst fellow bishops. A renowned theologian, he has been involved in several theological, ecumenical and educational commissions and has authored a number of books. Read the full text of the lecture by Dr Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury (Link: http://www.oikoumene.org/index.php?RDCT=a971efc6dd69315fd397 ) High resolution photos of the visit are available free of charge via photos.oikoumene.org (Link: http://www.oikoumene.org/index.php?RDCT=4b54f9bc7158171cee61 ) The World Council of Churches promotes Christian unity in faith, witness and service for a just and peaceful world. An ecumenical fellowship of churches founded in 1948, today the WCC brings together 349 Protestant, Orthodox, Anglican and other churches representing more than 560 million Christians in over 110 countries, and works cooperatively with the Roman Catholic Church. The WCC general secretary is Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, from the [Lutheran] Church of Norway. Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland. You receive this information as a subscriber of our media list. You are registered as Worldwide with the address email@example.com. Click here to unsubscribe or change your distribution settings (Link: http://www.oikoumene.org/index.php?RDCT=f28c20f56e364a6360df ).