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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, June 14, 2013.
By United Press International

Anglican bishops approve woman observers

LONDON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Eight female priests will attend Church of England house of bishops meetings as observers until the church moves to female bishops, officials said Monday.

Cameron: Church of England needs 'prod'

LONDON, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Prime Minister David Cameron Wednesday hinted at taking action to give the Church of England a "sharp prod" towards female bishops.

Archbishop: Anglicans may need 'president'

LONDON, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- The Anglican Communion is considering a structural change that would add a "more presidential figure," Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams says.

Vote on female bishops in England delayed

YORK, England, July 10 (UPI) -- The Church of England postponed a vote Monday on female bishops because of a dispute about safeguards for those who oppose women in the upper clerical ranks.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, June 14, 2012.
By United Press International

Richard Dawkins not certain there is no God

OXFORD, England, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Richard Dawkins, the British scientist who has become one of the world's best-known atheists, says he is not absolutely certain there is no God.
Archbishop seeks to heal Zimbabwe rift

Archbishop seeks to heal Zimbabwe rift

HARARE, Zimbabwe, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams hopes Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will help resolve a rift among Anglicans in the country, the BBC reports.
Archbishop of Canterbury may quit in 2012

Archbishop of Canterbury may quit in 2012

LONDON, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has told friends he wants to step down next year as head of the Church of England and the worldwide Anglican Communion.
Archbishop has right to his opinion

Archbishop has right to his opinion

LONDON, June 9 (UPI) -- Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has a right to his opinion, even if he's wrong, British officials said.

Pope, Archbishop of Canterbury meet

VATICAN CIY, Vatican City, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Pope Benedict XVI and Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams held a "cordial" meeting Saturday, their first since the Vatican targeted disaffected Anglicans.

U.K. Anglicans to snub gay Swedish bishop

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Anglican bishops in Britain say they won't be attending the ordination of the openly homosexual bishop of Stockholm.

British officials welcome papal visit

LONDON, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Both secular and religious officials say they are happy Pope Benedict XVI plans to visit Britain next year.

Archbishop: 'Two styles of being Anglican'

LONDON, July 28 (UPI) -- The head of the Church of England and the worldwide Anglican Communion suggests a division in Anglican views should not split the church.

Cleric rails against response to recession

LONDON, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Britain's leaders could look to Nazi Germany to learn about dealing with the current recession, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams said.
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The Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, marries Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton, as Michael Middleton, Kate Middleton's father, left, and best man Britain's Prince Harry, right, look on during the Royal Wedding at Westminster Abbey in London on April, 29, 2011. UPI/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool
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