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Exhibition tablets at St. Paul's.

Once icons of the ministry to ground-zero’s workers at St.

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The parish is opening its doors and heart to downtown residents, office workers and visitors to New York on September 11 by offering a wide range of opportunities to help them find spiritual meaning on the first anniversary of the World Trade Center attack.

Trinity Church and St. Paul's Chapel will offer worship services, presentations, concerts and

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St. Paul's Chapel is again open to the public for weekday Eucharist, prayer and reflection, for the first time since the attacks of September 11, 2001.

The chapel was re-dedicated at its regular 8 am Eucharist on Sunday, August 25, by the celebrant, the Rev. Milton C. Williams, after eight months of ministry to World Trade Center site workers and another two months of cleaning.

On September 10 this year, the chapel will unveil a tribute to recovery workers and the volunteers

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The Rev. Lyndon Harris, associate for ministry at St. Paul’s Chapel, has won two major awards in the New York pastoral community for his leadership at St Paul's Chapel.

Harris was hired to develop an “alternative” worship ministry at the centuries-old chapel. After a summer of doing just that, booking rock bands and setting up power point presentations for his liturgy, he found himself heading up the million-dollar ministry to rescue workers that lasted from September 11, 2001 to May

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by James M Rosenthal and Matthew Davies

Downing Street today announced that the Most Revd Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Wales and Bishop of Monmouth, is to succeed Dr George Carey as 104th Archbishop of Canterbury.

Rowan Williams, born in Swansea in 1950, has been one of the names often mentioned as a possible successor to the Archbishop of Canterbury since the retirement of Dr George Carey was announced in January this year. A respected theologian, Dr

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By Cedric Pulford

A prominent Anglican intellectual and theologian, Rowan Williams, has been named as the next archbishop of Canterbury in succession to George Carey. As archbishop, he will be the spiritual head of the Church of England and leader of the nearly 70 million-strong Anglican Communion world-wide.

Dr Williams, 52, who is currently the archbishop of Wales, said when the appointment was announced today: "An enormous trust has been placed in my hands

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By Cedric Pulford

Rowan Williams, the next archbishop of Canterbury, will be an inspiring but controversial leader in the opinion of the British press, which gave wide coverage to his appointment.

"Canterbury's turbulent priest," commented the Daily Telegraph, in a reference to Williams's 12th-century Canterbury predecessor, the martyred Thomas Becket, who was described this way by the English king.

The newspaper said "some evangelicals foretell schism" in the Church

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September 11th, 2001 demonstrated the new threat posed to the international community by groups seeking to achieve their political ends through violence and terror, outside the framework of the nation-state. This is an urgent problem that calls for a far-sighted and effective response through the authority of United Nations and the processes of international law, bearing in mind that ‘terrorism’ lends itself to different interpretations in different contexts. We deplore any military action

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By Rowan Williams

Recent months and recent weeks have been a strange time; it is a curious experience to have your future discussed, your personality, childhood influences and facial hair solemnly examined in the media, and opinion you didn't know you held expounded on your behalf.

But in spite of the haze of speculation, it is still something of a shock to find myself here, coming to terms with an enormous trust placed in my hands and with the inevitable sense of inadequacy

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by James Solheim

(ENS) Following the lead of the Times of London , the UK newspaper Guardian said in its July 10 edition that British prime minister Tony Blair is ready to send the name of Archbishop Rowan Williams of Wales on to Queen Elizabeth II, who makes the final choice for archbishop of Canterbury. The Times announced June 20 that Williams was the first choice of the Crown Appointments Commission.

"The decision,

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