Archbishop of Canterbury delivers lecture on human rights and faith

Posted Feb 28, 2012

Rowan Williams, archbishop of Canterbury, delivers a sermon at the Ecumenical Center in Geneva on Feb. 28. Photo/WCC

[WCC News] Dr. Rowan Williams, archbishop of Canterbury, spoke on faith, human rights and human dignity during a keynote presentation on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at the World Council of Churches headquarters in Geneva.

The presentation was titled “Human Rights and Religious Faith.”

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 written a number of books.

Read the full text of the lecture here.