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  • Faith: Christianity
  • Profession: Anglican bishop, theologian, poet
  • Lived: June 14 1950 - Present (Modern Era)
  • Nationality: Welsh
  • Known for: Archbishop of Canterbury
  • Fun Fact: He speaks three languages and reads at least nine.
  • Fun Fact: He distrusted Masonry and prevented Freemasons from being apointed to senior positions while he was Bishop of Monmouth.
  • Fun Fact: 
Rowan Douglas Williams was elected in late 2002. He served as Archbishop of Canterbury, Metropolitan of the Province of Canterbury and Primate of All England for 10 years. He was the first Archbishop of Canterbury to be appointed from outside the Church of England. During his primacy, he struggled with division within the Anglican Communion and tried and failed to secure a sufficient majority in his last General Synod to allow for women to be appointed as bishops. After stepping down as Archbishop of Canterbury, he worked at both Cambridge and Oxford.

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