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An office boy in London was the lowest of the low. The office boy was the tea boy. He would be the dog's body: It means someone who would do anything at all. I was quite prepared for that and enjoyed it.
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And here at our Anglican Consultative Council, we have many reports of growth and great encouragement.
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And I hope America will realise, as the only superpower now, it really must use its power in a way that's going to build up the world, and to support the United Nations.
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And other faiths actually do appreciate the enormous role that the Church of England plays in representing them.
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And so in my warnings, I was pointing to a number of incidents around the communion that could undermine our growing sense of communion - of becoming a global communion. So that's why I pointed to New Westminster in Canada, to incidents in the United States, and Sydney itself.
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And what we have to do in the church today is to look out at a very needy world, seek to serve it, and to show that unity we have in Jesus Christ.
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But I think we've got to be very careful, that the vulnerability of our minorities after September 11 is very, very precarious.
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But, as you have intimated, I am among those who would be very wary of any military action in the light of Saddam Hussein's willingness to allow the weapons inspectors to go in.
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From a Christian point of view of course we do want a peaceful world, and I think September 11 did actually make people aware not only of vulnerability and how transitory life is, but there are forces of good and honor and justice which speak to us of God and his love for us.
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God loves us all, wants us all to share his kingdom, has a role for us all.
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I believe with all my heart that the Church of Jesus Christ should be a Church of blurred edges.
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I had a conversion experience which was very real... There were no blinding lights, simply a quiet conviction I had found something.
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I mean, I can look back with great pleasure on what has happened in Sudan, and our commitment to people who are persecuted in that kind of way.
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I see no room in holy Scripture for any sexual activity outside of matrimony.
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I think in my own country, at the way we've seen through the ordination of women to the priesthood, which I'm delighted about, and that will move on to another level before very long.
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I think Tony Blair has been trying to help the American government to realise that an isolationist policy is doomed.
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I think we've all been well aware for a very long time of these very dark forces in the world and within the Islamic societies of anger towards the West, and then suddenly September 11 brought it back, with that declaration of war on the West, its culture, its life, its economy, its freedom.
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I think what Calvinism may offer us is that God's in charge of his world.
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I think what has happened, actually, is that September 11 has given a spur, a renewed urgency, to dialogue between the great faiths.
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I'm on record as being understood to be a supporter of a reformed establishment, in which other Christian denominations, and other faiths, play a major part.
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If someone talks about union, fidelity, a monogamous relationship, love, blessing; I would say it sounds like marriage to me. And blessing, you see, I think is undermining our sacrament of marriage.
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If there are Muslims who believe that they've got to kill Christians to make a way for the Islamic faith in the West, not only would they be disappointed, but it will lead to conflict, there's no doubt about that.
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In my time as Archbishop of Canterbury I've seen a growing sense of unity and mission.
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It is obvious that at moments of raw emotion, people turn to the church, and that in itself is saying something quite remarkable.
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One I've been passionately committed to, of course, is women's ministry; I believe solidly in it as a Gospel issue and we've found our way through that.
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People have described me as a management bishop but I say to my critics, Jesus was a management expert too.
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See, what has happened post-September 11 has made Christian minorities in Islamic countries far more vulnerable.
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The Israelis have suffered a great deal, we must condemn suicide bombers, and we must never say that the plight of the Palestinians justifies this terrible thing.
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This is very good, this is governments realising that religion must be part of the answer, as well as part of the problem, as it often is.
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We must get back to a very strong Christianity... Christianity shaped America and England, and we need to get back to those moral foundations that made us great.
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We've got to find ways of confronting the issues that divide - and at the heart of cultural issues, you often find religions.
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We've got to trust the politicians with these decisions.
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Well, the issue of establishment, of course, is a moving target. It's changed a lot over the last hundred years, and no doubt will change further.
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What I think is that we in the church - and especially I as an Archbishop - I'm responsible for maintaining our rules, and making sure we hold to unity in the Body of Christ.
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What I'd say about that is that we must respect homosexuals in the church. I've got many homosexual friends, the issue is not in any way a homophobic reaction on my part.
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When the fire of prayer goes out, the barrenness of busyness takes over.
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Within the Anglican Communion we have this tendency to focus too much on issues.
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