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Saturday, 9 July 2011

Archbishop Rowan Williams’ presidential address

The text for Archbishop Rowan’s presidential address is on the Lambeth Palace website.

Two weeks ago in Eastern Congo, listening to the experiences of young men and women who had been forced into service with the militias in the civil wars, forced therefore into atrocities done and suffered that don’t bear thinking about, I discovered all over again why the Church mattered. One after another, they kept saying, ‘The Church didn’t abandon us.’ Members of the Church went into the forests to look for them, risked their lives in making contacts, risked their reputations by bringing them back and working to reintegrate them into local communities.
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Alastair Cutting, Chichester 96

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