Crown Nominations Commission

Deadlock Raises Questions

  • Friday, October 12, 2012

By John Martin
Delay in appointing a successor to Rowan Williams prompts questions about the viability of the role.

Clearing the Two-thirds Hurdle

  • Monday, October 1, 2012

By John Martin
How deep is the deadlock as the Crown Nominations Commission continues to work toward recommending a successor for the Archbishop of Canterbury?

Look to Africa

  • Monday, October 1, 2012

The World Council of Churches is headquartered in Geneva, even though there are probably more Christians in a neighborhood of Lagos or Nairobi than all of Switzerland.

Horse Race for Lambeth Palace

  • Monday, September 24, 2012

By John Martin
There seem to be two leading candidates and one who may spring a surprise.

Primates Release Signed Letter

  • Friday, August 10, 2012

“He must have the capacity to collectively put into effect the decisions taken at Lambeth Conferences and Primates Meetings.”

A Coup for Cambridge

  • Monday, March 19, 2012

By John Martin
The appointment of Rowan Williams is a coup for Cambridge University, as he is expected to attract a long queue of doctoral theology students from across the world.