Efforts to seek reconciliation

Laureaat Freedom of Worship Award 1996

The rt. rev. Lord Runcie Laureaat Freedom of Worship Award 1996

He served in World War II, studied theology in Cambridge, and was ordained a priest in the Anglican church, which appointed him Archbishop of Canterbury in 1980. He served in that capacity until 1991 and did not hesitate to condemn situations of political and social injustice. For his efforts to seek reconciliation in times of war and peace, his support for people suffering because of their religious beliefs, and his ecumenical vision.