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List of the most notable and famous Archbishops in the world, with photos when available. Most prominent Archbishops worldwide and top Archbishops in America can be found on this list ordered by their level of prominence,. From reputable Archbishops to the lesser known Archbishops in history and today, these are the top Archbishops in their field, and should answer the question "who are the most famous Archbishops in the world?". List features people like Adrian Leo Doyle, William Cardinal Levada, and many more You may want to copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social sites you frequent. (56 Items)
Desmond Tutu is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Archbishops
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Desmond Mpilo Tutu is a South African social rights activist and retired Anglican bishop who rose to worldwide fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid. He was the first black Archbishop of Cape Town and bishop of the Church of the Province of Southern Africa. Tutu's admirers see him as a man who since the demise of apartheid has been active in the defence of human rights and uses his high profile to campaign for the oppressed. He has campaigned to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, poverty, racism, sexism, the imprisonment of Chelsea Manning, homophobia and transphobia. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984; the Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism in 1986; the Pacem in ...more on Wikipedia

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Rowan Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Archbishops
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Rowan Douglas Williams, Baron Williams of Oystermouth PC FBA FRSL FLSW is an Anglican bishop, theologian and poet. Williams was the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury, Metropolitan of the Province of Canterbury and Primate of All England, offices he held from December 2002 to December 2012, and was previously Bishop of Monmouth and Archbishop of Wales, making him the first Archbishop of Canterbury in modern times not to be appointed from within the Church of England. Williams spent much of his earlier career as an academic at the universities of Cambridge and Oxford successively. He speaks three languages and reads at least nine. He has since described his spoken German as a "disaster area" and ...more on Wikipedia

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Timothy M. Dolan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Archbishops
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Timothy Michael Dolan is an American Cardinal prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. Appointed by Pope Benedict XVI, Dolan is serving as the tenth and current Archbishop of the Archdiocese of New York. Cardinal Dolan served as the President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops from 2010–2013 and was granted the titular position as Cardinal Priest of Nostra Signora di Guadalupe a Monte Mario in Rome. Dolan is widely known for his conservative values and charismatic media personality. He previously served as Archbishop of Milwaukee from 2002 to 2009, preceded by service as an Auxiliary Bishop of St. Louis from 2001 to 2002. Time Magazine named Dolan one of the "100 Most ...more on Wikipedia

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William Levada is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Archbishops
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William Joseph Levada is an American cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. From May 2005 until June 2012, he served as Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith under Pope Benedict XVI; he was the highest ranking American in the Roman Curia. He was previously the Archbishop of Portland from 1986 to 1995, and then Archbishop of San Francisco from 1995 to 2005. Levada was elevated to the cardinalate in 2006. The cardinal's resignation as prefect for reasons of age was accepted on Monday, July 2, 2012. He was succeeded that same day by Bishop Gerhard Ludwig Müller of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Regensburg in Regensburg, Germany, who was named an archbishop. ...more on Wikipedia

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