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Anglicans and Roman Catholics agree statement on ecclesiology

Members of the third-phase of the Anglican - Roman Catholic International Commission (Arcic) have agreed a statement on ecclesiology

30 May 2017

WCC delegation in two day ecumenical visit to Zimbabwe

The World Council of Churches General Secretary, the  Revd. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, has arrived in Harare, Zimbabwe leading a delegation of church leaders from Europe, Africa and North America. The two-day trip is an ecumenical solidarity visit to manifest Christian churches’ support for the people of Zimbabwe.

19 May 2017

Episcopalians, Methodists propose full-communion agreement

A suggestion for full communion between Episcopalians and Methodists has emerged after lengthy dialogue between the two denominations. The proposal is the culmination of fifteen years of exploration and more than fifty years of formal talks.

18 May 2017

WCC General Secretary hails Lutheran ecumenical efforts

As the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) gathered for its 12th Assembly in Windhoek, Namibia from 10-16 May, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Revd Dr Olav Fykse Tveit presented greetings on behalf of the World Council of Churches, a worldwide fellowship of 348 member churches which represents more than half a billion Christians around the world.

15 May 2017

Lutherans from around the world gather in Namibia

Almost eight-hundred participants, including three-hundred-and-twenty-four delegates, have gathered in Windhoek for the Twelfth Assembly of the Lutheran World Federation.

10 May 2017

Women's mentoring focus of Thailand gathering

Eighteen women theologians from Africa and Asia began a journey of reflection and action around the theme “Women’s Mentoring for Ecumenical Leadership” in a 20-22 April consultation in Bangkok, Thailand.

24 April 2017

Easter Message from the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem

An Easter Message from the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem.

13 April 2017

Easter Message from the Anglican and Roman Catholic Primates of Ireland

An Easter Message from the Anglican and Roman Catholic Primates of Ireland, Archbishops Richard Clarke and Eamon Martin.

13 April 2017

Anglican Evensong in St Peter's Basilica

Another milestone in relations between Canterbury and Rome took place in the Vatican on Monday as a traditional Anglican Choral Evensong was celebrated for the first time in St Peter’s Basilica.

14 March 2017

Anglicans and Lutherans invite participation in daily reflections for Lent

Anglicans and Lutherans from around the world have prepared 42 biblical reflections which are suitable for a Lenten study programme, to mark together the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

13 March 2017

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.