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Archbishop Welby welcomes Patriarch Kirill to Lambeth Palace

The leader of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, paid a private visit to the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby at Lambeth Palace yesterday (Tuesday).

19 October 2016

Patriarch of Serbia visits the Archbishop of Canterbury

The Archbishop of Pec, Patriarch Irinej, has made an official visit to the UK to mark the centenary of the first Orthodox Christian to preach in Londons St Paul’s Cathedral.

18 October 2016

Orthodox - Anglican dialogue explores "complex ethical concerns"

Members of the official Anglican-Orthodox dialogue have met this week to discuss a range of bioethical and moral issues.

30 September 2016

Ecumenical focus on prayer for creation

Anglican, Roman Catholic and Orthodox Christians are being asked to join in the World Day of Prayer for Creation on 1 September.

17 August 2016

Assassination attempt on Syriac Orthodox Church Patriarch

The former Bishop of the Church of England’s Diocese of Guildford, the Rt Revd Christopher Hill, has condemned an assassination attempt on Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Karim of the Syriac Orthodox Church.

22 June 2016

Orthodox churches gather for Holy and Great Council

The long-planned Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox churches is getting underway in Crete; despite the absence of a number of churches over un-resolved differences.

16 June 2016

Archbishop of Canterbury urges Anglicans to pray for Orthodox leaders

The Archbishop of Canterbury has written to Primates around the Anglican Communion and to Moderators of the United Churches calling for prayers for the leaders of the Orthodox Church. They are preparing to gather for Holy Council later this month.

08 June 2016

Reformation and unity in ACC's ecumenical resolutions

A call for Anglicans to commemorate next year’s 500th anniversary of the Reformation and the commendation of a number of new inter-denominational agreements and reports were amongst a raft of ecumenical resolutions adopted by the Anglican Consultative Council when they met in Lusaka, Zambia, earlier this month.

26 April 2016

Anglican Seminary offers Orthodox ministry training

A new Master of Divinity program at Trinity College, Toronto, is helping to prepare students for ordained or lay ministry in the Orthodox Church.

06 January 2016

International Commission for Anglican-Orthodox Theological Dialogue Communique 2015

Statement on human personhood in the divine image to be published following six years of study

25 September 2015

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The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.