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Reformation 2017

Rare 700-year-old Bible returns to Canterbury Cathedral, five centuries after it was removed

A rare medieval Bible has been returned to the mother church of the worldwide Anglican Communion, some 500 years after it was removed.

03 August 2018

Ecumenical consultation to discuss implications of Joint Declaration on Doctrine of Justification

Representatives of five denominations have met to discuss the ongoing implications of the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification.

08 June 2018

Lutherans, Catholics, Methodists, Reformed and Anglicans “drawn into deeper communion”

An agreement between the Lutheran and Roman Catholic Churches was the focus of a Reformation anniversary service at Westminster Abbey.

31 October 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby’s pain at broken communion

Archbishop Justin Welby has spoken of the pain caused by the broken communion between Christians because of the Protestant Reformation.

30 October 2017

Archbishop Welby to present ACC Reformation resolution to Catholic and Lutheran leaders

An Anglican Consultative Council resolution on justification by faith will feature in an ecumenical service in Westminster Abbey next week.

24 October 2017

Cathedral to display “the most dangerous book in Tudor England”

St Paul’s Cathedral in London is set to display one of only three-known surviving copies of “the most dangerous book in Tudor England”.

11 October 2017

Irish Roman Catholic primate preaches at Anglican Reformation service

The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Armagh has delivered a homily in the Anglican Cathedral at a service to mark the anniversary of the Reformation.

10 October 2017

German Protestant Kirchentag opens to call for renewal of global order

Former United States president Barack Obama joined German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin in front of tens of thousands of people on 25 May, the first full day of Germany’s biggest Protestant gathering, the Kirchentag, or “church festival”.

26 May 2017

Archbishops call on Christians to repent of differences

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have called on Christians to repent of the divisions between churches, in a joint statement reflecting on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

19 January 2017

Catholics and Lutherans commemorate the Reformation together

Pope Francis has attended an eceumenical prayer service in Lund Cathedral at the start of a year of commemorations marking the 500th anniversary of the Reformation

31 October 2016

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Archbishop Julio Murray

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Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.