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Reformation 2017

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

Chilean Anglicans to March for Jesus on Reformation Day

Anglicans from the Church of South America’s Diocese of Chile will join thousands of Christians from other denominations in a public celebration of faith later this month.

18 October 2016

Ecumenical devotional to mark Reformation anniversary

A new daily devotional produced by Anglican and Lutheran church leaders will be published later this year to help Christians in the two communions mark next year’s 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation. 

15 June 2016

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Features 

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.