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"Sons and Daughters of Benedict:" in conversation with two ecumenists

In Conversation : The Director of Unity, Faith and Order of the Anglican Communion, Canon John Gibaut and Benedictine monk and leading Roman Catholic Biblical scholar, Fr Henry Wansbrough.

01 September 2017

WCC leaders meet Pope Francis in Rome

[WCC] In an audience with Pope Francis in the Vatican, the World Council of Churches Central Committee moderator, Dr Agnes Abuom, and WCC General Secretary,  Revd Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, discussed how Christian unity is vital in bringing a true sense of justice to issues the world is facing today.

25 August 2017

Pope Francis wants to visit South Sudan

During a meeting with South Sudanese church leaders, including Archbishop Daniel Deng Bul, Pope Francis said that he wanted to visit the world’s newest country. 

28 October 2016

Pope Francis and Archbishop Justin pray for unity

Pope Francis has this morning held a meeting with the Archbishop of Canterbury and other Anglican Primates at the Vatican.

06 October 2016

Pope Francis and Archbishop Welby "undeterred" by "serious obstacles" to unity

Serious obstacles in the path to unity “cannot prevent us from recognising one another as brothers and sisters in Christ”, Pope Francis and the Archbishop of Canterbury said.

05 October 2016

Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops "sent out" for united mission

Archbishop Justin Welby and Pope Francis have commissioned 19 pairs of bishops to take part in united mission in their local areas.

05 October 2016

Common Declaration of Pope Francis and Archbishop Justin welby

Common Declaration of His Holiness Pope Francis and His Grace Justin Welby Archbishop of Canterbury at the Church of Saint Gregory, Rome, on 5 October 2016

05 October 2016

Anglican-Roman Catholic unity takes shape in Canterbury and Rome

Pulpit swaps and shared retreats are among the ideas being developed to develop unity between Anglicans and Roman Catholics.

05 October 2016

Archbishop Welby, Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew pray for peace

Archbishop Justin Welby and the Ecumenical Patriarch joined Pope Francis in Assisi yesterday to lead an assembly of religious leaders in prayers for peace.

21 September 2016

Archbishop welcomes World Meeting of Families announcement

The Anglican Archbishop of Dublin and Glendalough, Michael Jackson, has welcomed the announcement by the Vatican this morning that the Roman Catholic Church’s next World Meeting of Families will be held in Dublin in 2018. It will be the ninth such meeting to have taken place – the last one was in Philadelphia in 2015.

24 May 2016

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Preparing for Primates 2017 - Abp Francisco de Assis da Silva

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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.

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.