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Global consultation at the Vatican aims to enrich lives through sport

The first global conference on Sport in the Service of Humanity took place at the Vatican last month, with 100 guests invited to discuss how sport can be used to enrich lives worldwide.

03 November 2016

1966: The Common Declaration by Pope Paul VI and Archbishop of Canterbury Michael Ramsey

The Common Declaration by Pope Paul VI and the Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Michael Ramsey, made in Saint Paul Outside the Walls, Rome, on 24 March 1966.

05 October 2016

Anglicans host Catholics for third Vatican – Church of England cricket match

It will be a case of “best of three” tomorrow when the Pope’s Cricket Team arrive in Canterbury to take on the Archbishop of Canterbury’s XI.

12 September 2016

Best of three as Anglicans and Catholics meet again at the stumps

The Vatican Cricket Team, the St Peter’s XI, will again lock horns with the Archbishop of Canterbury’s XI later this year in Canterbury in the third of what has become an annual cricket match between the two sides. They will then be joined by a Muslim XI for a triangular T20 match at Edgbaston.

14 April 2016

Honours even as Vatican beats Archbishop's XI

Saint Peter’s Cricket Club – the Vatican’s cricket team – beat the Archbishop of Canterbury’s XI at an ecumenical match in Rome on Saturday.

26 October 2015

Archbishop of Canterbury XI to take on the Vatican - at cricket

A Church of England XI will take on a team of cricketers representing the Vatican later this month in a repeat of last year’s historic first encounter in Canterbury.

06 October 2015

Church of England welcomes Vatican Statement on Climate Change

Lead bishop on the environment concurs that poorest and least complicit bear heaviest burden

30 April 2015

WCC takes part in Vatican climate change meeting

UN secretary-general emphasises role of religious leaders for climate justice

29 April 2015

Pope Francis and Archbishop Welby discuss ways of working for unity

Pope Francis met on Monday with the Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, saying he hoped their meeting would serve to “strengthen further our bonds of friendship and our commitment to the great cause of reconciliation and communion between Christian believers.”

17 June 2014

Archbishop Justin meets Vatican cricket team

Archbishop Welby meets with Vatican cricket team ahead of Anglican-Roman Catholic match to raise awareness of modern slavery. 

16 June 2014

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