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Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission meets in Strasbourg

The Anglican–Roman Catholic International Commission (ARCIC III) has held its annual plenary meeting this month in Strasbourg, France.

28 May 2024

Anglican and Roman Catholic leaders concerned over refugee crisis in northern France

Anglican and Roman Catholic leaders expressed concern over the situation in Northern France in joint statement for World Refugee Day.

25 June 2021

Japanese Anglicans and ecumenical groups welcome UN nuclear weapon ban treaty

Religious leaders in Hiroshima and Nagasaki urge Japanese government to support Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

22 February 2021

Anglicans in France told to help shape debate about religion in public life

Anglicans in France encouraged to join the public debate over the place of religion in society

30 January 2017

Diocese in Europe opens new parish in France

The Church of England’s Diocese in Europe has opened a new parish in central France. The new church of St Alcuin of York will serve an English-speaking congregation in the Touraine. It will meet in two separate buildings: l’Eglise Protestante in Tours and the Roman Catholic l’Eglise St Michel in Savigny-en-Véron.

27 May 2016

French WWII honour for retired Irish priest

A former soldier who took part in the D-Day landings and the liberation of Brussels before becoming a priest after World War II has this week received France’s highest military award. The Revd Canon Robert William Marsden was awarded Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur during a ceremony this week.

29 January 2016

Anglicans rally with other church groups to support Calais migrants

Christians on both sides of the Channel seek to 'be the church' through a listening, intentional presence

10 July 2015

Archbishop of York offers condolences, calls to prayer in wake of terrorist attacks

Proposed prayers draw on August 2014 vigil with Archbishop of Jerusalem & the Middle East

30 June 2015

Archbishop Welby responds to attacks in Tunisia, France and Kuwait

Call to reaffirm solidarity, in the face of attacks that are intended to divide  

26 June 2015

Anglicans, Episcopalians standing in solidarity with persecuted minorities

Churches committed to walking alongside displaced Christian communities in Iraq, other parts of Middle East

13 April 2015