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John Henry Newman becomes first English saint for 40 years

The canonisation of Newman, an Anglican priest before converting to the Roman Catholic Church, has been described as a cause for celebration.

17 October 2019

Papal embrace for new director of the Anglican Centre in Rome during Mauritius visit

The visit of Pope Francis to Mauritius brought fresh energy and confidence to Christians in the country, according to the Bishop of Mauritius.

13 September 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury kneels at site of explosion in Sri Lankan church

The Archbishop of Canterbury knelt in respect at the spot where a bomber detonated explosives at St Sebastian’s church in Sri Lanka.

12 September 2019

South African Anglican priest to discuss the healing of memories with Pope Francis

South African Anglican priest and social justice activist, Michael Lapsley, will have a private meeting with Pope Francis tomorrow (Saturday).

14 June 2019

Christians of all denominations unite around the world to pray “Thy Kingdom Come”

Christians around the world will be praying “Thy Kingdom Come” as individuals, in churches, in ecumenical gatherings and beacon events.

29 May 2019

Archbishop Ian Ernest of Mauritius appointed Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome

Former Primate of the Church of the Indian Ocean to become the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Personal Representative to the Holy See.

17 May 2019

Pope Francis kisses the feet of South Sudan’s leaders at conclusion of ecumenical retreat

Pope Francis kissed the feet of South Sudan’s political leaders to conclude an ecumenical spiritual retreat co-led by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

12 April 2019

South Sudanese Christian women pray and fast as ecumenical retreat continues at the Vatican

An ecumenical women’s group are gathered in Juba for three days of prayer and fasting as South Sudan’s leaders meet in the Vatican.

11 April 2019

Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury to lead spiritual retreat for South Sudan’s leaders

South Sudan’s leaders will take part in an unprecedented spiritual retreat led by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and Pope Francis.

09 April 2019

Anglican leaders in Arabian Gulf welcome Pope Francis’ visit to United Arab Emirates

Senior Anglican Chaplain in Abu Dhabi, Canon Andrew Thompson, has described the “extraordinary scenes” caused by Pope Francis’ visit.

06 February 2019