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Orthodox churches gather for Holy and Great Council

The long-planned Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox churches is getting underway in Crete; despite the absence of a number of churches over un-resolved differences.

16 June 2016

Archbishop of Canterbury urges Anglicans to pray for Orthodox leaders

The Archbishop of Canterbury has written to Primates around the Anglican Communion and to Moderators of the United Churches calling for prayers for the leaders of the Orthodox Church. They are preparing to gather for Holy Council later this month.

08 June 2016

Reformation and unity in ACC's ecumenical resolutions

A call for Anglicans to commemorate next year’s 500th anniversary of the Reformation and the commendation of a number of new inter-denominational agreements and reports were amongst a raft of ecumenical resolutions adopted by the Anglican Consultative Council when they met in Lusaka, Zambia, earlier this month.

26 April 2016

Anglican Seminary offers Orthodox ministry training

A new Master of Divinity program at Trinity College, Toronto, is helping to prepare students for ordained or lay ministry in the Orthodox Church.

06 January 2016

International Commission for Anglican-Orthodox Theological Dialogue Communique 2015

Statement on human personhood in the divine image to be published following six years of study

25 September 2015

Church of England joins worldwide prayer for care of creation

At root climate change is a ‘spiritual problem’, says lead Bishop for the environment

27 August 2015

To save the earth, all must change their ways", Ecumenical Patriarch

“To respond to the ecological crisis, we must move beyond mere talk to action,” said Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople

19 September 2014

In Syria, voice of churches has power to interrupt “circle of crime”

Metropolitan Roham: “We do see the presence of the ecumenical church in Syria, and believe there is a collective voice speaking out for justice and peace.”

04 July 2014

Christian Churches in Portugal officially recognise each other’s baptism

Lisbon’s Lusitanian Church Cathedral of St Paul recently played host to a ceremony marking the mutual recognition of baptism among Christian faith traditions.

03 February 2014

Abp Welby affirms his commitment to reconciliation between Eastern and Western churches

The Archbishop of Canterbury affirmed his commitment to the reconciliation of Eastern and Western churches during a meeting with His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew yesterday.

14 January 2014