The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have called on Christians to repent of the divisions between churches, in a joint statement reflecting on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
19 January 2017
The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, celebrated worldwide from 18-25 January, will be hosted this year by the Council of Christian Churches in Germany. Arbeitsgemeinschaft Christlicher Kirchen in Deutschland
13 January 2017
The Province of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia is considering “structural arrangements” to keep people with differing views on same-sex relationships inside the Church.
28 October 2016
Leaders of the Coptic Orthodox Church and other major Christian denominations in Egypt gathered at All Saint’s Anglican Cathedral in the centre of Cairo this weekend for a united act of worship which has been described as an example of “loving, passionate, and world-changing unity.”
16 February 2016
A proposed ecumenical agreement between the Church of England and the Presbyterian Church of Scotland is not about “novel doctrinal statements or additional institutional structures, but about growing in communion and partnership in mission, so that people may be drawn to the good news of peace, the gospel of Jesus Christ,” the agreement's authors say.
29 January 2016
Pope Francis has apologised for behaviour towards Christians from non-Roman Catholic churches that “has not reflected Gospel values.” The Pope made his comments during a Vespers service in the Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls in Rome last night attended by the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Representative in Rome, Archbishop David Moxon.
26 January 2016
Material for this year’s Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which takes place next week, will be available for the first time on smart phones, computers and tablets following a collaboration between the World Council of Churches and the developer of the YouVersion Bible app.
13 January 2016
Queen Elizabeth II has opened the 10th five-year-term of the Church of England’s General Synod with an address which spoke of major advances in Christian unity and the need for prayer for January’s Primates Meeting.
24 November 2015
Statement on human personhood in the divine image to be published following six years of study
25 September 2015
Response to refugee crisis key topic of meeting within framework of exploring co-operation in mission
22 September 2015