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Anglican Primates enjoy historic meeting with Pope Francis

In a historic meeting, Anglican Communion Primates from around the world have attended an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican.

02 May 2024

Bishop Jo Bailey Wells meets Pope Francis to discuss the role of women in the Church

The Anglican Communion’s Deputy Secretary General, Dr Jo Bailey Wells, attended a meeting with Pope Francis and at the Vatican.

08 February 2024

Anglican Centre in Rome celebrates 50th anniversary of the John Moorman Library

The Anglican Centre in Rome is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of its John Moorman Library with a unique exhibition of historical items.

30 September 2023

South Sudan: Archbishop, Pope and Moderator in historic joint ecumenical peace pilgrimage

Pope Francis, the Archbishop of Canterbury and Moderator of the Church of Scotland to take part in ecumenical visit to South Sudan.

30 May 2022

Archbishop Ian Ernest installed as Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome

Archbishop of Canterbury formally commissions the new Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome during an ecumenical bi-lingual service.

15 November 2019

Pope Francis and Archbishop Justin Welby plan united visit to South Sudan

The first joint visit by a Pope and an Archbishop of Canterbury could take place in South Sudan, the Vatican and Lambeth Palace announced

14 November 2019

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

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