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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

“Justice and only justice you shall pursue” – international prayer for week of Christian unity

Christians in Indonesia have prepared the international material for this year’s Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, on the theme of justice.

16 January 2019

Anglicans join global work to counter xenophobia at Vatican-hosted ecumenical conference

An ecumenical conference in the Vatican has discussed the need to counter xenophobia and racism towards refugees and migrants.

27 September 2018

Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi installed as director of Anglican Centre in Rome

Pope Francis met Archbishop Justin Welby and his new personal representative to the Holy See and director of the Anglican Centre in Rome.

27 October 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury’s XI defeats the Vatican’s team in Rome

Victory in Rome has given the Archbishop of Canterbury’s XI a 3-1 win-margin over the Pope’s cricket team in what has become an annual fixture. 

23 October 2017

Global consultation at the Vatican aims to enrich lives through sport

The first global conference on Sport in the Service of Humanity took place at the Vatican last month, with 100 guests invited to discuss how sport can be used to enrich lives worldwide.

03 November 2016

1966: The Common Declaration by Pope Paul VI and Archbishop of Canterbury Michael Ramsey

The Common Declaration by Pope Paul VI and the Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Michael Ramsey, made in Saint Paul Outside the Walls, Rome, on 24 March 1966.

05 October 2016

Anglicans host Catholics for third Vatican – Church of England cricket match

It will be a case of “best of three” tomorrow when the Pope’s Cricket Team arrive in Canterbury to take on the Archbishop of Canterbury’s XI.

12 September 2016