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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

“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