Posts Tagged ‘Anglican and Catholic’

Pope urges Anglican leaders to embrace unity and dialogue

Monday, May 6th, 2024
unity and dialogue

In a historic meeting at the Vatican, Pope Francis engaged with senior Anglican bishops, emphasising the importance of unity and dialogue within Christian communities. The meeting, which marked the Anglican primates’ first pilgrimage to Rome, focused on shared missions and discussions on differences within the church. Pope Francis began his address by thanking Archbishop Justin Read more

First Anglican meeting in Rome, with a visit to the Pope

Monday, April 29th, 2024

For the first time, leading clergy of the Anglican World Communion are holding their central meeting in Rome. As announced by the Anglican Church in Canterbury, a meeting with Pope Francis is also planned at the Primates’ Meeting next week (29 April to 3 May). A meeting with the Secretary General of the Catholic World Read more

Growing Together signals move to Anglican and Catholic unity

Thursday, February 8th, 2024

In a historic move towards unity, Anglican and Catholic bishops from across the globe gathered for the ‘Growing Together’ summit, a testament to their commitment to bridge centuries-old divides. The Growing Together summit, known as the International Anglican-Roman Catholic Commission for Unity and Mission (IARCCUM), was held from 22-29 January in Rome and Canterbury. Anglican Read more

Former Archbishop of Canterbury acknowledges debt to Catholics

Thursday, February 25th, 2021
Archbishop of Canterbury acknowledges Catholics

Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has acknowledged a debt to Catholics in a statement published in the Catholic Herald on Feb. 22. Dr. Williams grew up in Wales during the 1950s where “you still couldn’t quite avoid the sense that Catholics were exotic and a bit frightening.” He attended an Anglican parish church in Read more

Anglicans celebrate Eucharist in Catholic cathedral

Thursday, August 20th, 2020

Last Sunday Dunedin’s Anglicans celebrated their Confirmation Eucharist in St Joseph’s Catholic cathedral after a fire damaged St Paul’s Anglican cathedral earlier in the week. Almost immediately after the fire, two Anglican inner-city churches – All Saints’ Dunedin North and St Matthew’s –  reached out with offers for St Paul’s to join them for worship Read more

Anglican and Catholic parishes working together…Cardinal Dew

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
anglican and catholic

Cardinal John Dew, the Archbishop of Wellington, says  it’s everybody’s task to build up relationships that can help achieve full, visible communion between the Anglican and Catholic churches. In an interview on Vatican Radio he said Anglican and Catholic parishes in New Zealand are already working together in many practical ways including support for refugees Read more