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October 6, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Pope Francis held a meeting Oct. 5 with the archbishop of Canterbury and other Anglican primates and bishops at the Vatican. The Pope told them that ecumenism was “never an impoverishment, but a richness” and he said that during the past 50-years of...

October 6, 2016

[Episcopal News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby preaches during vespers at San Gregorio al Celio in Rome as part of the celebrations to mark 50 years of closer and deeper relationships between the Anglican Communion and the Roman Catholic Church.

October 6, 2016

[Episcopal News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby presented Pope Francis with a silver Cross of Nails Oct. 5 as a symbol of their partnership in the work of reconciliation. Welby took the pectoral cross from round his neck and presented it to Pope Francis during vespers...

October 5, 2016

Pope Francis meets Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby at the Vatican Oct. 6, 2016. Photo: REUTERS/Tony Gentile

[Episcopal News Service — Rome] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and more than half of the Anglican Communion primates have travelled to Rome this week to celebrate a...

October 5, 2016

Pope Francis, right, smiles with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby at the end of Vespers at the monastery church of San Gregorio al Celio in Rome, Italy, Oct. 5. Photo: REUTERS/Tony Gentile – RTSQWZU

[Anglican Communion News Service] Pope Francis and Archbishop of...

October 5, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Pope Francis have commissioned 19 pairs of Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops from across the world to take part in united mission in their local areas. The bishops, selected by the International Anglican...

October 3, 2016

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby hands out crosses to new members of the Community of St. Anselm, Lambeth Palace, on Sept. 30 (All photographs: Marc Gascoigne/Lambeth Palace)

[Lambeth Palace] Forty-five young Christians were commissioned by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin...

September 29, 2016

[Lambeth Palace press release] In a statement on the death of former Israeli president Shimon Peres, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said:

“Shimon Peres led an extraordinary life of service to the nation of Israel, and to the cause of justice and reconciliation. His...

September 20, 2016

[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby joined Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew in the ecumenical prayer and concluding ceremony of the World Day for Peace in Assisi Sept. 20, along with the representatives from various...

September 9, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is issuing an international call to prayer for evangelism leading up to Pentecost Sunday in 2017. The worldwide roll-out of the Thy Kingdom Come prayer initiative follows the success of a similar scheme this year...

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