The Archbishop of Canterbury’s 2019 Ecumenical Easter Letter

Posted on: April 18, 2019 Photo Credit: WCC Archbishop Justin Welby’s Easter letter to churches around the world Lift up your heart, lift up your voice Rejoice, again, I say, Rejoice! These words, the refrain of Hymn VIII of Charles Wesley’s “Hymns for our Lord’s Resurrection”, express the joyful cry of the human soul at … Continue reading “The Archbishop of Canterbury’s 2019 Ecumenical Easter Letter”

Pope Francis kisses the feet of South Sudan’s leaders at conclusion of ecumenical retreat

Posted on: April 12, 2019   Photo Credit: All photos (unless stated): Vatican Media via Reuters An ecumenical spiritual retreat led by the Archbishop of Canterbury and Pope Francis at the Vatican ended yesterday with Pope Francis kissing the feet of South Sudan’s political leaders. The unprecedented two day retreat was organised in an effort … Continue reading “Pope Francis kisses the feet of South Sudan’s leaders at conclusion of ecumenical retreat”

South Sudanese Christian women pray and fast as ecumenical retreat continues at the Vatican

Posted on: April 11, 2019 An ecumenical group of women pray and fast for peace at the headquarters of the South Sudan Council of Churches in Juba Photo Credit: SSCC / Twitter As a unique ecumenical spiritual retreat at the Vatican for the political and Church leaders of South Sudan enters its second day, a … Continue reading “South Sudanese Christian women pray and fast as ecumenical retreat continues at the Vatican”

Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury to lead spiritual retreat for South Sudan’s leaders

Posted on: April 9, 2019  Pope Francis and Archbishop Justin attend Vespers in the Vatican in October 2016. Photo Credit: Vatican Television Political and Christian leaders from South Sudan will gather in the Vatican this week for an unprecedented spiritual retreat led by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and Pope Francis. The retreat was … Continue reading “Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury to lead spiritual retreat for South Sudan’s leaders”

Thy Kingdom Come: Archbishops invite global Church to pray for people to come to faith

Posted on: April 8, 2019 The Archbishops of Canterbury and York, Justin Welby and John Sentamu, have invited Christians around the world to pray for more people to know Christ. The invitation comes in the run-up to the now-annual Thy Kingdom Come global wave of prayer, which runs from Ascension to Pentecost. The invitation was … Continue reading “Thy Kingdom Come: Archbishops invite global Church to pray for people to come to faith”