The Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification

By Israel Fouché 12 April 2019  A former member of the Community of St Anselm at Lambeth Palace, Israel Fouché, considers the recent international and ecumenical consultation on the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification. Between 26 to 28 March, representatives of five world communions “drawn by a common urgency to present the message … Continue reading “The Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification”

Groundbreaking document released on how Anglicans and Roman Catholics can learn from each other

Posted on: July 4, 2018 An agreed statement produced by the official commission for dialogue between the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches has been heralded as “ground-breaking” and an “important step on the pilgrimage towards fuller unity in Christ”. The text for the work – “Walking Together on the Way: Learning to be the Church … Continue reading “Groundbreaking document released on how Anglicans and Roman Catholics can learn from each other”

Informal group of Anglican – Roman Catholic theologians discusses “new layers of unity”

Posted on: May 1, 2018  An informal but officially-sanctioned ecumenical dialogue between Anglican and Roman Catholic theologians has met to consider “the difficult question of Anglican Orders.” The Malines Conversation Group was originally established in the early 1920s by Cardinal Désiré-Joseph Mercier, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Malines-Brussels; some 24 years after Pope Leo XIII … Continue reading “Informal group of Anglican – Roman Catholic theologians discusses “new layers of unity””