Crossing to the other side

By Dr Clare Amos 22 February 2019 The former Programme Coordinator for Interreligious Dialogue and Cooperation at the World Council of Churches, Clare Amos, explores what Jesus meant when he called his disciples to “the other side”. Next Sunday’s Gospel reading set for the Common Worship lectionary used in the Church of England is Luke … Continue reading “Crossing to the other side”

Archbishop Rowan Williams leads Anglican delegation at canonisation of Oscar Romero

Posted on: October 15, 2018  The Roman Catholic Archbishop of El Salvador, Oscar Romero, was assassinated in March 1980.   The former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams led an Anglican delegation to the Vatican this weekend for the canonisation of Oscar Romero. The current Archbishop, Justin Welby, sent a letter to Pope Francis in which … Continue reading “Archbishop Rowan Williams leads Anglican delegation at canonisation of Oscar Romero”

Anglicans at Vatican-hosted ecumenical conference on challenging xenophobia

Posted on: September 27, 2018  Pope Francis meets members of the “World Conference on Xenophobia, Racism, and Populist Nationalism in the context of Global Migration”, during a private audience at the Vatican on 20 September 2018. Photo Credit: Vatican Media / Reuters [ACNS, by Julanne Clarke-Morris] Anglicans attending a joint World Council of Churches (WCC) … Continue reading “Anglicans at Vatican-hosted ecumenical conference on challenging xenophobia”

World Council of Churches and Catholics map future together after papal visit to Geneva

By WCC, via ACNS September 7, 2018 Members of the Joint Working Group are meeting 3-7 September near Augsburg, Germany. Photo: WCC   Ten weeks after Pope Francis visited the World Council of Churches (WCC) in Geneva as “a pilgrim in quest of unity and peace,” church leaders of different churches representing the WCC and … Continue reading “World Council of Churches and Catholics map future together after papal visit to Geneva”

Pope Francis: walking together ‘an act of obedience to the Lord and love for our world’

By Anglican Communion News Service (ACNS)  June 21, 2018 Pope Francis gives blessing at an ecumenical service June 21 with the leadership of the World Council of Churches. Photo: Albin Hillert/WCC   Pope Francis has given a strong message about the ecumenical journey during a visit to the World Council of Churches’ headquarters in Geneva, … Continue reading “Pope Francis: walking together ‘an act of obedience to the Lord and love for our world’”