South African Anglican priest to discuss the healing of memories with Pope Francis

Posted on: June 14, 2019  South African Anglican priest and social justice activist, Michael Lapsley, will have a private meeting with Pope Francis tomorrow (Saturday). Photo Credit: Healing of Memories [ACNS, by Rachel Farmer] South African Anglican priest and social justice activist Michael Lapsley will have a private meeting with Pope Francis tomorrow (Saturday 15 … Continue reading “South African Anglican priest to discuss the healing of memories with Pope Francis”

Anglican leaders express sadness and solidarity after Notre Dame cathedral blaze in Paris

Posted on: April 17, 2019 The dramatic scene as firefighters battled to bring a blaze at the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris under control on Monday night. Photo Credit: Benoit Tessier / Reuters A serious fire which caused devastating damage to the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has drawn expressions of solidarity from Anglican … Continue reading “Anglican leaders express sadness and solidarity after Notre Dame cathedral blaze in Paris”

Senior ecumenical panel to discuss Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification

Posted on: March 27, 2019 The Presidents of the Lutheran World Federation, Christian Krause, and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Cardinal Edward Idris Cassidy, sign the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification at St Anna’s Lutheran Church in Augsburg, Germany, on 31 October 31 1999. The document has since been adopted or … Continue reading “Senior ecumenical panel to discuss Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification”

The sons and daughters of Benedict: “In Conversation” with two leading ecumenists

Posted on: January 24, 2019  Roman Catholic biblical scholar Father Henry Wansbrough (left) with the Revd Canon Dr John Gibaut, Director of Unity, Faith and Order of the Anglican Communion. Photo Credit: Anglican World This is the second in a new series for ACNS in which we re-publish features which first appeared in Anglican World … Continue reading “The sons and daughters of Benedict: “In Conversation” with two leading ecumenists”

“Justice and only justice you shall pursue” – international prayer for week of Christian unity

Posted on: January 16, 2019 Photo Credit: Jaefrench / Pixabay Churches in many parts of the world will be taking part in the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity from Friday, under the theme “Justice and only justice you shall pursue”. This year’s material, published jointly by the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (PCPCU) … Continue reading ““Justice and only justice you shall pursue” – international prayer for week of Christian unity”