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”

Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering meets in New Zealand

Anglican Communion News Service (ACNS) Posted on: July 19, 2018 The Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia and the Anglican Missions Board in Rotorua are hosting the World Council of Churches (WCC) for its 2018 Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering (IGEG) and youth pre-meeting. The gathering, running from 18 – 23 July in Ohinemutu, … Continue reading “Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering meets in New Zealand”

National Indigenous Anglican bishop meets Pope Francis

By Tali Folkins June 22, 2018 Pope Francis, left, shakes hands with Mark MacDonald, National Indigenous Anglican Bishop and president for North America of the World Council of Churches (WCC), right, after a WCC event Thursday, June 21. Behind them is WCC General Secretary Olav Fykse Tveit. Photo: Albin Hillert/WCC   In a personal highlight … Continue reading “National Indigenous Anglican bishop meets Pope Francis”

Faith leaders discuss gender justice at UN Commission on the Status of Women side-event

Posted on: March 23, 2018   [WCC] As the 62nd session of the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSWS62) was underway this week in New York City, the Revd Canon Terrie Robinson, director for women in society at the Anglican Communion Office, encouraged faith leaders to see their positive role in speaking out … Continue reading “Faith leaders discuss gender justice at UN Commission on the Status of Women side-event”