The Church of England and the Methodist Church

Feb 9, 2018 by

by Frank Cranmer, Law and Religion UK: The Church of England General Synod has voted in favour of a motion welcoming the joint report, Mission and Ministry in Covenant, co-written by the two Churches’ faith and order bodies and published last year, setting out proposals on how clergy from each...

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Sun shines on the latest ecumenical cricket innings in Rome

Oct 27, 2017 by

Last week, the Archbishop of Canterbury’s XI returned to Rome, the scene of their defeat in 2015 at the hands of a Vatican team. Paul Handley went with them. THE theologians have been missing a trick. High-level ecumenical discussions have their place, but there is one element that breaks down...

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Is the ecumenical project any more than just politeness?

Oct 13, 2016 by

CEN Editorial: The meeting in Rome between the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Bishop of Rome, Pope Francis, was widely reported. Dr Welby gave his pectoral cross to Francis in a grand gesture of goodwill and brotherhood in the faith. But he also said that there were major differences between the...

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Archbishop Foley Beach addresses Provincial Council 2016

Jun 30, 2016 by

from ACNA press release: […] Since we have met last year, we continue to see our discussion with other Christian bodies grow and deepen. I could hire Bishop Ray Sutton full-time, and he still would not be able to keep up with it all. To use the terminology of the His Holiness, Patriarch...

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