News from the Anglican Centre in Rome

Eastertide 2015 Volume 21 No 1
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A unique initiative
The Joint Declaration by leaders of world faiths pledging to work to eradicate modern slavery by 2020.

The Director's Letter from Rome:  God's earth - our home
Archbishop David Moxon writes of the special responsibility of Christians to become deeply involved in creation and the redemption of all things.

Furthering the mission of the Church through greater unity
The Archbishop of South East Asia affirms the Anglican Centre's vital role as a "bond of communion".

Courses in 2015
New initiatives include Female Leadership in the Church, The Francis Effect, and a Christian Leaders Course, and there's a repeat of the highly-praised Receptive Ecumenism course.

Centro-Fold  -  Still receiving Vatican II's teaching on Church and Ecumenism
Paul Murray sees a humble, hopeful spirit of Receptive Ecumenism resonating strongly with Pope Francis.

"Go and tell what you have seen and heard"
A recent visit to the Centre by the American Friends has renewed their enthusiasm and commitment.

Friends and the Ecumenism of Blood
Scott Parnell, part of a group from Virginia Seminary is moved by Pope Francis's sermon on the persecution of today's martyrs, irrespective of their reglious communities.

A Scholar in Residence
Within the Rome context, Gregory Johnstone develops his understanding of Marian devotion: Hail, Mary, full of grace.

Supporting the Centre by prayer and giving
Details of Governance, Staff and Friends - and Remembering the Centre in your will.

People and places
Changes in the Treasurer-ship of the Centre, and some photos of the American Friends' visit.

And finally .... how to make donations to the Centre