JOYFUL VISION FOR OUR TIMES

Pope Francis has published his new encyclical, Tutti Fratelli, with both a critique of contemporary society and a message of optimism for the world about the importance of fraternity and solidarity with one another, all inspired by his namesake, St Francis of Assisi. Here, the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd Justin Welby, responds to the Pope's message with a forward by Archbishop Ian. Read more

Zoom Seminar 24 September: The Church and the Future of Christian Unity

If you are not only interested in ecumenical theory but ecumenical practice, then the next Zoom Seminar of the Anglican Centre in Rome is for you. On Thursday September 24, at 6pm Rome time ( please note and check the equivalent time in your own time zone) the Centre will host a very special event with the Chemin Neuf community, one of the most remarkable ecumenical groups working today. Read more

BECKET IN THE SPOTLIGHT IN HIS ANNIVERSARY YEAR

As lockdown has eased in Britain, places of worship have opened their doors to churchgoers, tourists and pilgrims. Read more

Archbishop Ian reflects and gives thanks for the Anglican Centre's Zoom seminars

The Anglican Centre's recent online seminars have attracted more than 100 participants from across the globe. Read more

Reconciliation work brings Lambeth Awards for ecumenical bishops

The Catholic Bishop of Derry and the retired Church of Ireland Bishop of Derry have been given Lambeth Awards by the Archbishop of Canterbury for their work in peace, ecumenism and social cohesion in Northern Ireland. Read more

Westminster Cathedral Administrator Dies

Keen ecumenist and supporter of ACR UK Friends Read more

Birmingham Prayers

The Catholic and Anglican bishops of Birmingham joined forces for ecumenical prayers on Monday (July 6) to mark the re-opening of the city’s two cathedrals. Read more

ANGLICAN CENTRE LAUNCHES FIRST ONLINE STUDIES

The Anglican Centre in Rome is launching an innovative series of courses on ecumenism next month – its first ever series of online interactive sessions. Read more

A Reflection on the Ecumenical Act of Worship for Pentecost 2020

The Director of The Anglican Centre in Rome has praised the online ecumenical service organized by the Archbishop of Canterbury for Pentecost Sunday as an “opportune time to strengthen the bonds of fraternity”. Archbishop Ian Ernest said that the initiative was laudable and reminds us of our responsibilities for ecumenism. Read more

ECUMENICAL SERVICE ON PENTECOST SUNDAY WITH THE POPE AND ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY

"Let us radiate hope, and the Lord will open new paths as we journey towards the future." Read more

Ut Unum Sint

Pope Francis is impatient for there to be more progress towards Christian unity Read more

A Reflection on Illness by The Reverend Mark Birch, Minor Canon and Precentor, Westminster Abbey.

Here, Canon Birch reflects, in a passage written for young people at this time of the coronavirus pandemic, on medieval and modern experiences of illness, and how we as a society react when we are unwell. Read more

A Note of Hope from Rome

Archbishop Ian talks to the Anglican Communion News Service reflecting on life in Rome with Covid-19. Read more

Global wave of prayer planned in run-up to Pentecost

Using a Thy Kingdom Come journal for daily prayer Read more

The Archbishop of Canterbury's Ecumenical Easter Letter 2020

The Archbishop of Canterbury has released his Ecumenical Easter Letter of 2020. Read more