On the 16 of March 2024, whilst on an official visit to the Vatican to meet with Pope Francis, His Excellency  Rev. Wavel Ramkalawan the President of the Republic of Seychelles with his delegation paid a courtesy call on the director of the Anglican Centre in Rome, Archbishop Ian Ernest. The President, an Anglican Priest from the Diocese of Seychelles was pleased to know more of the work of the ACR as a place of encounter, hospitality, learning and sharing. He also met with Rev. Canon Dr. James Hawkey, a member of the Board of Governors and Fr Martin Browne OSB, an official from the Dicastery for Promoting Christian Unity. He also visited St Peter's and St Paul's Basilicas.