Anglican-Roman Catholic Dialogue

The Episcopal Church has been in dialogue with the Roman Catholic Church for more than 40 years through the Anglican-Roman Catholic Dialogue in the USA (ARC-USA), and on the international level through the Anglican Communion Office in the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Consultations (ARCIC). In a common declaration signed in 2006 by Rowan Williams, then Archbishop of Canterbury, and Pope Benedict XVI, the two leaders renewed the historic commitment to the goal of “full visible communion in the truth of Christ.”

ARC-USA continues its discussions through its current round of dialogue on the topic of reconciliation.

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USEFUL LINKS
Anglican-Roman Catholic Theological Consultation in the United States of America (ARCUSA) official page

US Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs
International Anglican-Roman Catholic Commission for Unity and Mission (IARCCUM)
Anglican Centre in Rome
Online documentation from the Archives of the Episcopal Church

FROM THE LIBRARY
Ecclesiology and Moral Discernment (2014)
Response to Mary: Grace and Hope in Christ (2007)
A Pastoral Guide for Understanding Our Two Churches (2007)
Response to "The Gift Of Authority" (2003)
Mary: Grace and Hope in Christ (2004)
Agreed Report on the Local/Universal Church (1999)

CONTACT:
The Rev. Margaret Rose
Deputy for Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations
Richard Mammana
Associate for Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations