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April 18, 2013

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[Episcopal News Service] Bishop Pierre Whalon, of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe, on March 20 presented Pope Francis, or the bishop of Rome, a special, black leather-bound edition of the Spanish-English selections...

February 11, 2013

[Scottish Episcopal Church] The Most Rev. David Chillingworth, Bishop of St Andrew’s, Dunkeld & Dunblane and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, says “Christians of all traditions will have heard of the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI with regret.  He has been a distinguished holder...

February 11, 2013

[Anglican Communion News Service] The future of Anglican-Roman Catholic relations is, in part, down to who will succeed Pope Benedict, according to the archbishop of Canterbury’s representative to the Holy See.

Responding to today’s surprise resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, the Very Rev...

March 9, 2012

[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop Rowan Williams and Pope Benedict XVI will lead evening prayer together at the Church of San Gregorio Magno al Celio on Saturday 10 March, as part of a visit to Rome by the Archbishop this weekend.

After a private meeting earlier in the day, the Archbishop and...

January 6, 2012

[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] Diocese of Texas Bishop C. Andrew Doyle has blogged about his perspective on the formation of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter under the patronage of Our Lady of Walsingham, which the Vatican has offered to to welcome former Episcopal parishes and...

January 5, 2012

[Diocese of the Rio Grande] A Pastoral letter to the Clergy and Laity of the Diocese of the Rio Grande.

To all God’s beloved in the Diocese of the Rio Grande, who are called to be saints:

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

As we enter a...

January 3, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The Vatican on Jan. 1 officially formed an “ordinariate” in the United States to welcome former Episcopal parishes and priests – including married priests – seeking to enter the Roman Catholic Church, according to a press release from the Houston-based Personal...

May 27, 2011

The Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission has completed the first meeting of its new phase (ARCIC III) at the Monastery of Bose in northern Italy (May 17-27, 2011). The Commission, chaired by the Most Reverend David Moxon (Anglican Archbishop of the New Zealand Dioceses) and the Most...

March 16, 2010

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams on March 16 welcomed the official announcement that His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI is to visit the United Kingdom in September at the invitation of Her Majesty The Queen. "The pope's visit will be an opportunity to cement ties not only between the Holy...

December 1, 2009

An Anglican ordination scheduled to take place in a Roman Catholic church in rural Australia was moved at short notice to a Protestant church because the Vatican refused to have women ordained in a Catholic building.

Originally, Catholic Bishop Joseph Grech of the Diocese of Sandhurst...

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