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May 29, 2009

Although it is not unusual for Episcopal and Roman Catholic priests to leave one denomination and join the other, news of former Roman Catholic priest Alberto Cutié's move to the Episcopal Church has sparked worldwide public attention.

"It [the story] has been everywhere," said Neva Rae...

May 28, 2009

The Rev. Alberto Cutié, a former Roman Catholic priest known internationally as "Padre Alberto" on Spanish-language radio and television, was received into the Episcopal Church May 28 during a ceremony held at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Miami.

"I thank God for the many people in our...

February 3, 2009

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has awarded the Cross of St. Augustine to Monsignor Donald Bolen of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity for his service to Anglican - Roman Catholic relations.

In a private audience at Lambeth Palace, Williams paid warm tribute to...

January 21, 2008

Pope Benedict XVI and the Rev. Samuel Kobia, general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), will meet in Rome on January 25, at a ceremony to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

 

A January 21 WCC statement said that Kobia will...

October 24, 2007

Under grey skies and a cold rain, Pope Benedict XVI encouraged people to stand firm in their hope that God will hear their prayers for justice and peace.

 

Arriving to celebrate Mass October 21 in Naples' historic Piazza del Plebiscito, Pope Benedict stopped to embrace Orthodox...

March 4, 2007

A leading international authority on liturgy says Roman Catholics can receive gifts of transcendence—and transparency—from Anglicans.

The Rev. Keith Pecklers, SJ, professor of liturgy at the Pontifical Gregorian University, professor of liturgical history at the Pontifical...

March 2, 2007

The Anglican-Roman Catholic Consultation in the United States (ARC-USA) will convene for its 62nd meeting March 8-11 at St. Paul's College in Washington, D.C., to discuss recent developments in the Anglican Communion, consider a draft response to the 2004 "Seattle Document" of the Anglican-...

December 16, 2005

As Christmas approaches and Christ's Nativity story is retold, U.S. Anglicans and Roman Catholics continue their reflection on "Mary: Grace and Hope in Christ," a document published out of a five-year study process engaging the two faith communities.

The document reflects the work of the...

June 30, 2005

“No one is naïve; this is not an easy pilgrim road,” said Mary Reath of Princeton, N.J., summing up six days in Rome with 11 fellow Episcopalians in pursuit of a means toward developing closer relations with the Roman Catholic Church .

The group visited the Anglican Centre in Rome and...

April 7, 2005

"The broken arm (of the Church, the Body of Christ) is healing, even though it is not yet time to remove the cast," said Bishop Richard J. Sklba, auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee, as he addressed some 350 participants at the 2005 National Workshop on Christian...

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