Ecumenical and Interreligious

Anglican Communion

Local parts of the Anglican Communion carry out ecumenical and interreligious activities in immediate, national, and international contexts. This page provides links to relevant offices, networks and commissions from around the world.

Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity Faith and Order (IASCUFO)
The Inter Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order (IASCUFO) is one of the main places where the Anglican Communion does its theological and ecclesiological reflection.

Network for Inter Faith Concerns (NIFCON)
The Network for Inter Faith Concerns (NIFCON) of the Anglican Communion exists to encourage progress towards genuinely open and loving relationships between Christians and people of other faiths.

International Anglican-Roman Catholic Commission for Unity and Mission (IARCCUM)
IARCCUM is a commission established by the Anglican Communion and the Roman Catholic Church as an official joint commission.

The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Ecumenical Relationships
Through his relationships with other Christian leaders and their churches, the Archbishop works for the unity of Christ’s people around the world.

Anglican Communion Ecumenical Dialogues
Coming together for dialogue with other Christian world communions is one of the key ways that the Anglican Communion works towards Christian unity. These meetings are an opportunity to share experience and views, examine differences and seek ways to resolve the issues that have separated us.

Anglican Communion Inter-religious Dialogues
With a presence in more than 165 countries around the world, Anglicans and Episcopalians find themselves living alongside people of a variety of other faiths.  Building mutual understanding is crucial.

Church of England Council for Christian Unity (CCU)
The CCU was established as an advisory committee of the General Synod and the Archbishops’ Council to foster ecumenical work in the Church nationally and in the dioceses.

Anglican Church of Canada Ecumenical Relationships
The Anglican Church of Canada seeks to help make visible the church’s unity at the local, national, and global levels. To that end, we are currently engaged in four broad areas of ecumenism: full communion partnership, bilateral dialogue, ecumenical shared ministries, conciliar ecumenism.

Anglican Church of Australia Ecumenical Relations Commission