- Apr 5, 2020
The Archbishop of Canterbury emphasized the need for Christian unity on Thursday as he paid tribute to the victims of the Easter Sunday bomb attacks at a Roman Catholic church in Sri Lanka.
In a video recorded on the phone of the Anglican archbishop of Canterbury, Pope Francis encouraged Catholics to join the worldwide “Thy Kingdom Come” prayer campaign May 30-June 9.
In a video message he sent to an ecumenical forum being held in Buenos Aires, Pope Francis said that slavery is not a thing from the past, noting that some 40 million people are today victims of this industry.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of Westminster, and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, have sent a joint letter to Israel’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom, urging the Israeli government to protect the “Status Quo” of holy sites in Jerusalem.
Part two of Crux’s recap of the U.S. Church in 2017.
Pope Francis will visit All Saints Anglican Church in Rome to mark the 200th anniversary of the foundation of the Anglican parish community in the heart of the Eternal City. The pope will take part in the blessing and dedication of an icon to celebrate the church’s anniversary.