G. Jeffrey MacDonald • The new director of the Anglican Centre in Rome says he sees promising signs for more visible ecumenism in these early days of Pope Francis’s pontificate.
The Tablet, based in London, reports that the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Bishop of Rome will meet later this month.
By G. Jeffrey MacDonald, TLC Correspondent
“Reconciliation is not an idea. It’s a shared life.”
Review by Colin Podmore
The Anglican Covenant has been unable to escape from the context that gave rise to it.
By G. Jeffrey MacDonald
A Roman Catholic-Episcopal congregation faces an uncertain liturgical future.
Members reflected on the Christian calling to work for the visible unity of God’s Church as ambassadors for Christ in the ministry of reconciliation.
By Mary Tanner
What is it that constitutes recognisable identity amidst the myriad particularities of time and space?
Bishop, educator and ecumenist Arthur A. Vogel died March 6 in Kansas City. He was 88. A native of Milwaukee, Vogel was a graduate of Nashotah House Theological Seminary and the University of Chicago and earned a Ph.D. at Harvard University in 1952.
In Harvesting the Fruits, Walter Cardinal Kasper, secretary of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity from 1999 and its president from 2001 to 2010, reflects on the achievements and challenges of over 40 years of formal dialogue with Anglicans, Lutherans, Methodists, and Reformed.
Mary Tanner writes: “The Roman Catholic Church must give a convincing form to the Petrine ministry to make it possible for others to share.”