Sunday, October 9, 2016

NZ Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops at historical gathering at the Vatican

From New Zealand-

Thirty-six Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops are gathering at the Vatican for a meeting with Pope Francis, and Archbishop of Canterbury, Archbishop Justin Welby in which the bishops were commissioned to go out continue to grow their collaboration.

The bishops represent 19 different regions where Anglicans and Catholics live side by side in significant number. New Zealand was represented by Bishop Ross Bay, Anglican bishop of Auckland and Cardinal John Dew, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Wellington.

The purpose of the meeting, which is in two parts, first in Canterbury and then in Rome, is to discover new ways for Catholics and Anglicans can give greater witness to their common faith, and particularly how they can collaborate in mission to the world.

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