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• Joint statement on the canonization of John Henry Newman (10 Oct 2019)

• Cardinal John Henry Newman might well be the patron saint of ecumenism (8 Oct 2019)

• ARCIC Theologian, Fr Paul Béré, wins the Ratzinger Prize in Theology, 2019 (1 Oct 2019)

• New Director of Unity, Faith and Order appointed for the Anglican Communion (3 Sep 2019)

• Anglican Church of Canada elects its first female primate – Bishop Linda Nicholls (15 Jul 2019)

2014 ~ Anglican-Roman Catholic news & opinion

Archbishop Justin and Pope Francis back Anglican-Catholic anti-slavery and human trafficking initiative
14 March 2014 • Persistent link: iarccum.org/?p=2560
Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby meeting with Pope Francis in 2013

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Pope Francis have given their backing to a ground-breaking ecumenical initiative to combat modern slavery and human trafficking. The agreement to help eradicate an injustice affecting up to 29 million people was co-signed on March 17th by the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Representative to the Holy See, Archbishop Sir David Moxon; the Chancellor of the Pontifical Academies of Science and Social Science, Bishop Sanchez Sorondo; Dr Mahmoud Azab on behalf of the Grand Imam of Al Azhar, Egypt; and Mr Andrew Forrest, the founder of the large international philanthropic anti-slavery organisation from Perth, Western Australia “Walk Free”.

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