Second Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission, 1983-2004
List of archived ARCIC-II documents, 1983-1986
Unpublished items are embargoed 30 years
Status of agreed statements
Agreed statements have been agreed by the dialogue members and submitted to the sponsoring churches for study.
These texts express the careful considerations of the members of the dialogue but are not official statements of either of the churches.
Copyright in minutes, statements and other core papers is owned by the Commission and requests for extensive quotation or use should be directed to the co-Chairs. However, copyright in papers by named authors remains with the author.
ARCIC-II-1 (1983) Programme for ARCIC-II, together with some notes on it.
ARCIC-II-2 (1983) Text of press release on the establishment of ARCIC-II, 13 June 1983.
ARCIC-II-3-1 (1983) Letter from Anglican Co-Secretary to Anglican members outlining the work of the first meeting of the Commission.
ARCIC-II-3-2 (1983) Letter from the Roman Catholic Co-Secretary to Roman Catholic members outlining the work of the first meeting of the Commission.
ARCIC-II-4-1 (1983) “Mutual Recognition of Separated Ministries and Churches” by Henry Chadwick.
ARCIC-II-4-2 (1983) “Obstacles in the Way of the Recognition of Ministries” by Edward Yarnold, SJ.
ARCIC-II-5-1 (1983) “Justification by Faith: Some Anglican Concerns” by Bishop Donald Cameron.
ARCIC-II-5-2 (1983) “Problems of Contemporary Ecclesiology (with some references to ‘Justification’) by John Thornhill, SM.
ARCIC-II-6-1 (1983) “Developments in Anglican/Roman Catholic Relations in England” by Mary Tanner.
ARCIC-II-6-2 (1983) “ARC/North America: An Overview” by Bishop Raymond Lessard.
ARCIC-II-7 (1983) Minutes of the First Meeting of ARCIC-II: Venice, 30 August – 6 September, 1983.
ARCIC-II-8 (1983) “The Ecclesiology of Reconciliation: 1) Salvation and the Church: Group A”.
ARCIC-II-9 (1983) “The Ecclesiology of Reconciliation: 1) Salvation and the Church: Group B”.
ARCIC-II-10 (1983) “The Ecclesiology of Reconciliation: 2) Steps towards full Communion: Group C”.
ARCIC-II-11 (1983) “The Ecclesiology of Reconciliation: 2) Steps towards full Communion: Group D”.
ARCIC-II-12A (1983) Press Release (Draft).
ARCIC-II-12B (1983) Press Release – FINAL VERSION
ARCIC-II-13-1 (1983) Excerpt from the Report of Join Commission of the World Methodist Council and the Roman Catholic Church (second series, 1972-75) (known as the “Dublin Report” 1976).
ARCIC-II-13-2 (1983) Excerpts from third series of meetings of the Catholic/Methodist International Commission, 1977-81 (“Honolulu Report, 1981).
ARCIC-II-13-3 (1983) “Report of the Lutheran/Roman Catholic Study Commission on ‘The Gospel and the Church’ (from Lutheran World Vol. XIX, No. 3, 1972).
ARCIC-II-13-4 (1983) “Justification”: an extract from Anglican/Lutheran Dialogue: The Report of the Anglican Lutheran Regional Commission, Helsinki, August-September, 1982 (SPCK 1983).
ARCIC-II-13-5 (1983) “The Doctrine of Justification in the Lutheran Dialogue with Other Churches” by Harding Meyer (from One in Christ, 1981-82).
ARCIC-II-13-6 (1983) “Joint Statement on Justification” (from The Report of the Lutheran-Episcopal Dialogue, Second Series 1976-1980, Forward Movement Publications, 1981).
ARCIC-II-13-7 (1983) “Justification by Faith” by the Lutheran-Roman Catholic Group in the U.S. (Published in Origins, NC doc. Service, Oct. 6, 1983, Vol. 13, No. 17).
ARCIC-II-14 (1983) Catalogue of ARCIC-II-papers.
ARCIC-II-15 (1984) “Church and Salvation – Scriptural” by John S. Pobee.
ARCIC-II-16 (1984) “Church and Salvation (on the Sacramentality of the Church)” by J.M.R. Tillard. OP.
ARCIC-II-17 (1984) “Justification. A Brief Introduction to Some Difficulties and Obscurities relating to Anglican and Roman Catholic Teaching” by Alister E. McGrath.
ARCIC-II-18-1 (1984) “Remarks on the Sacred Congregation of the Faith’s ‘Observations on the Final Report of ARCIC'” by an Anglican sub-committee of the Anglican-Roman Catholic Dialogue of Canada, March 9, 1984.
ARCIC-II-18-2 (1984) “Remarks on the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith’s ‘Observations on the Final Report of ARCIC'” by a Roman Catholic sub-committee of the Anglican-Roman Catholic Dialogue of Canada, April 8, 1983.
ARCIC-II-19-1 (1984) “Justification by Faith: A Perspective” by Henry Chadwick.
ARCIC-II-19-2 (1984) “A Brief Comment on Dr. Chadwick’s paper” by Edward Yarnold, SJ.
ARCIC-II-20A (1984) Draft from St. Albans Sub-Commission: “Church and Salvation: General Framework”.
ARCIC-II-20 (b) (1984) Draft from St. Albans Sub-Commission: “Justification”.
Drafts from the First Groups at Durham
Drafts from the Second Groups at Durham
Drafts from the Third Drafting Groups -Durham
ARCIC-II-35 (1985) “Justification by Faith: Notes on ARCIC-II-drafts on ‘Church and Salvation'” by Bishop Donald Cameron
ARCIC-II-35-1 (1985) Extract from a letter to Mgr. Richard Stewart from Fr. John Thornhill, dated 10th November 1985
ARCIC-II-35-2 (1985) Two comments by Fr. Duprey on Durham texts
ARCIC-II-36-1 (1985) Pleshey Draft
ARCIC-II-36-2 (1985) Revised Pleshey Draft (revision by Fr. E. Yarnold & C. Hill also incorporating 39-1)
ARCIC-II-37 (1985) Debate by the General Synod of the Church of England on Baptism, Eucharist and Ministry Statement of the Faith and Order Commission of the WCC and the Final Report of ARCIC-I
ARCIC-II-38-1 (1985) “The concept of Unity in ARCIC-I: Some Personal Comments” by Gunther Gassman.
ARCIC-II-38-2 (1985) “Does the Way that Leads to Reunion let us Envisage the Shape it would have?” by Fr. John Thornhill, SM
ARCIC-II-38-3 (1985) “Ecclesiological Implications of Response and Reception Procedures” by Arthur A. Vogel
ARCIC-II-38-4 (1985) “The ‘Goal’ of Unity in Dialogues Involving Anglicans and some Implications for the work of ARCIC-II” by Mary Tanner
ARCIC-II-38-5 (1985) “Ecclesiological Implications in Roman Catholic Procedures of Response and Reception” by Raymond W. Lessard
ARCIC-II-39-1 (1985) Draft Revision of conclusion to Pleshey text (Bishop Cameron, Fr. Thornhill)
ARCIC-II-40-1 (1985) Theses on ‘Catholic Practices’ by Cecily Boulding with Response from Julian Charley
ARCIC-II-40-2 (1985) “Purgatory, Pardons and Invocation of Saints” by Brendan Soane and Oliver O’Donovan
ARCIC-II-41-1 (1985) Bishops’ Conference USA: Response to ARCIC-I
ARCIC-II-41-2 (1985) Bishops’ Conference England/Wales: Response to ARCIC-I
ARCIC-II-41-3 (1985) “Towards a Church of England Response to BEM & ARCIC” (CIO Publishing, Church House, Dean’s Yard, London, SW1P 3NZ)
ARCIC-II-41-4 (1985) “Responses to the Final Report of ARCIC” (ACC, May 1985)
ARCIC-II-41-5 (1985) Report of the Standing Commission on Ecumenical Relations to the General Convention of the Episcopal Church, 1985 on the ARCIC Final Report
ARCIC-II-42-1 (1985) Some comments on the Pleshey Draft by Fr. Charles Acton (Colleague of Fr. Soane)
ARCIC-II-42-2 (1985) “Proposed addition on the Salvation of the Unbeliever” by Fr. Soane
ARCIC-II-42-3 (1985) “Notes and Suggestions on the Pleshey Draft” by Bishop Donald Cameron
ARCIC-II-42-4 (1985) Letter on the Pleshey Draft from Cecily Boulding, OP
ARCIC-II-42-5 (1985) “The Revised Pleshey Draft: Some Comments” by E.J. Yarnold, SJ
ARCIC-II-43-1 (1985) 1983 Code of Canon Law, canon 844 (Admission to Eucharist)
ARCIC-II-43-2 (1985) “The Status and Function of the Thirty-Nine Articles in the Church of England Today” by Philip Thomas
ARCIC-II-44-1 (1985) Draft List of National Anglican/Roman Catholic Dialogues
ARCIC-II-44-2 (1985) “Brief Comments on the Activities of some National ARCs not represented on ARCIC-II”
ARCIC-II-44-3 (1985) “Comments on the Work of the Canadian Anglican/Roman Catholic Dialogue (Canadian ARC)” by John Baycroft
ARCIC-II-44-4 (1985) “Development of Ecumenical Co-operation in Kenya” by David Gitari
ARCIC-II-45 (1985) “Justification by Grace through Faith” by John Baker (Theology LXIX Jan. 1966)
ARCIC-II-47 Exchange of Letters on the Ordination to the Priesthood
ARCIC-II-48 Exchange of letters on the ordination of women to the priesthood between Cardinal Willebrands and ARCIC II
ARCIC-II-49 Proposal from the Sub-Communion on ‘Steps and Stages’
ARCIC-II-50 (a) Graymoor Draft
ARCIC-II-51 Graymoor Press Release
ARCIC-II-51-2 ‘Confidential note for other members of the ARCIC-II steering committee’ by RLS [Richard Stewart]. 11 Jun 1985
ARCIC-II-52A ‘Indulgences: A Position Paper’ by G R Evans, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. 1986
ARCIC-II-52B ‘Sin and Penance’ from ‘Christianity in the West 1400-1700’ by John Bossy. 
ARCIC-II-52-3 ‘Purgatory: In Quest of an Image’ by Robert J.Schreiter. 11 Jun 1985
ARCIC-II-53 Drafting points on the Graymoor draft made by Henry Chadwick, Sister Cecily Boulding and the Revd Kevin McDonald and an accompanying letter from the Co-Chairmen of ARCIC. Feb 1986
ARCIC-II-53-2 Comments on the Graymoor draft by Mary Tanner. 1986
ARCIC-II-55-1 ‘Renewing the Koinonia Between our Two Churches I: Theological Background’ by J M R Tillard. 1987
ARCIC-II-55-2 ‘Restoring Koinonia Between our Two Churches II: The Framework of our Task’ by J M R Tillard. 1986
ARCIC-II-55-3 ‘The Eucharist and the Visibility of Koinonia’ by J M R Tillard. 1987
ARCIC-II-56-1 (1986) “Steps Towards unity” by John Baycroft
ARCIC-II-56-2 (1986) “Kenosis and Koinonia: The Path Ahead for Anglican-Roman Catholic Dialogue” by Jean -Marie Laporte, SJ
ARCIC-II-56-3 (1986) “Understanding Real but Imperfect Communion between Anglicans and Roman Catholics” by Dr. Margaret O’Gara
ARCIC-II-56-4 “An Observation on the paper “Steps Towards Unity” by Christopher Hill
ARCIC-II-57A (1986) Draft Chairmen’s Introduction
ARCIC-II-57B (1986) “A Note on Some Beliefs and Practices”
ARCIC-II-57C (1986) “Official Roman Catholic Teaching on Justification” by Edward Yarnold, SJ
ARCIC-II-57D (1986) “Possible footnotes with reference to the 16th Century Formularies” by Christopher Hill
ARCIC-II-57E (1986) “The Teaching of the English Reformers on Justification” by Mark Santer
ARCIC-II-57F (1986) Revised Draft of Chairmen’s Introduction
ARCIC-II-58-1 (1986) “An Anglican View of the Substantive Issues Raised by the Ordination of Women and of How ARCIC-II-Might Handle the Question” by J. Robert Wright
ARCIC-II-58-2 (1986) “The Question of Women’s Ordination and its Implication Within the Contest of Ecclesial Communion” by John Thornhill, SM
ARCIC-II-59 (1986) “Ordination of Women to the Priesthood: Bibliography, ARCIC-II” by Cecily Boulding, OP and Mary Tanner
ARCIC-II-59-1 (1986) “Ordination of Women to the Priesthood: Additional Bibliography for ARCIC-II-59 (86) Essays and Articles from Various Perspectives Both Pro and Con (Items not already listed by C. Boulding and M. Tanner)” by J. Robert Wright
ARCIC-II-59-2 “Ordination to the Priesthood: Additional Bibliography” by J. Robert Wright
ARCIC-II-60 (1986) “Anglican-Roman Catholic commission of New Zealand (ARCCNZ): Report to ARCIC-II-on the task set by that body to ARCCNZ”
ARCIC-II-61 (1986) “Comments by Robert Wright on the Storrington Draft”
ARCIC-II-62 (1986) “ARC-USA Resolution on the New Historical Research Concerning Apostolicae Curae”
ARCIC-II-63 (1986) Minutes of the Fourth Meeting of ARCIC-II, Llandaff, 26th August 4th September 1986
ARCIC-II-64A (1986) Llandaff Draft (some paragraphs only)
ARCIC-II-64B (1986) Llandaff Draft (some paragraphs only)
ARCIC-II-64C (1986) Llandaff Draft
ARCIC-II-64D (1986) Llandaff Draft
ARCIC-II-64E (1986) Draft Footnotes
ARCIC-II-64F (1986) Draft Footnotes
ARCIC-II-64G (1986) Final Text of Llandaff Statement on “Salvation and the Church”
ARCIC-II-65A (1986) Draft Llandaff Press Release
ARCIC-II-65B (1986) Llandaff Press Release (Final Text)
ARCIC-II-87 (1989) “Church and Communion: Godalming-Ammerdown Draft”
ARCIC-II-88 (1989) Exchange of Letters between the Archbishop of Canterbury and Pope John Paul II, 1988
ARCIC-II-89 (1989) “Draft Continuation of Next Steps” by Fr. Edward Yarnold, SJ
ARCIC-II-90 (1989) “Church and Communion Part I: Storrington-Birmingham Draft”
ARCIC-II-91 (1989) “Oxford Morals Draft”
ARCIC-II-92 (1989) “Minutes of the Seventh Meeting of ARCIC-II, Venice, 28th August -6th September 1989
ARCIC-II-93 (1989) “Church and Communion: Venice Draft”
ARCIC-II-93B “Church and communion: Venice Draft” – Redraft of Paras. 1-6; 28-49
ARCIC-II-93C “Church and Communion: Venice Draft” Final Text
ARCIC-II-94 (1989) Press Release (Revised)