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Female ordination and sexuality are surface issues. The root of the problem lies in different views on Scripture and tradition

Archbishop Justin Welby was speaking during a discussion on ecumenism in Assisi

Jewish, Anglican and Catholic leaders celebrated the 25th anniversary of the patriarch’s enthronement

In a new report Germany’s bishops say the 500th anniversary of the Reformation must involve repentance on both sides

Fr Hamel told his parishioners to aim for sanctity, pointing to the example of the Martin family

During a recent trip to Bulgaria, I discovered a people in need of pastoral care, not theological squabbling

For some even the slightest change in relations with Rome will end up with tradition being swept away

The two leaders have previously spoken of their ‘implicit trust in each other’

Bishops are to ask Catholics to join an Anglican week of prayer