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Vatican official reviews ecumenical relations with Anglicans, Methodists

January 23, 2013

Msgr. Mark Langham, an official of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, an official of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, has reviewed recent events that have affected ecumenical relations with Anglicans and Methodists. His article, published during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, is the second in a L’Osservatore Romano series devoted to the Catholic Church’s relations with non-Catholic ecclesial communities.

“This year has witnessed a continuing climate of dissent within the Anglican Communion, with ethical questions concerning the episcopal ordination of active homosexuals creating serious tensions between different Anglican provinces, and presenting a major problem for ecumenical relations with the Catholic Church,” he begins.

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  • Posted by: Defender - Jan. 23, 2013 6:08 PM ET USA

    We have many dissenting Catholics too, maybe the Anglicans and Methodists would like to trade?