Pope, Anglican leader, vow joint action on poverty and environment



The heads of the Roman Catholic and Anglican Churches said on Wednesday they would work together to help the poor and protect the environment despite their unity being blocked by differences over women priests and gay marriage.
Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby made the pledge in a joint statement at a vespers, or evening prayer service, in Rome to mark the 50th anniversary of the start of theological dialogue between the two Churches in 1966.
"While, like our predecessors, we ourselves do not yet see solutions to the obstacles before us, we are undeterred,"... read more

 
5 October 2016 in World News, Views: 32
Source: Reuters
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