Ministries - Unity Faith and Order

The Department of Unity Faith and Order supports the work of the Anglican Consultative Council, whose aims include:

To encourage and guide Anglican participation in the ecumenical movement and the ecumenical organisations, to co-operate with the World Council of Churches and the world confessional bodies on behalf of the Anglican Communion, and to make arrangements for the conduct of pan-Anglican conversations with the Roman Catholic Church, the Orthodox churches, and other churches. (ACC Constitution 2(f))

In this capacity, the Department staffs and services all bilateral ecumenical conversations at the global level. The Department also acts on behalf of the Communion in many multi-lateral contexts, such as the World Council of Churches. …More

Current News Items

[WCC] The inaugural symposium in 2015 will be on human dignity and human rights.

[WCC] At least once a year, Christians are reminded of Jesus’ prayer for his disciples that “they may be one so that the world may believe”

[] If you ask the Revd Eugene Burton, miracles are real.

Senior Anglican and Oriental Orthodox theologians have healed a 1,500 year-old rift caused by a disagreement over Christ's incarnation.

The International Commission for Anglican-Orthodox Theological Dialogue (ICAOTD) met at St George’s Anglican Cathedral, Jerusalem, from 17 to 24 September 2014

…More News Items Available

Featured Area: The Vision Before Us

The Vision Before Us Book Cover
The Vision Before Us Book Cover

The Vision Before Us, subtitled 'The Kyoto Report of the Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Ecumenical Relations 2000-2008', records the Commission's work of maintaining an overview of the Anglican Communion's engagement with Christians of other traditions, and of giving encouragement and advice to the ecumenical activities of the Communion and the Provinces.

Order forms can be obtained from Neil Vigers at the Anglican Communion Office:
Tel +44 (0)207 313 3929
Fax +44 (0)207 313 3999

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