The ecumenical movement is the Episcopal Church's response to Jesus' prayer for his disciples in John 17:21 "that they may all be one." The Office for Ecumenical and Inter-Religious Relations offers prayers for unity and participates in formal dialogues to nurture a spirit of understanding and respect, while collaborating actively in mission and ministry opportunities.

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June 19, 2013
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] En el Día Mundial del Refugiado, el 20 de junio de 2013, la Obispa Presidenta de la Iglesia Episcopal Katharine Jefferts Schori y el Obispo Presidente  de la Iglesia Evangélica Luterana en América (ELCA) Mark S. Hanson, han emitido la siguiente declaración conjunta. Día Mundial del Refugiado 2013 El...
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June 17, 2013
[Lambeth Palace press release] The Archbishop of Canterbury has welcomed the award of OBE to his former Representative to the Holy See, the Very Revd Canon David Richardson. Canon Richardson, who stood down in April after five years as the Archbishop’s representative and director of the Anglican Centre in Rome, was appointed OBE [Order of the British Empire] in the Queen’s 2013...
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June 14, 2013
[Lambeth Palace] In their first meeting, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Pope Francis both spoke June 14 of the bonds of “friendship” and “love” between the Roman Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion. The two leaders agreed that the fruits of this dialogue and relationship have the potential to empower Christians around the world to demonstrate the love of...
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June 14, 2013
[Pathways press release] The Episcopal and Evangelical Lutheran churches are coming together to form a first-of-its-kind Christian community in Athens, West Virginia. Pathways: An Episcopal/Lutheran Community will begin meeting for communion Sunday evenings at 6 p.m. at the Wilkes Family Chapel at Concord University starting June 30. The inter-denominational community is the joint efforts of St....
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June 13, 2013
[Lambeth Palace press release] The Archbishop will travel to Rome, accompanied by Mrs Welby, for a personal and fraternal visit to Pope Francis on 14 June.  The two clerics have shared interests in global justice, ethical regulation of financial markets and conflict resolution.  Archbishop Nichols, leader of Catholics in England and Wales, will accompany Archbishop Welby on the visit....