Archbishop Welby to Visit Pope
  • Tuesday, June 4, 2013

The Tablet, based in London, reports that the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Bishop of Rome will meet later this month:

The Tablet has learned that the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, will be at the Vatican on 14 June to meet and pray with the Pope. It will be [the] first meeting of the new leaders of [the] Roman Church and [the] Anglican Communion.

Lambeth Palace confirmed that the archbishop would be travelling to Rome, accompanied by Mrs. Welby, for a “personal and fraternal” visit to Pope Francis. Further details of the encounter are still being worked out.

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