Treats for the Pope

Anglicans in Rome greet Pope Francis with questions and homemade delicacies.

Enter Martin Luther

Churches to reflect on the father of the Protestant Reformation for the next year.

Shared Communion Breakthrough?

A committee suggests “expansion of opportunities for Catholics and Lutherans to receive Holy Communion together.”

ARCIC III in South Africa

The Rev. Tony Currer: ARCIC will look at “how far we’ll be using the tool of ‘receptive ecumenism.’”

Sister to Sister

Review by Amy Real Coultas • The practice of sharing spiritual fellowship through the exchange of letters has deep roots in Christian tradition.

Priest: Choose Church Unity

By G. Jeffrey MacDonald • Callan Slipper: “Deliberately choose to love one another. That deliberate choice makes the difference.”

ARCIC III Communiqué

“Hope sprang from real ecumenical activity … and the sheer hard work and organising by local people.”

Bishop Pope Ends Pilgrimage at 82

The Rt. Rev. Clarence C. Pope, second Bishop of Fort Worth, died late Jan. 8 in Baton Rouge. His death prompted sympathetic notes from the Rt. Rev. Jack L. Iker, Pope’s successor in Fort Worth, and the Diocese of Louisiana.