Category Archives: Ecumenical news

Bestowal of the Sokolnicki Medals at ceremony in Poland

On 24 April a ceremony took place in Poland at which the Juliusz Sokolnicki Memorial Medals were presented by H.E. Dr Norbert Wójtowicz, Grand Prior for Continental Europe of the San Luigi Orders. The Medals, which are awarded in silver … Continue reading

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New agreement with the Venerabile Confraternita di Maria Ss.ma del Buonconsiglio della Buona Morte e Misericordia, Città di Castello, Italy

The Apostolic Episcopal Church has entered into a Treaty of Full Collaboration, Partnership, Accreditation and Recognition with the Venerabile Confraternita (o Compagnia) detta del Buonconsiglio di Città di Castello and the OR.VEN. – Ordine Venerabile della Venerabile Confraternita di Maria Ss.ma … Continue reading

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Launch of the Anglican Association of Colleges and Schools

The Apostolic Episcopal Church has publicly launched the Anglican Association of Colleges and Schools as a ministry for the wider Anglican community. The Association’s mission is to assure the maintenance of high standards in Christian education. It is international in … Continue reading

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Death of Mgr. Roger Fawcett

The death has been announced of Mgr. Roger Fawcett, priest of the Old Roman Catholic Church and Dean of St Lucy’s Old Roman Catholic Cathedral in New York. Mgr. Fawcett, who resided in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, served as a priest … Continue reading

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New intercommunion agreement with the Union Apostolique Gallicane

The Apostolic Episcopal Church has entered into an agreement of intercommunion with the Union Apostolique Gallicane, which is headquartered in France and registered as a non-profit association there. The UAG is a descendant of the French ministry of Archbishop Joseph-René … Continue reading

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Death of Archbishop Peter Paul Brennan

Archbishop Peter Paul Brennan OCR, OA, passed away on 1 August following a short illness. Archbishop Brennan was appointed Universal Primate of the Order of Corporate Reunion in 2004 and led that Order with distinction until his death. The Order … Continue reading

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Dr Kersey and senior colleagues appointed Pontifical Academicians

Dr Kersey and Dr A. Michael D.G. Walsh, lay member of the Apostolic Episcopal Church, have been appointed Pontifical Academicians, becoming Honorary Academicians of the Pontificia Accademia Tiberina in Rome. In addition, the Accademia has conferred full accreditation and recognition … Continue reading

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Maundy Thursday

The Altar of Repose and a view of the chapel of the Old Roman Catholic Church at Gosberton. By kind invitation of the bishops of that church, Dr Kersey joined them for the Masses of the day and at a … Continue reading

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Photographs of the consecration of Archbishop Lorentzen

Some photographs from the consecration of Archbishop Paul Lorentzen, Archbishop of the East, USA, for the Apostolic Episcopal Church, at St Lucy’s Old Roman Catholic Cathedral, New York, 30 December 2015.

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Funeral Vigil of Patriarch Yuri I

The funeral vigil of Patriarch Yuri I of the American World Patriarchates (see obituary here) has taken place. Present among the clergy were Archbishop Francis Spataro of the AEC and Archbishop Peter Paul Brennan of the OCR. Credit for the … Continue reading

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Pray for the safe release of Fr. Paulo Dall’Oglio

Pray for the safe release of Fr. Paulo Dall’Oglio, who has been kidnapped and imprisoned by ISIS. He is the founder in Syria of a Christian/Muslim Community of prayer at Mar Moussa, a refurbished 10th century monastery in Syria. “Paolo’s … Continue reading

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Death of Archbishop Albert J. Berube

The Apostolic Episcopal Church has been informed that Archbishop Albert J. Berube died this morning following a long illness. He is to be cremated, and a memorial service for him is planned. Archbishop Berube was Chancellor of the North American … Continue reading

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Death of +Leila Boyer

+Leila Boyer with Archbishops Phillip Lewis (Ethiopian Coptic Orthodox Church) and Paget Mack (Apostolic Episcopal Church), London, November 2008 The Apostolic Episcopal Church has been informed of the death from cancer of +Leila Boyer, Presiding Bishop of the Pre-Nicene Ekklesia … Continue reading

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UK one-day conference

Members of the Apostolic Episcopal Church in the United Kingdom were joined by Bishop Victor-John Payne, OCR, for a one-day conference in London today. The programme included the celebration of the Eucharist and sung Vespers as well as an excellent … Continue reading

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Primate retires

On 5 February, his 79th birthday, Archbishop Francis Cajetan Spataro retired after sixteen distinguished years of service as the fourth Primate and Presiding Bishop of the Apostolic Episcopal Church. Archbishop Spataro has also held the office of Provincial of the … Continue reading

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Archbishop Lorentzen receives appointment

Archbishop Paul Lorentzen, Provincial of the East, USA, for the Apostolic Episcopal Church, has been appointed a Delegate at the United Nations to represent the Syrian Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II. Archbishop … Continue reading

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Order of Corporate Reunion receives Apostolic Blessing from Pope Francis

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