venerdì 27 gennaio 2023

Regno Unito
Ecumenical Vespers honouring Pope Benedict XVI

(Rowan Williams,
On Tuesday 24th January 2023, Cardinal Vincent Nichols celebrated an Ecumenical Vespers honouring the life of Pope Benedict XVI at Westminster Cathedral, during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. In attendance were many of the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, Archbishop of York Stephen Cottrell, and Orthodox Archbishop Nikitas of Thyateira and Great Britain. Also in attendance were bishops and priests from the Church of England as well as representatives from other ecclesial communities and of other faiths. Lord Rowan Williams of Oystermouth, Archbishop of Canterbury from 2002 to 2012, preached the following address based on the reading from Romans 12:3-12 (...)