Sponsors

A – RC

Joint Preparatory Commission — 1967-1968

MEETINGS:

 

1. January 9-13, 1967 – Villa Cagnola, Gazzada, Italy

“First Steps Toward Restoring Full Unity; identifying themes for dialogue”

2. August 30 – September 3, 1967 – Huntercombe Manor, Buckinghamshire, England

“The Authority of the Word of God and its Relationship to the Church”

3. December 31, 1967 – January 3, 1968 – Mount St. Joseph, Malta

“A Vision for Unity” – THE MALTA REPORT Full-Text

CO-CHAIRMEN:

Rt. Revd J.R.H. Moorman (Anglican)

Bishop of Rippon, England

Most Revd Charles Helmsing (Catholic)

Bishop of Kansas City-St. Joseph, USA

CO-SECRETARIES:

Revd Canon John Findlow (Anglican)
Revd Canon John R. Satterthwaite (Anglican)
Very Revd Canon William A. Purdy (Catholic)

ARCIC, First Phase: 1970-1981

MEETINGS:

 

1. January 9-15, 1970 – Windsor, England

“Fundamentals of the Faith; Authority; Church; Intercommunion and Ministry; Eucharist”

2. September 21-28, 1970 – Venice, Italy

“Church and Ministry; Church and Authority; Church and Eucharist; the Relation of Men and Women;
Making of Moral Judgements”

3. September 1-8, 1971 – Windsor, England

“EUCHARISTIC DOCTRINE” – AGREED STATEMENT Full-Text

4. August 30 – September 7,1972 – Gazzada, Italy

“Ministry and Ordination”

5. August 28 – September 6, 1973 – Canterbury, England

“MINISTRY AND ORDINATION” – AGREED STATEMENT Full-Text

6. August 27 – September 5, 1974 – Grottaferrata, Italy

“Authority”

7. August 27 – September 5, 1975 – Oxford, England

“Authority in the Church, Primacy, Infallibility”

8. August 24 – September 2, 1976 – Venice, Italy

“AUTHORITY IN THE CHURCH I” – AGREED STATEMENT Full-Text
COMMENT Full-Text

9. August 30 – September 8, 1977 – Chichester, England

“How to treat the reaction to the Statement”

10. January 12-20, 1979 – Salisbury, England

“EUCHARIST DOCTRINE” – ELUCIDATIONS Full-Text
“MINISTRY AND ORDINATION” – ELUCIDATIONS Full-Text

11. August 28 – September 6, 1979 – Venice, Italy

“Further discussion of ‘Authority’ statement”

12. August 26 – September 4, 1980 – Venice, Italy

“Authority and universal jurisdiction”

13. August 25 – September 3, 1981 – Windsor, England

“AUTHORITY IN THE CHURCH” – ELUCIDATIONS Full-Text
“AUTHORITY IN THE CHURCH II” – AGREED STATEMENT Full-Text
“FINAL REPORT” Full-Text

CO-CHAIRMEN:

Rt Revd Henry McAdoo (Anglican)

Archbishop of Dublin, Ireland

Rt Revd Alan Clark (Catholic)

Bishop of East Anglia, England

CO-SECRETARIES:

Revd Colin Davey (Anglican) until July 1974
Revd Christopher Hill (Anglican) from August 1974

Palace Court, 222 Lambeth Rd.
London SE1 7LB, England

Mgr. William A. Purdy (Catholic)

Segretariato per l’Unione dei Cristiani
Via dell’Erba, 1
I-00193 Roma, Italy

ARCIC, Second Phase: 1983-2005

 

14. August 30 – September 6, 1983 – Venice, Italy

“The Church, Grace and Salvation”

15. August 22-31, 1984 – Durham, England

“The Church, Salvation and the Doctrine of Justification”

16. August 26 – September 4, 1985 – Graymoor, New York, USA

“Salvation and the Church”

17. August 26 – September 4, 1986 – Llandaff, Wales

“SALVATION AND THE CHURCH” – AGREED STATEMENT Full-Text
COMMENT Full-Text

18. September 1-10, 1987 – Palazzola, Rocca di Papa, Italy

“Growth in Communion”

19. August 24 – September 2, 1988 – Edinburgh, Scotland*

“Communion: Commonalities and Differences”

*LAMBETH RESPONSE TO “FINAL REPORT” Full-Text

20. August 28 – September 6, 1989 – Venice, Italy

“The Theology of Communion; Moral Issues”

21. August 28 – September 6, 1990 – Dublin, Ireland

“CHURCH AS COMMUNION” – AGREED STATEMENT — Full-Text

COMMENT — Full-Text

22. August 27 – September 5, 1991 – Paris, France**

“Morals and Ecclesial Communion”

**CATHOLIC RESPONSE TO “FINAL REPORT” Full-Text

23. August 28 – September 6, 1992 – Windsor, England

“Common Witness to Moral Values; Morals, Communion and the Church”

24. August 28 – September 6, 1993 – Venice, Italy***

“CLARIFICATIONS ON CERTAIN ASPECTS OF THE AGREED STATEMENTS ON EUCHARIST AND MINISTRY OF ARCICI I” Full-Text

“LIFE IN CHRIST, MORALS, COMMUNION AND THE CHURCH” – AGREED STATEMENT Full-Text

COMMENT Full-Text

25. August 31 – September 9, 1994 – Jerusalem, Israel

“Authority in the Church”

26. August 28 – September 6, 1995 – Venice, Italy

“Teaching Authority in the Church and its Relation to Scripture and Tradition”

27. August 26 – September 4, 1996 – Mechelen (Malines), Belgium

“Scripture, Tradition and the Exercise of Authority”
(substitute Anglican co-chairman: Rt Revd John Baycroft)

28. August 26 – September 4, 1997 – Alexandria, Virginia, USA

“Scripture, Tradition and the Gift of Authority in the Church”

29. August 25 – September 3, 1998 – Palazzola, Rocca di Papa, Italy

“THE GIFT OF AUTHORITY: AUTHORITY IN THE CHURCH III” – AGREED STATEMENT Full-Text

COMMENT Full-Text

30. August 26 – September 2, 1999 – Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

“Review of Reactions to The Gift of Authority. Preliminary Discussion of Marian Issues”

31. August 26 – September 4, 2000 – Paris, France

“Marian issues”

32. August 27 – September 4, 2001 – Dublin, Ireland

“Marian Issues”

33. July 10-18, 2002 – Vienna, Austria

“The Place of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Life and Doctrine of the Church”

34. July 10-18, 2003 – West Palm Beach, Florida, USA

“Marian Issues”

35. January 28-February 3, 2004 – Seattle, Washington, USA

“Marian Issues and Final Document”; “MARY: GRACE AND HOPE IN CHRIST” – AGREED STATEMENT Full-Text

COMMENT Full-Text

CO-CHAIR:

Rt Revd Mark Santer (Anglican)

Bishop of Birmingham, England (1982-1999)

Rt Revd Frank Griswold (Anglican)

Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America (1999-2003 )

Most Revd Peter Carnley (Anglican)

Archbishop of Perth and Primate of the Anglican Church in Australia (from 2003)

Rt Revd Cormac Murphy O’Connor (Catholic)

Bishop of Arundel and Brighton, England (1982-1999)

Most Revd Alexander J. Brunett (Catholic)

Archbishop of Seattle, USA (from 2000)

CO-SECRETARIES:

Canon Christopher Hill (Anglican) 1967-1990
Canon Stephen Platten (Anglican) 1990-1994
Rev. Dr. Donald Anderson (Anglican) 1994-1996
Canon David Hamid (Anglican) 1996-2002
Canon Gregory Cameron (Anglican) 2003

Anglican Communion Office
St. Andrew’s House
16 Tavistock Crescent
Westbourne Park
London W11 1AP, England

Msgr Richard L. Stewart (Catholic) 1983-1985
Msgr Kevin McDonald (Catholic) 1985-1993
Msgr Timothy Galligan (Catholic) 1993-2001
Msgr. Donald Bolen (Catholic) 2001-2008
Msgr. Mark Langham (Catholic) 2008-2011

Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
Via della Conciliaizone, 5
I-00193 Rome, Italy

ARCIC, Third Phase: 2011- 2017

 

36. 17-27 May 2011 – Bose, Italy

“The Church as Communion, Local and Universal; How in Communion the Local and Universal Church come to Discern Right Ethical Teaching”

37. 3-10 May 2012 – Hong Kong

“The Church as Communion, Local and Universal; How in Communion the Local and Universal Church come to Discern Right Ethical Teaching”

38. 29 April-7 May 2013 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

“The Church as Communion, Local and Universal; How in Communion the Local and Universal Church come to Discern Right Ethical Teaching; the Nature of the Church and those institutions which contribute to discernment and decision making; Case studies”

39. 12-20 May 2014 – Vuleka Centre, Botha’s Hill, South Africa

“The Church as Communion, Local and Universal; How in Communion the Local and Universal Church come to Discern Right Ethical Teaching”

40. 28 April-4 May 2015 – Palazzola, Italy

“Continued discussion of the major them,es and case studies; consideration of the five agreed texts of ARCIC II for reception; ecclesiological examination of the structures of the two churches which facilitate communion within and among the local and regional and universal dimensions of the Church; sensus fidei of all the baptized; case studies on slavery”

41. 11-19 May, 2016 – Toronto, Canada

“Consideration of draft of text; commission set to work on scriptural reflections for the ecclesiological document; drafting a text on the theme of an ethical discernment”

42. 14-20 May 2017- Erfurt, Germany

“WALKING TOGETHER ON THE WAY: LEARNING TO BE THE CHURCH – LOCAL, REGIONAL, UNIVERSAL” – AGREED STATEMENT Full-Text

CATHOLIC COMMENT Full-Text

ANGLICAN COMMENT Full-Text

CO-CHAIR:

The Most Revd Sir David Moxon

Archbishop of Canterbury’s Representative to the Holy See

The Rt. Revd. Christopher Hill

Bishop of Guildford (Acting co-chair 2013)

The Most Revd Bernard Longley

Archbishop of Birmingham, UK

CO-SECRETARIES:

The Revd Canon Alyson Barnett-Cowan, Anglican Communion Office (2011-2014)
The Revd Canon Dr John Gibaut, Anglican Communion Office (2015-present)
The Revd Monsignor Mark Langham (2011-2013)
The Revd Canon Anthony Currer, Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
(2013-present)

Members of the Commission

Anglican members

Dr Paula Gooder, Canon Theologian, Birmingham Cathedral, Church of England
The Rt Revd Dr Christopher Hill, President of the Conference of European Churches, Church of England
The Revd Canon Professor Mark McIntosh, Durham University, UK (2011-2015)
The Rt Revd Nkosinathi Ndwandwe, Suffragan Bishop of Natal, The Anglican Church of Southern Africa
The Rt Revd Linda Nicholls, Bishop of Huron, The Anglican Church of Canada
The Revd Canon Dr Michael Poon, Trinity Theological College, Singapore
The Revd Canon Dr Nicholas Sagovsky, Visiting Professor, King’s College London, Church of England
The Revd Canon Dr Peter Sedgwick, formerly Principal, St Michael’s College, Llandaff, Church in Wales
The Revd Dr. Charles Sherlock, Anglican Diocese of Bendigo, Australia

Consultant

The Revd Dr Charles Sherlock, Anglican Diocese of Bendigo, The Anglican Church of Australia
The Revd Dr William Adam, Representative of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Staff

The Revd Neil Vigers, Anglican Communion Office

Roman Catholic members

The Revd Robert Christian, OP, St Albert Priory, Oakland, California, USA
The Revd Canon Adelbert Denaux, Professor Em., Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium
The Most Revd Arthur Kennedy, Auxiliary Bishop of Boston, USA
Professor Paul D. Murray, Durham University, UK
Professor Sister Teresa Okure, SHCJ, Catholic Institute of West Africa, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Professor Janet E. Smith, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, Michigan, USA
The Revd Professor Vimal Tirimanna, CSsR, Alphonsianum University, Rome, Italy
The Very Revd Dom Henry Wansbrough, OSB, Ampleforth Abbey, UK

Consultants

The Very Revd Dr Peter Galadza, Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada
The Revd Father Norman Tanner, SJ, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, Italy

World Council of Churches Observer

The Revd Dr Odair Pedroso Mateus

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