Receptive Ecumenism conference opens at Jesuit-run Fairfield University

 — June 6, 20146 juin 2014
By Philippa Hitchen, Vatican Radio

An international conference on Receptive Ecumenism is taking place this week at the Jesuit-run Fairfield University in Connecticut in the United States. Running from June 9th to 12th the meeting brings together experts in ecumenical theories and practise from across the different Christian denominations, including past and present officials from the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.

Philippa Hitchen is following the conference and before her departure, she spoke with one of the participants, Archbishop David Moxon who is the director of the Anglican Centre in Rome and the Archbishop of Canterbury’s representative to the Holy See. He explains what the term Receptive Ecumenism really means and how he was able to put it into practise with his Catholic counterpart in his native New Zealand…


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