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The Archbishop of Canterbury’s sermon at the Porvoo Communion Consultation in Tallinn, oct. 2018

        THE LAMBETH AGREEMENT It is a joy to be with you today and to share in our celebrations of the eightieth anniversary of the Lambeth Agreement between the Church of England and the Evangelical Lutheran Churches

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Communiqué from Porvoo Communion Consultation and PCG Meeting in Tallinn, oct. 2018

  Porvoo Communion Consultation and Meeting of the Porvoo Contact Group Minorities and Majorities: A Challenge for Church and Society Tallinn, Estonia 11-14 October 2018   Communiqué   Representatives of the Churches of the Porvoo Communion gathered in Tallinn, Estonia

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Sharing a Common Life

The Primates and Presiding Bishops of the Porvoo Communion of Churches met in Llandaff, Wales, on October 3. -4., to review common work undertaken since the last meeting, to discuss areas of common concern and to share information about important

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Consultation on Churches Responding to Conflict

On the recommendation of the Church Leaders Consultation in March 2010, the Porvoo Contact Group held a consultation on the theme Churches Responding to Conflict from 20th -23rd February 2011 in Tallinn, Estonia. The organisers are grateful to the host

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Being faithful to tradition, open to new learning

The Rt Revd Martin Wharton, bishop of Newcastle and co-chair of the Porvoo Contact group reflected on the example of St Cyril, a fourth century bishop of Jerusalem, in his sermon at the beginning of the Church Leadership Consultation in

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Diaspora, Communion and Climate Change

Climate change, diaspora congregations and the understanding of communion amidst the current economic crisis were among the topics discussed as the primates and presiding bishops in the Porvoo Communion met in Porvoo, Finland on Oct. 12 – 13 2009. The

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Consultation on Diaconal Ministry

The Porvoo churches commit themselves to work towards a common understanding of Diaconia. The second consultation was held in 2009. The second Porvoo consultation on diaconal issues was held in Oslo, Norway in April 2009. The aim of the consultation

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