Card. Kasper on Anglican, Catholic parishes 'twinning' for papal visit

Posted February 20, 2017 12:47 pm by Editor

Card. Kasper on Anglican, Catholic parishes 'twinning' for papal visit

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis’ historic visit to the Anglican church of All Saints in central Rome on Sunday will be marked by the ‘twinning’ of the Church of England community with the Catholic parish of Ognissanti on the south side of the city.

The Pope’s visit comes as part of celebrations for the 200th anniversary of the first Church of England Eucharist, which took place in the so-called ‘English ghetto’ near the Spanish steps on October 27th 1816. He will be the first pope to visit an Anglican Church in his own Diocese of Rome.

Members of All Saints and Ognissanti have

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