Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Welby invites ecumenical community into Lambeth Palace

by Tim Wyatt
The Church Times
November 20, 2013

(From left) Oliver Matri, Ula Michlowicz, and Ione and Alan Morley-Fletcher of the Chemin Neuf community.

FOUR members of an international ecumenical community have been invited to move into Lambeth Palace to pray for and encourage the Archbishop of Canterbury's ministry. Archbishop Justin Welby said that the French Catholic foundation Chemin Neuf would come to live "as a community of prayer, hospitality and learning at Lambeth Palace".

An Anglican couple, Ione and Alan Morley-Fletcher, a Lutheran training for ministry, Oliver Matri, and a Catholic consecrated sister, Ula Michlowicz, will move in from January next year. Archbishop Welby said: "The church is constantly called to realise its God-given unity. I am deeply moved that in God's grace Chemin Neuf have agreed to this radical and exciting new step."

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