Category Archives: Photos

PHOTO – Methodist-Roman Catholic International Commission Concludes 11th Round

The Methodist-Roman Catholic International Commission – the official joint commission between the World Methodist Council and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity – concluded its 11th dialogue round on 27 March 2021. The 11th round of dialogue began in October 2017 with a Papal Audience to celebrate the dialogue’s semicentenary. The 11th dialogue round focused on […]
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PHOTO – Meeting UISG Secretariat on 26 March

In a virtual encounter on 26 March 2021, the Reverend Matthew A. Laferty, the director of the Methodist Ecumenical Office Rome and the Methodist representative to the Holy See, met Sr. Patricia Murray IBVM, the executive secretary of the Unione Internazionale delle Superiore Generali (UISG), along with UISG formation programme officer Claudia Giampietro. During their one […]
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PHOTO – MEOR Director Meets Redemptorist Superior General

The Reverend Matthew A. Laferty, the director of the Methodist Ecumenical Office and the Methodist representative to the Holy See, met the Most Reverend Fr. Michael Brehl CsSR, superior general of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, in a virtual encounter on 26 March 2021. The congregation is also known as the Redemptorists. They […]
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PHOTO – MEOR Director and Geneva Secretary Meet WCC Vice Moderator

In a virtual encounter on 24 March 2021, the Rev. Matthew A. Laferty, director of the Methodist Ecumenical Office Rome, and Bishop Rosemarie Wenner, Geneva Secretary of the World Methodist Council, met Bishop Mary Ann Swenson, vice moderator of the World Council of Churches central committee, to discuss the work of the World Council of […]
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PHOTO – Meeting with H.Em. Cardinal Peter Turkson from the Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development

The Rev. Matthew A. Laferty, MEOR director and Methodist representative to the Holy See, met H.Em. Cardinal Peter Turkson, prefect of the Vatican’s Discastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, with other dicastery officials on 24 March 2021 to discuss the work of Methodists and Catholics in the areas of peacebuilding, migration, and creation care. This […]
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PHOTO – Meeting with H.E. Derek Hannon, Irish Ambassador to the Holy See

The Rev. Matthew A. Laferty, Methodist representative to the Holy See, met H.E. Derek Hannon, Irish ambassador to the Holy See, at the Irish Embassy on 24 March 2021 to discuss a wide range of topics including Methodism in Ireland, the work of the Methodist Ecumenical Office Rome, and reconciliation in Ireland.

PHOTO – Meeting with H.Em. Luis Antonio Tagle from the Vatican’s Dicastery for the Evangelization of Peoples

The Reverend Matthew A. Laferty, director of the Methodist Ecumenical Office Rome and the Methodist representative to the Holy See, met His Eminence Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, prefect for the Congregation for the Evangelization for Peoples, on 16 March 2021. They discussed a wide array of topics related to mission and evangelism. Cardinal Tagle oversees […]
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PHOTO – Meeting with H.E. Sally Axworthy MBE, British Ambassador to the Holy See

MEOR director and Methodist representative to the Holy See Matthew A. Laferty met H.E. Sally Axworthy MBE, British ambassador to the Holy See, to discuss the work of the Methodist Ecumenical Office Rome, the role of women in Methodist churches, and issues affecting Methodists globally. He also presented Ambassador Axworthy with a book on women […]
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PHOTOS – Preaching at St. Andrew’s Church of Scotland in Rome – 7 March 2021

On Sunday, 7 March 2021, the Reverend Matthew A. Laferty, Methodist representative to the Holy See and MEOR director, preached and celebrated Holy Communion at St. Andrew’s Church of Scotland in Rome, Italy.

PHOTO – World Day of Prayer, 5 March 2021

A strong Methodist presence at a small ecumenical World Day of Prayer service on Friday, 5 March 2021 for the people of Vanuatu held at the Anglican Centre in Rome. The service was by prepared by laywomen from Vanuatu. MEOR administrator Stefanie Gabuyo played violin for the service. MEOR director and Methodist representative to the […]
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