Catholic and Anglican Bishops pray and walk together between Liverpool’s two great Cathedrals

Catholic and Anglican Bishops have met in Liverpool for a two-day joint meeting that began on 1 February with a Service of Midday Prayer in the city’s Catholic Cathedral, the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King.

The bishops then took part in a ‘Fraternal Pilgrimage Walk’ down Hope Street – the famous road that links the Metropolitan Cathedral and Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral pausing at the Sheppard-Worlock memorial.

The memorial comprises of two face-to-face sculptures of two of the city’s much loved bishops.

Archbishop Derek Worlock and his Anglican counterpart Bishop David Sheppard forged a long-lasting, genuine friendship based on working together to serve the Common Good.

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The image shows Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster and The Most Revd Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury standing between the two sculptures that make up the Sheppard-Worlock memorial. Hope Street, Liverpool. Tuesday, 1 February 2022.

 

Courtesy www.cbcew.org.uk

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  • February 28, 2022 at 9:16 am
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    Walking shoulder to shoulder is an exercise in community-making, world-building, society reshaping, and bridge-building.

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