The Christian Unity Commission for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark has been in existence for over forty years. Our main task is to encourage Catholics within the Archdiocese to work and pray for Christian unity.


Deacon Michael Baldry

9/10/1947 - 22/3/2022

Amongst the many tributes that have been made to Deacon Michael, the members of our diocesan Christian Unity Commission wanted to give our own appreciation of his outstanding work over many years, for the Commission and for the work of Christian Unity generally.

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CUC Event on ‘The Bishop and Christian Unity: An Ecumenical Vademecum’

The Commission held an online event on 19 October 2021 about the recent important publication by the Pontifical Council for promoting Christian Unity, The Bishop and Christian Unity: An Ecumenical Vademecum (you can view the publication here: 2020 12 04 Vademecum online).

Fr Jan Nowotnik, Director of Mission and National Ecumenical Officer at the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, introduced the document.  The event was recorded and can be watched below.


CUC Discussion on The Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham

Ten years on from the establishment of the Ordinariate, how should this project for the quest for Christian unity now be seen? The CUC held an online event on 14 April 2021 where there was a discussion on this and other aspects of the Ordinariate between Bishop Paul Hendricks, Assistant Bishop in the Archdiocese of Southwark, and Fr Christopher Pearson OLW.

The event was recorded and can be watched below.


Contact the CUC

Emailchristianunitycommission@rcaos.org.uk