27 May, 2008
A three-member Anglican Communion delegation held informal talks at the Phanar with the corresponding Ecumenical Patriarchate Committee on current issues of concern to the two Churches.
The Synod's head secretariat announced that the Anglican delegation was composed of bishop Mark Dyer, co-chairman, on the Anglican part, the International Joint Committee on Theologian Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Anglican Communion, Canon Gregory Cameron, undersecretary of the Anglican Communion's Ecumenical Affairs Bureau and Canon Jonathan Goodall, secretary to the archbishop of Canterbury on Ecumenical Issues.
The Metropolitan of Dioklia Kallistos was the Orthodox co-chairman at the talks. The Anglican representatives were received by Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomeos.
According to a relevant announcement, "each side briefed the other on recent developments within it and on the course of its Theologian Dialogue with the Roman Catholic Church, as well as on its participation in the programmes of the World Council of Churches."
Source: Athens News Agency