Pope St John XXIII and the Anglican Archbishop

2017-09-26T20:28:41-04:00September 26th, 2017|Categories: Catholic History and Culture|Tags: , |

On December 2, 1960 the Swiss guards looked up to see an Anglican Archbishop clad in purple cassock and Canterbury cap striding up the steps to the Apostolic Palace. It was the first time an Archbishop of Canterbury had visited the Vatican for six hundred years. A former school headmaster, Geoffrey Fisher had been the Archbishop [...]