A Letter to the Churches, church leaders, and faithful.

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As we celebrate the joyous occasion of Easter, let us take a moment to reflect on the world situation that we find ourselves in. It is no secret that we are faced with many challenges, including war, economic poverty, security concerns, and the protection of the environment. These issues […]

At Kelkheim, Heidelberg, Berlin, and Bonn in Germany

Kelkheim is a town in the Main-Taunus district in Hesse, Germany. In June 2019, I spent two weeks in the residence of The Revd Franz Segbers and wife Victoria. Franz toured me to meet friends in the churches, Foreign Ministry, members of the German parliament in Berlin, institutions and organizations for human rights and justice […]

The Revd Bernd Wallet Is Elected New Archbishop of Utrecht

The Old Catholic Church of Utrecht, The Netherlands has elected on the 15th of February 2020 The Revd Bernd Wallet as the 17th Archbishop since its formal founding in 1723. He is elected after Archbishop Joris Vercammen retired on the 11th of January. Archbishop Wallet is also the 84e successor of St. Willibrord the first […]

Discussion on Human Rights & Attacks Against IFI.

January 19, 2020, Old Catholic Church Parish, Salzburg, Austria. A discussion on Human Rights Situation in the Philippines and the attacks against churches, church workers particularly in the Iglesia Filipina Independiente was held after the Sunday Eucharist. The discussion was very fruitful with some expressions of support, concerns, continuing prayers and by realizing how to […]

Message of the Obispo Maximo on the Occasion of the Retirement of Archbishop Joris Vercammen, January 11, 2020

I join with the voices of the leaders from the world-wide Church and from the Old Catholic Churches in Union with the Archbishop of Utrecht in praising and giving thanks to God almighty for the ministry and leadership of Archbishop Joris Vercammen as he retires from his prestigious office starting today. And on behalf of […]