"Published 1997 for the General Synod of the Church of England by Church House Publishing. Second impression 1998". -- verso of t.-p.
Includes bibliographical endnotes.
"On 30 May 1995 the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Church of England's Council for Christian Unity responded immediately and warmly to the publication of Pope John Paul II's Encyclical 'Ut Unum Sint' .... The present response has been formulated by the Faith and Order Advisory Group of the Council for Christian Unity at the request of the Archbishop of Canterbury". -- Intro., p. 1.
Contents: Foreword by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York dated June 1997 / George Cantuar i.e. George Carey, Archbishop of Canterbury [and] David Ebor i.e. David Hope, Archbishop of York -- Introduction -- A welcome for the Encyclical -- The faith and its formulation -- The teaching office of the Church -- Decision making when churches are separated -- Full, visible unity -- Areas requiring special study -- The Magisterium -- The place of Mary -- Implications of our common baptism -- Apostolicty and succession -- The role of the Bishop of Rome -- 'Real but imperfect communion' -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Initial Response of the Church of England to 'Ut Unum Sint': Issued on behalf of Lambeth Palace and the Council for Christian Unity dated 30 May 1995.