Catholic and Anglican church leaders pray together


 The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams and Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, prayed together for victims of the tsunami during a service at Westminster Cathedral on Friday. The two archbishops knelt together in the Chapel of Holy Souls. They prayed for "our brothers and sisters who have died, or who have lost loved ones and livelihoods." As they prayed for the Asian tsunami dead and injured, and their families, the two archbishops said: "We know that every life is sacred to you, and that each person is held in your hands." The event was the first official visit to the cathedral by Dr Williams, who gave the homily during the evening service. Earlier, on the event which marked the eve of Christian Unity Week, the archbishops opened an exhibition on Anglicanism at the cathedral. Cardinal Murphy-O'Connor described the event as "another stage of our growing friendship."

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