The Rev. Matthew A. Laferty, director of the Methodist Ecumenical Office Rome, hosted several Methodist leaders for an evening of fellowship on 8 February 2022. The Methodist leaders were visiting Rome for the Global Christian Forum expanded leadership meeting.
Pictured left to right: the Gobal Christian Forum secretary Rev. Casely B. Essamuah (Methodist Church Ghana), Dr. Angela Wakhweya Essamuah, World Methodist Council Geneva Secretary Bishop Rosemarie Wenner (The United Methodist Church in Germany), Rev. Laferty, Rev. Mirella Mannochio (Methodist Churches in Italy), Roman Catholic theologian Prof. Dr. Myriam Wiljens, Vatican offical for Methodist relations Fr. Anthony Currer, and World Methodist Council youth and young adult president Rev. Samuel Murillo (Methodist Church in Mexico).