Last article of section "Ecumenism"
Scholar Praises Spirit of 'Nostra Aetate,' Pope Francis; Says Religion Should Bring Out Best in People
With Nostra Aetate, the Roman Catholic Church has set an example and other religionsshould likewiseopen their doors. This was the sentiment of Hindu Swami Chidananda Saraswati,as he praised the spiritof Nostra Aetate, and the leadership, warmth and humility of Pope Francis.Nostra Aetate was promulgated...read more
Articles from section "Ecumenism"
As 'Nostra Aetate' Marks 50 Years, Argentine Jew Claudio Epelman Tells ZENIT How Pope Francis' Interreligious Gestures Are Making History
Almost all Jews in Buenos Aires felt like they were the best Jewish friend of the archbishopCardinal Jorge Bergoglio,now-Pope Francis, according to Claudio Epelman, a friend of the Pope who …read more
In a message to newly elected Patriarch Mar Gewargis III, Pope Francis expressed his solidarity with Christians in the Middle East suffering persecution. Mar Gewargis III was elected as the …read more
Says He Is Praying All Christians Will Walk Toward Full Communion
Through his secretary of state, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Pope Francis has sent a message to participants in the Synod of the Waldensian-Methodist Church. The synod is meeting through Aug. 28 …read more
In a message sent to the Taizé community, Pope Francis remembered their founder, Brother Roger, as "a tireless witness of the gospel of peace and reconciliation." The Holy Father's message …read more
Rabbi Alon Goshen-Gottstein Speaks on Crowdfunding Campaign to Rebuild the Church of the Multiplication in Tabgha
"The false gods will be eliminated." This verse is taken from the Aleinu, the Jewish closing prayer of the morning, afternoon and evening services. It is a beautiful hymn of praise, one that …read more