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Pope Francis will celebrate a Mass in the Armenian Catholic rite this Sunday, marking the 100th anniversary of the massacre of hundreds of thousands of Armenians in what is considered by many the first genocide of the 20th century. The Pope today addressed a delegation of 20 bishops of the Synod of the Armenian C...read more
Articles from section "Ecumenism"
Pope Francis says that despite open questions in ecumenical dialogue, Christians should not resign themselves to a lack of unity and should instead "concentrate on the next step possible." …read more
This morning, Pope Francis received in audience a Delegation of the German Lutheran Evangelical Church. Here is a translation of the Pope’s address to those present. * * * Sisters and …read more
Here below is the Vatican-provided text of the joint declaration signed by Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew this morning in Istanbul: *** COMMON DECLARATION We, Pope Francis …read more
The relationship between the Bishop of Rome, Successor to St. Peter, and the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, successor to St. Andrew, has been a fraternal relationship for the past 50 …read more
Here is the Vatican-provided translation of the address given by His Holiness Bartholomew I, the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, at the Ecumenical Prayer in the Patriarchal Cathedral …read more