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Mar Gewargis III Chosen to Head Assyrian Church of the East
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 Catholicos Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East on September 18th. The Pope sent the message the day before his dep...read more
Articles from section "Ecumenism"
A bishop formerly associated with the traditionalist Society of St. Pius X has incurred excommunication again by conferring an episcopal ordination not approved by Rome. Bishop Richard …read more
Pope Francis made a telephone call to the Patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Tawadros II to express condolences for the murder of Coptic Christians by militants of the Islamic …read more
The Pope led the Vespers prayer to mark the end of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. To view the video click here URL: …read more
Here is the Vatican-provided translation of the Holy Father's homily at the celebration of Vespers on the conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The prayer service took place …read more
Earlier today, Pope Francis received an ecumenical delegation from Finland at the Vatican. The group was in Rome on their annual pilgrimage to celebrate the feast of St. Henry, the patron …read more