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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 in Torre Pellice, near Turin, Italy. The papal message says the Holy Father is praying "the Lord will enable all Christ...read more
Articles from section "Ecumenism"
A high-ranking Filipino Muslim leader urged all people of faith, regardless of specific religious affiliations, to go all out in their support for Pope Francis. According to Asia News, Imam …read more
Here is the translation of the message sent by Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State, on behalf of the Holy Father to the Taizé Community on the occasion of their 27th European …read more
Pope Francis wrote Christians of the Middle East for Christmas, recognizing that their Christmas hymns will "be accompanied by tears and sighs" but also assuring them that "the birth of the …read more
This report was contributed by Esther Gaitan-Fuertes of Aid to the Church in Need. * * * The Roman Catholic archbishop of Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, described the Balkans as an ethnic …read more
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