Last article of section "Ecumenism"
"Disagreements on various subjects – in particular anthropological, ethical and social issues, as well as issues related to the understanding of the nature and conditions of the unity we seek – demand further sustained efforts. Our dialogue must continue!"
Here is the text of the Pope's Message to Rev. Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches, on the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Joint Working Group between the Catholic Church and the World Council of Churches (WCC) * * * To the Reverend Dr Olav Fykse Tveit Gene...read more
Articles from section "Ecumenism"
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
The young Christian men of the musical group Tenore are singing for God and believe Pope Francis is offering the world hope. Jason Catron, MarkDavidWilliams and Carlos Santiago, in an …read more
On 21 November 1964, after a long and laborious process, the Council Fathers approved the decree on ecumenism, “Unitatis Redintegratio” by 2,137 votes to 11. The document, which undoubtedly …read more
This month marks the 50th anniversary of the Vatican II Decree on Ecumenism (Unitatis Redintegratio). To mark the occasion the Canadian bishops have published a detailed statement on the …read more