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Gesture Aims to Reaffirm Friendship Between Jews and Christians
The Church of the Multiplication inTaghba, damaged by a fundamentalist Zionist group last June 18, will be repaired with the contribution of Jewish rabbis. The church, built on the site of the miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes and managed today by Benedictine monks, was set on fire with the...read more
Articles from section "Ecumenism"
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
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