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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"
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
Here is a translation of the Pope’s address today to members of the Catholic Fraternity of Charismatic Covenant Communities and Fellowships, on the occasion of their 16thInternational …read more
Benedict XVI is welcoming the progress of the ordinariates he established in 2009 for Anglicans seeking full communion with the Catholic Church. According to a report in the UK Catholic …read more
Pope Francis is telling those committed to Christian unity that they should pray and work together now, and not wait for theologians to reach agreement. Vatican Radio reported that the Pope …read more