Last article of section "Ecumenism"
'In order to progress on our journey towards the full communion for which we long, we need continually to draw inspiration from the gesture of reconciliation and peace by our venerable predecessors Paul VI and Athenagoras I.'
Below is the Vatican-provided text of the message Pope Francis sentto Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, His HolinessBartholomew I, for the Feast of St. Andrew: *** To His Holiness Bartholomaios Archbishop of Constantinople Ecumenical Patriarch Your Holiness, Beloved Brother in Christ, A year...read more
Articles from section "Ecumenism"
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
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