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Mar Gewargis III Chosen to Head Assyrian Church of the East
In a message to newly elected Patriarch Mar Gewargis III, Pope Francis expressed his solidarity with Christians in the Middle East suffering persecution. Mar Gewargis III was elected as the Catholicos Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East on September 18th. The Pope sent the message the day before his dep...read more
Articles from section "Interreligious Dialogue"
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 …read more
In a message sent to the Taizé community, Pope Francis remembered their founder, Brother Roger, as "a tireless witness of the gospel of peace and reconciliation." The Holy Father's message …read more
Rabbi Alon Goshen-Gottstein Speaks on Crowdfunding Campaign to Rebuild the Church of the Multiplication in Tabgha
"The false gods will be eliminated." This verse is taken from the Aleinu, the Jewish closing prayer of the morning, afternoon and evening services. It is a beautiful hymn of praise, one that …read more
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 …read more
Meets with 30,000 Members of the Charismatic Renewal Movement in St. Peter’s Square
Pope Francis met today with 30,000 members of the Renewal in the Spirit Movement in St. Peter’s Square this evening. The meeting with the Holy Father kicks off the 38th National Convocation …read more