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Scholar Praises Spirit of 'Nostra Aetate,' Pope Francis; Says Religion Should Bring Out Best in People
With Nostra Aetate, the Roman Catholic Church has set an example and other religionsshould likewiseopen their doors. This was the sentiment of Hindu Swami Chidananda Saraswati,as he praised the spiritof Nostra Aetate, and the leadership, warmth and humility of Pope Francis.Nostra Aetate was promulgated...read more
Articles from section "Interreligious Dialogue"
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
Thousands Take Part in March on Anniversary of Sovereignty Transfer
Catholics and Protestants in Hong Kong joined in a prayer rally prior to a march calling for political reform. The Hong Kong Legislative Council rejected a Beijing electoral reform package …read more
"The celebration of the Thronal feast of our Churches is a reminder, Your Holiness, of the very significant fact that, despite the regrettable interruption of full communion among us, both of our Churches remain united in honoring the memory of our common Saints, who comprise the stable foundation on which we are called to build full union inasmuch as the Church of Christ is essentially a communion of Saints."
Here is the Vatican-provided text of the message sent by His Holiness Bartholomew I, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, to Pope Francis on the occasion of the Feast of Sts. Peter and …read more
"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 …read more