Last article of section "Interreligious Dialogue"
'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 "Interreligious Dialogue"
"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
The Holy Father left the Archbishopric this morning and went by car to the Waldensian Temple of Turin. Pope Francis was received at the entrance of the Temple by the Moderator of the …read more
Visits Waldensian Temple in Turin on Final Day of Papal Visit
Pope Francis asked forgiveness for Catholics' persecution of the Waldensians, an evangelical movement that began in the 12th century. It was founded by Peter Waldo, a wealthy merchant in …read more
In Videomessage, Francis Says 'Ecumenism of Blood' Is Uniting Christ’s Followers
“Division is a wound in the body of the Church of Christ,” Pope Francis says. “And we do not want this wound to remain open.” Pope Francis made this statement in a videomessage he sent on the …read more
"Division is a wound in the body of the Church of Christ. And we do not want this wound to remain open."
Below is the Vatican-provided text of Pope Francis'videomessage for the Day of Christian Unity in Phoenix, Arizona in the United States on May 23: *** Brothers and sisters, may the peace of …read more