Ecumenical

Thumbnail donald trump inauguration As Trump takes office, he and Francis share a Russia problem

As President Donald Trump took office Jan. 20, he entered that vaguely defined set of “major world leaders.” Though we could debate who else...

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Vatican City, Oct 27, 2016 / 12:11 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Ahead of Pope Francis’ coming trip to Sweden to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the...

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Thumbnail 20161002t1328 131 cns pope azerbaijan muslims Civil society must guarantee religious freedom, Pope says in Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct 2, 2016 / 08:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his final speech in Azerbaijan, Pope Francis spoke at length praising the good...

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Thumbnail pope francis credit daniel ibanez archbishop justin welby credit lambeth palace picture partnership cna Coming soon: a meeting between Pope Francis and the Archbishop of Canterbury

Vatican City, Aug 25, 2016 / 12:24 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis and Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury, the Primate of the Anglican...

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Thumbnail 20161005t1549 0620 cns pope anglican prayer Despite hiccups, Pope Francis and Welby committed to unity

Vatican City, Oct 6, 2016 / 04:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis and Anglican Primate Archbishop Welby have signed a joint-declaration...

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Thumbnail pope francis and patriarch bartholomew i in greece april 16 2016 credit losservatore romano cna Francis appeals to the martyrs in ecumenical message to Patriarch

Vatican City, Nov 30, 2016 / 04:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Bishop of Rome sent a message to the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople on...

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Thumbnail pope francis and patriarch bartholomew i in greece april 16 2016 credit losservatore romano cna Francis, Benedict praise Bartholomew I as a brother in faith

Vatican City, Oct 17, 2016 / 10:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In their forewords to a new book about the head of the Eastern Orthodox Church Patriarch...

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Thumbnail fuller theological seminary pasadena Fuller Theological Seminary to host 2016 Ecumenical Prayer Service Jan. 24

The Southern California Christian Forum (formerly the Southern California Ecumenical Council) is presenting the 2016 Ecumenical Prayer Service for...

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Thumbnail pope francis with pope tawadros ii of alexandria in cairo egypt on april 28 2017 credit losservatore romano 2 cna Full text of joint statement by Pope Francis and Tawadros II

Cairo, Egypt, Apr 28, 2017 / 12:56 pm (Church Pop).- During his two-day trip to Egypt, Pope Francis  met with Coptic Orthodox Patriarch Tawadros...

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Thumbnail the celebration of evening prayer at the chaldean catholic church in tbilisi georgia during pope francis visit to the country of georgia from september 30 through october 2 2016 credit losservatore romano cna Georgian Catholics started from zero. What's next after the papal visit.

Tbilisi, Georgia, Oct 3, 2016 / 04:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The tiny community of the Catholic Church in Georgia was barely surviving just decades...

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Thumbnail pope francis blesses an icon of saint savior at the anglican parish of all saints in rome feb 26 2017 credit ctv screenshot cna Humility is the first step to unity, Pope tells Catholics, Anglicans

Vatican City, Feb 26, 2017 / 11:31 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During his Sunday visit to Rome’s Anglican parish of All Saints, Pope Francis voiced...

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Thumbnail pope francis arrives in assisi italy for the world day of prayer for peace at the sacred convent sept 20 2016 credit losservatore romano 6 cna In Assisi, Pope Francis slams 'paganism of indifference'

Assisi, Italy, Sep 20, 2016 / 10:38 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In efforts for peace, indifference is the greatest sickness of our time, Pope Francis said...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square before the wed general audience on april 16 2014 credit daniel ibanez cna In new interview, Pope reflects on close of Jubilee

Vatican City, Nov 18, 2016 / 06:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a lengthy new interview, Pope Francis opened up about his thoughts on the Jubilee of...

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Thumbnail pope francis at the general audience in st peters square sept 7 2016 credit daniel ibanez 2 cna Is unity the most important thing to Pope Francis?

Vatican City, Jan 9, 2017 / 04:04 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis has decided to begin 2017 in much the same way as he did last year: praying for Christian...

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Thumbnail 20161031t1211 6305 cns pope sweden reformation Liturgy: Illumine our hearts and heal our memories – Catholic-Lutheran shared prayer

On Oct. 31, 1517, the German Augustinian monk Martin Luther nailed his “95 Theses” to the door of the Wittenberg Castle Church. Luther’s theses...

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Thumbnail pope francis meets with german president frank walter steinmeier oct 9 2017 credit losservatore romano cna Migration, Reformation center of Pope's meeting with German president

On Monday Pope Francis met German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier at the Vatican for a conversation focused largely on migration and ecumenical...

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Thumbnail pope francis credit daniel ibanez pope tawadros ii of alexandria credit dragan tatic osterreichische auenministerium wikipedia cc 20 cna Our martyrs' blood unites us, Francis tells Coptic Orthodox patriarch

Cairo, Egypt, Apr 28, 2017 / 11:39 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis closed his first day in Egypt with a visit to Coptic Orthodox Patriarch...

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Thumbnail pope francis celebrates mass at st mary major on october 12 2017 credit daniel ibanez cna Pope Francis: Be courageous in prayer – God will answer

On Thursday Pope Francis told members of the Pontifical Oriental Institute and various Eastern Churches that they have a mission for peace and...

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