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"For being a Christian is not about adhering to a doctrine, or a temple or an ethnic group. Being Christian is about an encounter." Read the full text of Pope Francis' address in Rabat Cathedral. ...read more
Join Deacon Pedro as he considers the one baptism that binds all Christians and looks forward to the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which begins on Friday. ...read more
Read this address from Pope Francis, in which he uses the metaphor of an organ to encourage Christians to maintain the "music of the Gospel" in their lives. ...read more
Read the full text of Pope Francis' homily on "walking in the Spirit" for the ecumenical prayer service at the World Council of Churches in Geneva. ...read more
This week on Vatican Connections, the Church marks the Week of prayer for Christian Unity. In Rome, the Holy Father kicks it off with an ecumenical delegation from Finland and Cardinal Kurt Koch, President of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity, shares with Vatican Radio what ecumenism looked like last year. The ...read more
The quest for the unity of all Christians depends above all on God’s grace. Peace, reconciliation, mutual understanding and forgiveness, communion in faith and love–are all gifts from the Father in the Son through the Holy Spirit. There is also the question of overcoming the theological controversies that divided the Churches in the first place. ...read more