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When it comes to Christian unity, these Franciscans were ahead of their time—and their mission continues
January 20, 2022
Fifty miles north of New York City, the Friars and Sisters of the Atonement—the founders of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity—continue their tradition of unifying Christians and mending souls.
Pope Francis declares St. Irenaeus a doctor of the church
Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service
January 20, 2022
In a decree released by the Vatican Jan. 21, the pope ordered that the second-century theologian be given the title of “doctor of unity.”
Pope Francis: A second meeting with the Russian Orthodox patriarch is ‘on the not-distant horizon’
December 06, 2021
Pope Francis revealed that a second meeting between him and the Russian Orthodox Patriarch of Moscow is under consideration. “It’s on the not-distant horizon,” he said.
Pope Francis: Don’t let ‘small-t traditions’ divide Catholic and Orthodox Christians
December 03, 2021
“Let us not become paralyzed by fear of openness or bold gestures or give in to talk of ‘irreconcilable differences’ that, in fact, have nothing to do with the Gospel!”
The Orthodox Church’s top patriarch will visit the United States this week.
Peter Smith - Associated Press
October 22, 2021
Patriarch Bartholomew is set to meet with President Biden and other top U.S. officials in the coming days, though exact times have not been announced.
Pope Francis and 40 faith leaders call for urgent action to combat climate change: ‘Future generations will never forgive us’
October 04, 2021
In an unprecedented response to the “grave threat” facing all peoples worldwide from climate change, Pope Francis and some 40 faith leaders have joined in an appeal for urgent action.
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