Ecumenism

Pope Francis arrives in procession to celebrate Mass at the Palexpo convention center in Geneva June 21. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Gerard O’Connell June 21, 2018
“Walking, praying and working together: This is the great path that we are called to follow.”
Pope Francis attends an ecumenical event at the Malmo Arena in Malmo, Sweden, Oct. 31. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Gerard O’Connell June 20, 2018
The W.C.C. general secretary described Francis’ visit as “a strong signal of recognition by the Catholic world.”
Bishop Robert P. Deeley of Portland, Maine, pictured in a 2012 photo (CNS photo/G regory L. Tracy, The Pilot). 
“Our continuing participation could result in me advocating for two different, and even contradictory, positions,” Bishop Deeley wrote.
German bishops debate communion question
Pope Francis asked the bishops of Germany to continue working together to find broader consensus on guidelines for allowing a Protestant married to a Catholic to receive the Eucharist.
In at least three Latin American countries, Catholics have become religious minorities. 
Jon M. Sweeney March 05, 2018
People have been asking this question for decades.