Ecumenism

Rev. Martina Viktorie Kopecká at the Synod on young people (Credit: Vatican Media)
Luke Hansen, S.J. October 22, 2018
“I was surprised that they even listened to me,” said Rev. Martina Viktorie Kopecká. “I am quite young and a woman. I wore a white stole. They are not pushing me away.”
Brother Alois Leser, prior of the Taizé ecumenical community in France, is seen before the encounter at the World Council of Churches' ecumenical center in Geneva June 21. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Michael J. O’Loughlin October 17, 2018
“We live in a world of competition, where you have to be the best. This pressure comes even from the families, from society,” said Brother Alois Löser.
The Russian Orthodox Church decided Monday to sever ties with the leader of the worldwide Orthodox community after his decision to grant Ukrainian clerics independence from the Moscow Patriarchate.
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.