Tag: Ecumenism

Respect, don’t just tolerate other religions, Vatican officials say

Respect, don’t just tolerate other religions, Vatican officials say

| October 17, 2017 | 1 Comment

Peace and harmony will not result from members of different religions simply tolerating each other; respect and appreciation of customs and cultural diversity is required, top Vatican officials said in a message to the world’s Hindus.

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Catholic leaders: Papal trip was blessing for Christian, Muslim Egyptians

Catholic leaders: Papal trip was blessing for Christian, Muslim Egyptians

| Dale Gavlak | May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis’ historic, 72-hour visit to Cairo has left a profound mark on Egyptians, Catholic leaders said, as they anticipate increased ties with fellow Orthodox Christians and Muslims.

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Archbishop Hebda encourages homework in uniting Catholics and Lutherans

Archbishop Hebda encourages homework in uniting Catholics and Lutherans

| January 25, 2017 | 13 Comments

Speaking at an ecumenical prayer service Jan. 22, Archbishop Bernard Hebda exhorted the congregation of Catholics and Lutherans to keep working for unity in light of last October’s joint statement in Lund, Sweden.

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Patriarch urges leaders to attend pan-Orthodox meeting

Patriarch urges leaders to attend pan-Orthodox meeting

| Cindy Wooden | June 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The patriarchs and primates of the 14 autocephalous or self-governing Orthodox churches met in Switzerland in January and voted unanimously to convene the council, which would be the first pan-Orthodox council in more than 1,000 years.

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Families urged to emphasize positives, be missionary disciples

Families urged to emphasize positives, be missionary disciples

| Laura Ieraci | September 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two well-known Christian preachers agreed: Joy in family life is among the most powerful tools to take Jesus to others.

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