Pope Francis, Ecumenical Patriarch sign joint declaration, lament persecution of Christians [CWN]

In an urgent appeal for Christian unity, Pope Francis told an Orthodox congregation in Constantinople that the Catholic Church "does not intend to impose any conditions except that of the …



I applaud this gesture between these Churches in spite of the strained relationships. You don’t have to worry about solving every waking void between the two before you can recognize the value of the other. Hopefully, virtues like humility can serve as a foundation for later days in which reconcilement is found.

Pray for reunion.


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