VATICAN - TURKEY - Pope: The poor, victims of conflicts and young people, impel us to full unity with the Orthodox [AN]

Francis participates in the Divine Liturgy for the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle at the Phanar. In his speech at the end of the liturgy, the Pope points out: " The Catholic Church desires, and that I seek as Bishop of Rome, “the Church which presides in charity”, is communion with the Orthodox Churches." This is not submission “but to accept the gifts of God.” The “three voices” that cry out for Christian unity: “This encourages us to continue on this journey”.


That was a warm, beautiful and heartfelt speech Pope Francis gave.
For the Orthodox and Catholic churches to be in full communion again would be wonderful.

It would.


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