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Pope urges Myanmar’s religions to build peace and unity amidst differences ‎

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis met with 17 leaders of Myanmar’s religious communities Tuesday morning, exhorting them that peace consists in unity in diversity, not in uniformity.  The Pope met leaders of Buddhist, Muslim, Hindu, Jewish, Catholic and other Christian communities at ...

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Unity is more than ‘bland uniformity,’ Pope tells Orthodox

Vatican City, Jun 27, 2017 / 04:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis met with a delegation from the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, saying their journey toward full communion is one that ought to respect their unique traditions – rather than ...

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Let’s continue to grow in unity, Francis urges Coptic Orthodox patriarch

Vatican City, May 10, 2017 / 11:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Following his trip to Egypt last month, Pope Francis sent a message Wednesday to the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Tawadros II, expressing his hope that their Churches will ...

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Pope: Christian unity can’t happen if we linger on problems of the past

Rome, Italy, Jan 25, 2017 / 10:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During an ecumenical Vespers service on Wednesday, Pope Francis told both Catholics and members of other Christian communities that unity can only happen when past grievances are forgiven and all ...

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Is unity the most important thing to Pope Francis?

Vatican City, Jan 9, 2017 / 04:04 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis has decided to begin 2017 in much the same way as he did last year: praying for Christian unity. And it's this drive for unity – not only among ...

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Pope at Malmö ecumenical event: Christian unity a priority

(Vatican Radio) Saying Christian unity is a priority, Pope Francis spoke on Monday about the fruits of the ongoing dialogue between the Lutheran World Federation and the Catholic Church and said this mutual dialogue has “confirmed our desire to advance ...

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Pope Francis appeals for unity in the fight against poverty

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Sunday called on all men and women of good will to unite in the fight against poverty by implementing serious political legislation in support of families and employment. Speaking during the Angelus in St. Peter’s ...

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Pope Francis to Lutheran pilgrims: seek unity through charity

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis received some 1 thousand pilgrims in the Vatican on Thursday – most of them German Lutherans – here in Rome as part of ecumenical preparations for the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Lutheran reformation. ...

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Pope Francis to Ethiopian Patriarch: Martyrs seed of Christian unity

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis urged world leaders to “promote peaceful coexistence” in the face of “a devastating outbreak of violence against Christians” on Monday, when he received the Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, Pope Matthias I, in the ...

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Pope Francis: homily for Christian Unity Vespers

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis delivered the homily at the closing Vespers of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in the Basilica of St. Paul “Outside the Walls” in Rome on Monday evening. Below, please find Vatican Radio’s full English ...

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