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Pope encourages Methodists and Waldensians to walk path to full Christian unity

Pope Francis has urged Methodist and Waldensian Churches to continue to walk together with the Catholic Church on the path towards full Christian unity pointing out that in a world lacerated by violence and fear it is all the more important to live and to convey the Christian message of welcome and fraternity.  

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Apostolic Nuncio: 'Card Parolin to build bridges and dialogue in Russia'

Cardinal Pietro Parolin travels to Russia for a state visit on 21-24 August out of a desire to "build bridges and increase mutual understanding and dialogue" and to "multiply opportunities of encounter" with the Russian Orthodox Church.

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Rabbi Arthur Schneier on urgency of interfaith cooperation

For over half a century, the New York based Appeal of Conscience Foundation has been working to promote peace, reconciliation and interreligious cooperation.

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Cardinal Tagle urges Muslim-Christian unity amid Marawi conflict

Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle urged his countrymen on Tuesday to be the signs of love, hope and light amid ongoing clashes between government forces and armed Islamist terrorists in the south of the country.  The prelate who is Archbishop of Manila said attempts by Islamic State-inspired terrorists to make the conflict look like a war between religions, "will not succeed" because Muslims and Christians in Mindanao are helping each other.  Cardinal Tagle was speaking on July 4 during a media briefing in preparation for the annual Philippine Conference on New Evangelization later this month.

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Catholic and Reformed Churches mark ecumenical "milestone"

Another “milestone” in ecumenical relations takes place in the German town of Wittenberg on Wednesday, as the World Communion of Reformed Churches signs up to the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification.

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