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Pope gives relics of St Peter to Orthodox patriarch

Pope Francis uses incense to bless a bronze reliquary containing the relics of St. Peter the Apostle during a Mass concluding the Year of Faith in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican Nov. 24, 2013. In what Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch … Continue reading

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Ecumenism is not compromise, says the Holy Father

In a November 18 address to members of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity, Pope Benedict XVI underlined the importance of ecumenical work, yet cautioned that ecumenism cannot be seen as a political effort. The Pontifical Council for Christian Unity, … Continue reading

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Why Do they attack Pope Benedict?

ROME, September 3, 2010 Andrea Tornielli,  the Vatican correspondent for “Il Giornale,”and Paolo Rodari , reporter for “Il Foglio”, have jointly written  a book called “Attacco a Ratzinger” (The Attack on Ratzinger), which is published by Piemme. Sandro Magister – the reporter for … Continue reading

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Good signs for Christians from the Republic of Turkey

(Dear Readers, after having raised some controversy regarding Islam, I am glad that I can report some positive news, before I change the topic.) Turkey, with 98% of its population Muslim, is the only Muslim country without a state religion. … Continue reading

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