Communio

…bearing with one another in love, making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Tag: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Ecumenism is really a thirst for God

The document Unitatis Redintegratio (21 Nov. 1964) of the Second Vatican Council stresses spiritual ecumenism. Sometimes we overlook this aspect. But we can’t but focus on what is the soul of the ecumenical movement; theologians and church leaders have a lot of work to do on this point; I recall that  the saints have kept their eyes […]

History of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Tomorrow, January 25, the Solemnity of the Conversion of Saint Paul, ends the annual observance of our praying for unity among Christians. I hope you’ve had this intention in prayer this week! This afternoon I want to reflect a little bit on the need for unity among Christians by looking at history. A good Christian […]

Christianity is not a community closed-in on itself, Pope tells us about Unity among Christians

The Pope’s homily for Vespers at the Basilica of Saint Paul’s Outside the Walls for the feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul and the closing of Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. A video clip of the event. Following the example of Jesus, who on the eve of his Passion prayed to the Father […]