» 01/17/2007, 00.00
Journey towards Christian unity long and difficult but we should not be discouraged, says Pope
On the eve of the Christian Unity Week, Benedict XVI stresses how strong is “the desire for unity” he has felt in his meeting with other Christiana leaders, especially Bartholomew I. Friendship between Jews and Christians is growing “for justice and peace in the world”.
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Benedict XVI's address for the general audience is dedicated to the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. In the 100 years since its institution, Christians have established friendly relations and theological dialogue, but above all they have learned to pray together for the return to full communion.
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A general audience marked by ecumenism, with the presence of Aram I, catholicos of Cilicia of the Armenians. Joint effort for full unity. Benedict XVI speaks to the faithful of the relationship between faith and works.
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Benedict XVI wanted beside him Karekin II, who is paying a visit to the Holy See. An exchange of greetings highlights hope in the journey toward full unity. This evening, the concert of the philharmonic orchestra of Beijing. The Chinese embassy relates the event to the Olympics and to an "improvement" in relations with the Vatican. A new appeal for solidarity toward Myanmar.
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