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United against economic crisis and "worldly trends", Bartholomew and Francis to be in Jerusalem next year
The two will travel to the Holy Land to mark the 50th anniversary of the embrace between Athenagoras and Paul VI. The pope has been invited to Constantinople for the feast day of Saint Andrew (30 November). For the ecumenical patriarch of Constantinople, the pope is the 'Good Samaritan of Latin America'; for the pope, the patriarch is "My brother Andrew'. Both are committed to the environment and to the struggle against poverty and materialism.
14/03/2013 TURKEY - VATICAN
Bartholomew I: Francis is a new impetus on two Churches path towards unity
The telegram of greetings and congratulations of the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople to Pope Bergoglio. As with John Paul II and Benedict XVI, Bartholomew I renews his appreciation and support for the bishop of Rome.
01/12/2006 VATICAN TURKEY
Pope: Church asks only to live in freedom
Before leaving Turkey, Benedict XVI celebrated mass in the Catholic cathedral and once again raised ties with Islam. By our special correspondent.
Kyrill in Constantinople, a turning point important also for the dialogue with Rome
The new Patriarch of Moscow and the Ecumenical Patriarch agree that the pan-Orthodox meeting in October consolidated the path towards Orthodox unity. Only a united Church can meet the challenges of today’s world.
25/05/2014 VATICAN - HOLY LAND
Common Declaration of Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I
After the meeting between Pope Paul VI and Athenagoras 50 years ago, a clear path has been laid to be pursued on the ecumenical journey of truth and charity. Both sides face the same challenges in defence of life, family, creation and peace. Both leaders turn their thoughts to the Christians of the Middle East.
30/11/2014 TURKEY -VATICAN
Pope and Ecumenical Patriarch: May the martyrdom of the Middle East nourish the journey of Christian unity
In the Common Declaration that ends the visit of Francis to Turkey, the two leaders of the Western and the Eastern Churches again emphasize the urgency for full unity, "Just as the blood of the martyrs was a seed of strength and fertility for the Church, so too the sharing of daily sufferings can become an effective instrument of unity". Call for dialogue with Islam, "Muslims and Christians are called to work together for the sake of justice, peace and respect for the dignity and rights of every person”. The full text.
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