Category: Ecumenical Movement

Christian persecution urgently calls churches to seek unity, pope says

Carol Glatz | CRUX | Source URL ROME – Seeking Christian unity is more urgent than ever because of the ongoing persecution of Christians, Pope Francis told an Orthodox leader. Meeting with Metropolitan Rastislav, primate of the Orthodox Church in the Czech and Slovak Republics, the pope said the “suffering […]

Representatives of different religions unite at a meeting for the hearing-impaired in Moscow

Adventist News Network More than 30 people came to fellowship, play games and ask questions about the Bible. A club for the hearing-impaired, called “Interesting Encounters”, from the community of Khimki, was created to help people get acquainted with Biblical truths. For them, it is necessary, not only to communicate information […]

Walla Walla Invites Jesuit Priest to Speak At CommUnity

Fulcrum7 Walla Walla University has a weekly worship program for students on Tuesdays, called CommUnity. What is the purpose of CommUnity? “The purpose of the CommUnity program is to facilitate weekly opportunities for the entire campus to gather together for worship, academic reflection and discussion, celebrations of school spirit, social […]

Religious freedom must be protected, says Catholic-Muslim dialogue

Cindy Wooden CRUX The Vatican-affiliated Catholic-Muslim Forum issued a statement asserting “the equal dignity and value of all persons irrespective of their race, gender, religion or social status … and we categorically condemn any attempts to stereotype any people or attribute collective guilt to them for the actions of individuals […]

Eco-Friendly Jewish Summer Camp to Be Held on Campus of Rio Lindo Adventist Academy

Adventist Today An eco-friendly summer camp for Jewish children will be held on the campus of Rio Lindo Adventist Academy as of this coming summer. Jewish news source jweekly.com reported that Eden Village West is an extension of what started as Eden Village Camp in Putnam Valley, New York. Branded as […]

National Day of Prayer to Focus on Ephesians 4:3

Kairos Company Charisma News The National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 3, 2018, will focus on prayer for unity in America, announced Dr. Ronnie Floyd, the organization’s president. In a leadership summit with regional coordinators and leaders of the prayer movement, Dr. Floyd announced the theme for next year’s National […]

Pope Francis Decries ‘Discriminatory and Xenophobic’ Reactions to Mass Migration

Thomas D. Williams, PhD. Breitbart Pope Francis denounced “negative reactions” to the phenomenon of mass migration Saturday, suggesting that more formation of conscience is needed to combat an anti-immigration mentality. It is important, the Pope told members of the International Federation of Catholic Universities, “to reflect on the negative reactions, which are […]