Category: Ecumenical Movement

Pope asks cellphone companies to block minors’ access to pornographic websites

Pope asks cellphone companies to block minors’ access to pornographic websites

Javier Martínez-Brocal & Claudia Torres | RomeReports | Source URL Catholic, Jewish and Muslim leaders met with tech-industry giants at the Vatican. The purpose of the meeting was to call attention to how easily children and minors can access pornographic material online. During a meeting with the pope, they recognized […]

2018 ends with potential turning point in Vatican/Iraqi relations

John L. Allen | CRUX | Source URL ROME – Though the week between Christmas and New Year’s is traditionally a fairly slow period on the Vatican beat, this is the Pope Francis era, when tradition and a Euro will buy you a cup of cappuccino in a Roman café. […]

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 […]

At the United Nations, Adventists Emphasize Compassion for Refugees

Bettina Krause Adventist Review New York event brings together faith-based organizations and other advocates. Migrants and refugees are not “problems to be solved,” but vulnerable individuals who must be treated with respect and compassion, said participants this week at a United Nations symposium co-sponsored by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The […]