Posts Tagged ‘Ecumenic Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew’

Pope Francis wants full communion with Orthodox Comments 0

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

Pope Francis, Sunday wished Patriarch Bartholomew a blessed feast of Saint Andrew and praised their shared friendship. He then went further, expressing his desire for full communion between the Catholic and Orthodox churches. Following a long-standing custom, the Holy See sent a delegation to Istanbul to celebrate the feast of Saint Andrew, the patron saint Read more

Catholics and Orthodox collaborating on caring for creation Comments 0

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

The heads of the Catholic and Orthodox churches will publish a joint message later today about caring for creation. Pope Francis says he and “our dear brother Bartholomew, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople” prepared the message together to mark the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. Francis says their message invites everyone to Read more