Posts Tagged ‘Patriarch Bartholomew I’

Full communion possible for Catholics and Orthodox

Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

Pope Francis is confident Catholics and Orthodox Christians will attain full communion. In a message to the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew I on Monday, Francis praised Bartholomew’s efforts to promote Christian unity. “We can thank God that relations between the Catholic Church and the Ecumenical Patriarchate have grown much over the past century, even Read more

We must heal our wounded creation now say Pope and Patriarch

Monday, September 4th, 2017

Urgent action is needed to heal our wounded creation, Pope Francis and the world’s Orthodox Christian spiritual leader, Patriarch Bartholomew I said in a joint appeal to the world last Friday. Both Catholic and Orthodox churches marked Friday as a day of prayer for God’s creation. The two spiritual leaders say the world’s state of Read more

Too early to confirm 2025 Nicaea gathering says Vatican

Friday, June 6th, 2014

A Vatican spokesman says it is too early to confirm an ecumenical gathering in Nicaea that has reportedly been agreed for 2025. It had been widely reported  that Patriarch Bartholomew I and Pope Francis had agreed on the gathering to mark 1700 years since the First Council of Nicaea. This was what Patriarch Bartholomew told Read more

Pope and patriarch agree to 2025 gathering in Nicaea

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Pope Francis and the Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew I, have reportedly agreed to an ecumenical gathering in Nicaea in 2025. This will mark 1700 years since the First Council of Nicaea in 325 AD, which is recognised by both east and west. After meeting Pope Francis in Jerusalem last month, Patriarch Bartholomew told Asia News Read more

Orthodox patriarch invites Pope to Holy Land next year

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople, the leader of the Eastern Orthodox Communion, has invited Pope Francis to travel with him to the Holy Land next year to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic embrace between Patriarch Athenagoras and Pope Paul VI in 1964. The meeting of Athenagoras and Paul VI in Jerusalem led to Read more