Church Unity

September 27, 2014

Pope Francis, Catholic Unity and the Synod on the Family

In interview with Opus Dei Father John Wauck of the Holy Cross Pontifical University of Rome.

September 24, 2014

Vatican, SSPX Leaders Resume Meetings on Doctrinal Differences

Cordial meeting was seen as an introduction between Bishop Fellay and Cardinal Müller, prefect of the CDF.

April 3, 2014

The Pan-Orthodox Council, Ukraine Crisis and Christian Unity

An interview with Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev of Volokolamsk, the chairman of the Russian Orthodox Department of External Church Relations.

March 13, 2014

Pope Francis’ First Year: A Step Toward Unity


December 11, 2013

SSPX and the Church Dialogue in Limbo

Relations with the traditionalist society, which is outside full communion with the Church, have deteriorated since mid-2012, but hope remains for full reconciliation.

July 12, 2013

Pope Modifies Norms for Catholics Seeking to Join an Anglican Ordinariate

Baptized Catholics who have not received confirmation and first Communion are now allowed to join the ordinariates.

May 17, 2013

The LCWR vs. the Vatican: Setting the Record Straight

NEWS ANALYSIS: The facts don’t support complaints by the U.S. women’s religious group about its Vatican-mandated reform process.

May 8, 2013

Pope to Women Religious: Unity With the Church Is Part of Your Vocation

The Holy Father addressed religious superiors May 8.

February 22, 2013

Benedict and the Anglican Ordinariates: Ecumenism in Action

By shepherding former Anglicans and their liturgical patrimony into the Church, the Holy Father has bequeathed a legacy of constructive Christian unity.

January 7, 2013

Bishop Fellay: Jews, Masons and Modernists Are ‘Enemies of the Church’

The leader of the traditionalist Society of St. Pius X makes the comment in a year-end speech reviewing the breakaway group’s current situation as it considers full communion with Rome.

July 1, 2012

Archbishop DiNoia, Ecclesia Dei and the Society of St. Pius X

The native New Yorker, secretary for the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, discusses his new role and the challenges he expects.

June 13, 2012

Society of St. Pius X Leader Meets With Cardinal Levada; Reunion Imminent?

A consultor to the Congregration for the Doctrine of the Faith says Pope Benedict's response to the document that would bring about reconciliation should be received by the SSPX superior general very soon.

June 11, 2012

Excommunication as a Restorative Measure