An Orthodox delegation, led by Metropolitan Emmanuel of Chalcedon, arrived in Rome ahead of the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul on June 29.
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How can the fractured unity between Catholics and Orthodox Christians be resolved regarding the question of when to celebrate this day of all days in the Christian calendar?
Highlights of the first day of May 31-June 2 papal journey.
Francis: ‘Strengthened by this witness, let us strive to oppose violence by preaching and sowing goodness, fostering concord and preserving unity.’
The March 5 meeting in Rome eased concerns that the Vatican might subordinate the interests of the UGCC, to the cause of improving relations with the Russian Orthodox Church.
The Holy Father expressed his ‘fervent hope that this meeting will mark a new chapter of fraternal friendship between our Churches.’
Feb. 12 will be the first time a pope has met with the patriarch since the Eastern Churches split with Rome during the Great Schism of 1054.
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I praised how Pope Francis exercises his Petrine ministry as the head of the Catholic Church.
Bartholomew I says Pope Francis’ presence in Istanbul is a symbolic ‘bridging’ of the East and the West.