The prayer service is occurring just days before the launch of the 16th General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, which will take place in Rome over the course of October.
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Offering “some practical suggestions to ensure the ecumenical dimension of the synodal journey,” the cardinals encouraged bishops to reach out to leaders of other Christian communities in their area.
A symposium co-hosted by the Belgian and British embassies to the Holy See focused on the consequences of the historical event that has inspired the ecumenical movements of the past 100 years.
Bishop Bätzing, the bishop of Limburg, noted that he would celebrate Mass in Frankfurt Cathedral on Saturday, the day on which German Catholics and Protestants are invited to attend services in one another’s churches.
The Pope is particularly close to the Orthodox Church of Constantinople and has met with their patriarch, Bartholomew I, several times.