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Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, in Rome on Oct. 23, 2019.

Vatican cardinal supports common Easter date for Catholics, Orthodox

The president of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity, Cardinal Kurt Koch, has supported a suggestion that Catholics and Orthodox... Read more

Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, in Rome on Oct. 23, 2019. Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Vatican cardinal congratulates new Serbian Orthodox patriarch on election

A Vatican cardinal on Friday congratulated the new leader of the Serbian Orthodox Church on his election and said he... Read more

Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.

Vatican cardinal: Synodality is a vital tool in Catholic-Orthodox dialogue

Strengthening synodality is “the most important contribution” the Catholic Church can make to ecumenical dialogue, especially dialogue with the Orthodox,... Read more

Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, in Rome on Oct. 23, 2019.

Vatican preparing ‘joint message’ on Martin Luther with Lutheran World Federation

The Vatican’s ecumenical office is preparing a “joint message” on Martin Luther with the Lutheran World Federation (LWF), a cardinal... Read more

Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, in Rome on Oct. 23, 2019.

New Vatican guide for bishops addresses common challenges to Christian unity

The Vatican published Friday a guide with suggestions for Catholic bishops to promote unity with other Christian communities, and offering... Read more

Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.

Vatican cardinal: Catholics should be sign of unity in a divided society

The Catholic Church cannot be an authentic witness to unity in diversity if it only mirrors the divisions found in... Read more

Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unit.

Cardinal Koch: the Gospel must incorporate and purify culture

The head of the Vatican’s Christian unity office says inculturation of the Gospel is a necessary part of evangelization, but... Read more