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Ecumenical Vespers at the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls, Jan. 25, 2021. Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/ Vatican Pool.

Pope Francis: May the Holy Trinity make Christians grow in unity

Jan 25, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity concluded Monday with Vespers at the tomb of St. Paul.  Read more

Pope Francis at the ecumenical celebration of Vespers at the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls, Jan. 25, 2017.

Pope: Christian unity can't happen if we linger on problems of the past

Jan 25, 2017

By Elise Harris

During an ecumenical Vespers service on Wednesday, Pope Francis told both Catholics and members of other Christian communities that unity... Read more


Holy Land Christians prepare for Church unity week

Jan 21, 2014

Christians of varying Churches and ecclesial communities in Palestine and Israel will gather for ecumenical prayer services at the churches... Read more