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Fr. Gabriel Quicke speaks with CNA on May 16, 2014

Vatican official sees 'warming-up' of Catholic-Orthodox relations

May 19, 2014

By Elise Harris

A member of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity affirmed the sentiments of many who believe that Catholic-Orthodox relations... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square before the Wednesday general audience October 30, 2013.

'We are brothers,' Pope stresses in message to Pentecostals

Feb 25, 2014

Pope Francis sent a video message to a gathering of U.S. Pentecostal leaders, voicing his “yearning” that separation between Catholics... Read more

Pope Francis prays Vespers to close the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity on Jan. 25, 2014.

Pope: We must persevere in working for Christian Unity

Jan 25, 2014

Pope Francis celebrated evening prayer at the end of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity tonight, stressing the nature... Read more

Pope Francis says Mass, Nov. 15, 2013.

Ecumenism a 'spiritual process' rooted in the Trinity, Pope says

Jan 18, 2014

Pope Francis met this week with members of an ecumenical delegation of Finnish Lutherans, encouraging them to work towards unity... Read more

Pope Francis gives the Wednesday audience on Oct. 2, 2013.

Pope voices gratitude for group committed to Christian unity

Jan 11, 2014

Pope Francis met with an ecumenical scholarship organization on the morning of Jan. 11, thanking them for their dedication to... Read more


Pope, Anglican archbishop: unity begins with common love of God

Jun 14, 2013

Anglican Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury and Pope Francis met for the first time and issued a joint call for... Read more

Both laity and clergy dressed in black during protests near the Mater Ecclesiae Cathedral in Ahiara, Nigeria on May 22, 2013.

Nigerian bishops lament disunity among local Catholics

May 23, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

As the Catholics of the Diocese of Ahiara protested the appointment of a bishop from a nearby diocese as their... Read more

 Pope Francis meets with Pope Tawadros and his delegation on May 9, 2013 in Vatican City.

Coptic Pope stresses urgency of Christian unity at Vatican

May 10, 2013

The Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt met with Pope Francis at the Vatican and spoke about the... Read more

Archbishop Gerhard Ludwig Muller during a July 20, 2012 interview with CNA in Rome.

Archbishop Muller stresses hope as SSPX talks hit impasse

Oct 5, 2012

The Vatican's doctrine head says hope must be maintained for full communion between the Society of St. Pius X and... Read more

Bishop Hugh Gilbert of Aberdeen.

Former SSPX community granted formal status in Catholic Church

Aug 24, 2012

A traditionalist religious order that used to be part of the breakaway Society of St. Pius X has received formal... Read more

Archbishop Gerhard Ludwig Muller, the prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, speaks with CNA during a July 20, 2012 interview.

Vatican's doctrine chief: Pius X Society must accept Vatican II teachings

Jul 24, 2012

Although the new head of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith is optimistic about reconciliation with the... Read more

Anglican Archbishop Rowan Williams and Pope Benedict XVI

Convert priest thrilled to host Pope and Archbishop of Canterbury

Mar 9, 2012

Catholic convert Father Peter Hughes prefers to describe himself as “an Anglican who is now in full communion with Peter.”  Read more