Ecumenism Rome

On November 20th, 2012, Met. Hilarion (Alfeyev), head of the MP Department of External Church Relations (DECR), flew to France in order to prepare a coordinating session with Phanar hierarch concerning continued ecumenical events with the Vatican.

This coordinating committee demonstrates the firm commitment  of the MP to continued ecumenical relations with Vatican bishops.  Met. Emmanuel, the chief Phanar representative was present as well.  This recent round in MP and Vatican ecumenical relations was preceded by Pat. Kirill’s signing of an ecumenical concordat with Polish RC bishops, and Met. Hilarion (Alfeyev) visiting Rome with Pat. Kirill’s blessing to meet Pope Benedict.

 

November 23, 2012

MP and Phanar Continue Ecumenical Relations with Rome

On November 20th, 2012, Met. Hilarion (Alfeyev), head of the MP Department of External Church Relations (DECR), flew to France in order to prepare a coordinating […]
October 23, 2012

Continued Meetings between Ecumenist Patriarchates and Vatican

The recent Oct. 15th meeting in Vienna, hosted by the ‘Pro Oriente’ organization (which seeks to ecumenically merge the ecumenist patriarchates with the Vatican),  was attend […]
October 20, 2012

More Ecumenism from the ‘Patriarchates’

As noted by the website of the Ecumenical Patriarchate “On Thursday, October 11, 2012, an Inter-Orthodox Preparatory Conference for the 10th General Assembly of the World […]
October 20, 2012

Met. Hilarion (Alfeyev), Chief MP-Ecumenist says Polish Papists and MP are ‘Sister Churches’

In an interview given to Vatican Radio, on October 17, 2012, Met. Hilarion (Alfeyev), who recently met with the Vatican leaders, discusses how the Polish Papist […]