Ecumenism

November 20, 2014   (Source: http://www.patriarchate.org)

From November 6-11, 2014, His All-Holiness visited Vienna, Austria, for the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Pro Oriente, a foundation created to improve relations between the divided Christian Churches. On Saturday, the 8th of November, after a special prayer and doxology, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew addressed the international leaders and distinguished participants at the University of Vienna. Those in attendance also included Coptic Pope Tawadros and Kurt Cardinal Koch, representing Pope Francis. During his visit, in addition to meeting with a number of local political figures, His All-Holiness met with Austrian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sebastian Kurz. Moreover, he was presented with a significant property in the Burgenland town of St. Andrä am Zicksee by the Roman Catholic Bishop Ägidius Zsifkovics of Eisenstadt, which was in turn offered to the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Austria with the prospect of building the first Orthodox monastery in Austria.

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NFTU: For more information see Patriarch Bartholomew’s speech reported on NFTU here.

November 20, 2014

Patriarch Bartholomew’s Ecumenical Visit to Vienna

November 20, 2014   (Source: http://www.patriarchate.org) From November 6-11, 2014, His All-Holiness visited Vienna, Austria, for the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Pro Oriente, a foundation […]
November 19, 2014

Patriarch Bartholomew: There will be common observance of relations with Vatican Sister Church

November 19, 2014  (Source: http://www.patriarchate.org) NFTU Editor: So, from now on, Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew have accepted to have a yearly ‘common observance’, with official […]
November 14, 2014

MP Ecumenist Hilarion (Alfeyev) Meets with Billy Graham and other Heretic Protestant Leaders

November 14, 2014 (Source: https://mospat.ru/en) Originally reported on November 08 NFTU: It seems there are few heresies Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev), of the Moscow Patriarchate, second hand […]
November 14, 2014

Ecumenism to be “In the Spotlight” for Pope’s November 2014 Visit to Phanar

November 14, 2014   (Source: http://www.catholicnewsagency.com) Vatican City, Oct 22, 2014 / 01:57 pm (CNA).- The cardinal heading the Church’s council for Christian Unity has expressed his […]