Church Unity

Angelus on the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Good morning! Today the Solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul is celebrated, as you know, by the universal Church, but particularly with joy by the Church of Rome, because in their witness, sealed in blood, she has her very foundations. Rome bears special appreciation and gratitude for these men of God, who [...]

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"Unity is not made with glue”: Reflections on Christ's prayer for Unity

Unity in the Church was at the heart of Pope Francis’ reflection during Mass on Thursday morning, 21 May, in the chapel at Santa Marta. Reading the day’s passage from the Gospel according to John (17:20-26), the Pontiff gave particular emphasis to how “it comforts everyone to hear these words: Father, ‘I do not pray for [...]