‘That They May Be One’
The Russians are suddenly accepting Vatican delegations that were cold-shouldered in the past. Greek patriarchs approvingly cite Pope Benedict XVI. And evangelical Christian leaders applaud his writings, from Introduction to Christianity to Dominus Iesus.
What’s going on here?
Pope John Paul II was urgent about Christian unity and effective in his efforts to seek it. Benedict is reaping what John Paul sowed — but he’s also expanding his work and honing its focus.
This week, as a series of Register articles begins to look at the ecumenical drive of Pope Benedict’s pontificate, we discuss the foundation upon which he is building bridges to other Christians....
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Thursday, August 3, 2006
Pope Benedict XVI’s Keys to Christian Unity
THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT: And here we have yet more evidence that solid orthodoxy begets true ecumenism...