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Ecumenism South Australia

MPs urged to be ‘salt to the world’

Adelaide Archbishop Patrick O’Regan hosted an ecumenical service at St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral yesterday to mark the opening of the South Australian parliamentary year. Source: The Southern Cross.

Ecumenism Vatican Women

Female Anglican bishop participates in Council of Cardinals meeting

Pope Francis’ Council of Cardinals concluded a meeting at the Vatican yesterday, reflecting on “the role of women in the Church”. Source: CNA.


Bishops commissioned to ‘joint witness’ at the Tomb of St Paul

The Pope and the Archbishop of Canterbury commissioned Catholic and Anglican bishops “to engage in joint mission and witness” at the Tomb of St Paul. Source: The Tablet.

Ecumenism Family Violence

Remembering the victims of family and domestic violence

As people gathered in silence in a Melbourne church, a bell tolled 54 times – one toll for each woman known to have been murdered in Australia since January 1 as a result of domestic and family violence. Source: CSSV.

Ecumenism Prayer

Ecumenical service calls for peace in Israel and the Palestinian territories

South Australian people of faith were encouraged to continue to “pray and build friendships” as they gathered for an ecumenical service calling for peace in Israel and the Palestinian territories. Source: The Southern Cross. 

Ecumenism Europe Middle East

Türkiye’s first new church in 100 years opens its doors

The Syriac Orthodox Church has opened the first Christian place of worship to be built in the 100-year history of the Republic of Türkiye. Source: Vatican News.

Ecumenism Pope Francis Synod

Francis leads ecumenical prayer vigil on eve of Synod

On the eve of the Synod of Bishops on Synodality, Pope Francis joined other Christian leaders in praying that the event will be a unifying process free from ideological and polarised division. Source: Crux.

Ecumenism Prayer Synod

Ecumenical prayer vigil ahead of Synod approaches

Pope Francis has invited leaders of churches from different denominations to join him in prayer on Saturday, entrusting the work of the 16th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod to the Holy Spirit. Source: Vatican News.


Vatican, Lutheran officials call for joint study of Augsburg Confession

During an ecumenical prayer service, the Vatican’s chief ecumenist and the Lutheran World Federation’s general secretary formally called for a joint reflection on the Augsburg Confession, a fundamental statement of Lutheran faith. Source: NCR Online.