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The blood of these martyrs will nourish a new era of ecumenical commitment


VATICAN INSIDER STAFF

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Vatican Insider
Type:
Media/Opinion
Date:
4/30/2015

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ABSTRACT“The blood of these martyrs will nourish a new era of ecumenical commitment” - Vatican Insider LANGUAGE:    Italiano   English      Español www.vaticaninsider.com  :: Thursday 30 April 2015 ::  Home ::  News ::  World News ::  Inquiries and Interviews The Vatican ::  Agenda ::  About us ::  libri 04/30/2015  “The blood of these martyrs will nourish a new era of ecumenical commitment” Tweet The martyrdom of Christians around the world The Pope said this during an audience with members of the international Anglican-Catholic commission vatican insider staff romr The testimony of persecuted Christians pushes the different denominations toward a greater commitment to unity. Pope Francis said this in an audience with members of the international Anglican-Catholic Commission   “ There is a strong bond that already unites us which goes beyond all divisions: it is the testimony of Christians from different Churches and traditions, victims of persecution and violence simply because of the faith they profess. The blood of these martyrs will nourish a new era of ecumenical commitment, a fervent desire to fulfill the last will and testament of the Lord: that all may be one (cf. Jn 17:21). The witness by these our brothers and sisters,” he underlined, “demands that we live in harmony with the Gospel and that we strive with determination to fulfill the Lord's will for his Church”.   “The witness by these our brothers and sisters,” Francis added, “demands that we live in harmony with the Gospel and th.......