Pope Benedict XVI

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Pope Benedict XVI on Christian Unity

Text documents

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2013

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2012

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2011

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2010

Video clips

Pope Benedict XVI: Unity and Victory, Jan.25, 2012/Vespers:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=my1BUImfDHcCelebration of Vespers (Ecumenical-with Lutherans, Anglicans, Greek/Russian/Romanian Orthodox) 25 Jan, 2012

Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul Apostle
Basilica of St Paul Outside-the-Walls, Rome at 17:30.

Pope: Steps forward towards the unity of Christians
The past year has seen “positive steps” in the ecumenical process. Benedict XVI underlined this centering the catechesis of today’s general audience on the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. 100 Years after the Edinburgh Conference, recalled the Pope, Christians must still strongly rely on the divine gift of unity, because the world needs a common witness and a renewed fidelity to Christ, the Son of God died and rose again for the salvation of man. “Since the Second Vatican Council – explained the Pope – the Catholic Church entered into fraternal relations with all the Eastern Churches and the Ecclesial Communities of the West, by organizing- with the majority of them- bilateral theological dialogues …

Overcoming Pessimism on Path to Full Christian Unity

Benedict XVI: Ecumenical Dialogue for a Better World

Benedict XVI: Christians Together for Justice and Peace

Benedict XVI Looks Ahead to Lutheran Anniversary in 2017

Benedict XVI: interreligious dialogue an open road

Benedict XVI: The Church is irrevocably committed ecumenism

Benedict XVI: Christian unity comes from God

Commentaries on Pope Benedict XVI and Ecumenism