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 Relics of St Nicholas in Moscow

Russian Orthodox pilgrims queue for hours at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow to pray in front of the relics of St Nicholas

Relics of St Nicholas return to Bari after Russian tour

28/07/2017 16:44

The relics of the 4th century saint Nicholas of Myra return to Italy on Friday after spending over two months in Moscow and St Petersburg - an event being seen as a vital step forward in Catholic-Orthodox relations

Pope Francis meets with members of a delegation from the Ecumenical Patriarchate

Pope Francis meets with members of an Orthodox delegation from the Ecumenical Patriarchate who are in Rome for the feast of Saints Peter and Paul

Pope meets Orthodox delegation from Ecumenical Patriarchate

27/06/2017 13:27

Pope Francis meets with members of an Orthodox delegation from the Ecumenical Patriarchate who are here in Rome to celebrate the feast of Saints Peter and Paul

Patriarch Ilia and Pope Francis

Patriarch Ilia welcomes Pope Francis to Georgia at the start of his two day pastoral visit on September 30th and October 1st 2016

Pope's Georgia visit can help promote inter-Church relations

07/10/2016 16:27

Georgia’s ambassador to the Holy See says she believes the Pope’s recent visit to her country can help promote better relations with other Christian Churches

Pope Francis seated in the Svietyskhoveli Patriarchal Cathedral  alongside Georgia's Orthodox  Patriarch, Ilia II.

Pope Francis seated in the Svietyskhoveli Patriarchal Cathedral alongside Georgia's Orthodox Patriarch, Ilia II.

Pope Francis visits Svietyskhoveli Cathedral in Mtskheta

01/10/2016 14:18

During a visit to the seat of the Georgian Orthodox Church, Pope Francis spoke about Christian identity which, he said, “is maintained when deeply rooted in faith, and also when it is open and ready, never rigid or closed.”

 

 

Tbilisi, the Georgian capital

A view of Tbilisi, the Georgian capital where Pope Francis will arrive for a two day visit from Friday September 30th

Georgia's ambassador on expectations for papal visit

29/09/2016 14:00

As Pope Francis prepares to take off for the Georgian capital Tbilisi on Friday for a two day visit to the majority Orthodox republic, we hear about expectations for the trip from Georgia's ambassador to the Holy See

Catholics and Orthodox in Chieti

Cardinal Kurt Koch co-chairs a plenary session of the Joint International Commission for theological dialogue between the Catholic and Orthodox Churches in Chieti

Catholics, Orthodox sign new document on primacy, synodality

23/09/2016 16:30

Catholic and Orthodox theologians have reached agreement on a new joint  document entitled "Synodality and Primacy During the First Millennium: Towards a Common Understanding in Service to the Unity of the Church"