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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Logo of Kenya Christian Professionals Forum. Credit: Kenya Christian Professionals Forum

Christian Workers in Kenya Urge Politicians to Engage Professionals in Campaigns

Jan 26, 2022

The leadership of an organization of Christian professionals in Kenya is urging politicians in the East African nation to engage them in their political campaigns ahead of the August 2022 general elections. 

Pope Francis presides at the celebration of Second Vespers of the Solemnity of the Conversion of St. Paul at Rome’s Basilica of St. Paul Outside-the-Walls, Jan. 25, 2021. Vatican Media.

"The Lord wants us to trust one another": Pope Francis

Jan 25, 2022

The pope was preaching at the end of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

Logo of Tangaza University College (TUC). Credit: Tangaza University College (TUC)

Kenya-based Catholic University’s Planned Ecumenical Service to Promote Christian Unity

Jan 19, 2022

As part of its activities to mark the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (WPCU), the leadership of Kenya-based Tangaza University College (TUC) has planned for an ecumenical prayer service during which the unity of believers is to be emphasized, a Catholic Priest involved in the initiative has told ACI Africa. 

Archbishop Nicodème Anani Barrigah-Benissan of Togo's Lomé Archdiocese. Credit: Archdiocese of Lomé

Accompany Prayer for Christian Unity with “concrete gestures”: Catholic Archbishop in Togo

Jan 18, 2022

A Catholic Archbishop in Togo has called on followers of Christ to use the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity not only to pray for unity but also to accompany the initiative with concrete gestures of love for one another.

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At Start of Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Priest Urges Defense of Human Dignity

Jan 18, 2022

A Catholic Priest at the helm of the International Ecumenical Movement-Kenya Chapter (IEM-K) has, in his message for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (WPCU), called on all followers of Christ to unite in the defense of human dignity and the freedom of worship. 

Cardinal Kurt Koch and Cardinal Mario Grech. Daniel Ibáñez/CNA and Diocese of Gozo via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0).

Vatican Asks Catholic Bishops to Invite Local Protestant, Orthodox Leaders in Synodal Path

Jan 18, 2022

The letter was sent by Cardinal Kurt Koch and Cardinal Mario Grech.

Pope Francis meets with ecumenical delegation from Finland on Jan. 17, 2022. Vatican Media

Pope Francis Looks Ahead to the 1700th Anniversary of the Council of Nicaea in 2025

Jan 17, 2022

Pope Francis highlighted the upcoming anniversaries of two major events in Church history as moments that can help Christians seek unity.

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address on Dec. 19, 2021. Vatican Media

Pope Francis Asks Catholics to Offer Their Sufferings for Christian Unity

Jan 16, 2022

During his Sunday Angelus address, the pope called on people to take part in the upcoming Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

Pope Francis on Jan. 31, 2018. Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Pope Francis: Christians Can Unite in Welcoming Migrants, Each Other

Jan 22, 2020

Welcoming other Christians and showing hospitality to strangers, especially migrants, is an opportunity for unity and for sharing Christ’s love, Pope Francis said at the general audience Wednesday.