Marking 50 years of Methodist-Catholic dialogue

Methodist and Catholic theologians were meeting just outside Rome this week, marking the 50th anniversary of the first ecumenical dialogue group following the Second Vatican Council. That first session of the Methodist-Roman Catholic International Commission was held in the hill town of Ariccia in October 1967.

Pope Francis met with members of the current Commission on Thursday 19 October, together with leaders of the World Methodist Council, saying that half a century of dialogue has set us free from estrangement and suspicion and helped us to recognize each other as brothers and sisters in Christ.

Read more about this event by accessing the links below.

Pope meets Methodists: grandchildren of the Reformation

World Methodist Council: dialogue must reach local level

Pope Francis marks 50 years of Methodist-Catholic dialogue



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