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SECRETARIAT FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY

Established by Pope John XXIII in 1960 as one of the preparatory commissions for the Second Vatican Council. It was reconstituted by Paul VI in 1967 and given its specific purpose, namely, the competence and duty of fostering the unity of Christians. It is also charged with dealing with the religious aspects of Judaism.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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