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Pope thanks donors who support Catholic-Orthodox ecumenical ties

Catholic World News - January 13, 2014

Pope Francis met on January 11 with members of the Catholic Committee for Cultural Collaboration with the Orthodox and Oriental Churches, thanking them for their support for ecumenical work.

The Catholic Committee for Cultural Collaboration with the Orthodox and Oriental Churches was established by Pope Paul VI, to provide financial help for young members of the Eastern churches studying in Catholic academic institutions. Pope Francis observed that the organization makes possible “experiences of friendship and sharing born of mutual awareness between the exponents of the different Churches, and in particular between young people starting out in holy ministry.”

Addressing some of the students whose academic work is subsidized by the group, the Pope said: “Your stay among us is important for dialogue between churches, today and above all, tomorrow.”

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