Closer communion always serves the Church, Pope says
Catholic World News - February 27, 2014
Pope Francis met on February 27 with a group of bishops who are supporters of the Focolare movement, and encouraged them to ensure that the strengths of the movement are “put to the benefit of the entire Church.”
The Pope said that the Church is a novel institution, made up of “brothers who care for each other in spite of their differences of character, origins, or age.” He recalled the words of Pope John Paul II, in his apostolic letter Nove Millennio Ineunte, when he described the Church as a “school of communion.” That communion, he said, is essential to the spirit of evangelization, and can also promote the work of ecumenism.
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