Papal message to conference on Orthodoxy, martyrdom
September 09, 2016
Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s Secretary of State, has sent a message in Pope Francis’s name to a conference on Orthodox spirituality and martyrdom that is taking place in Bose, Italy.
The Pontiff hopes that “the reflections on martyrdom as a precious Gospel legacy which brings together all the Churches may dispose us to consider the privileged path of the ecumenism of blood,” Cardinal Parolin wrote.
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