Category - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

  • January 17, 2008

    Pope Benedict XVI, leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics, has said that Christians should give priority to unity in the global Week of Prayer that runs from 18-25 January. He also commended a peace message from St Augustine.

  • January 14, 2008

    The history of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is not just about church cosiness, says Kersten Storch. It is about the quest for healing in a divided church and an unjust and unequal world.

  • January 4, 2008

    The leader of the Taize community has urged tens of thousands of young Christians from Europe who gathered in Geneva at the New Year to organize "vigils of reconciliation" for unity between churches divided from each other.

  • August 8, 2007

    Churches throughout the world are preparing for next year's Week of Prayer for Christian unity - which will mark the 100th anniversary of the event. The first one was in 1908 in Graymoor, New York, USA.