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Spiritual ecumenismFather Thomas Ryan

In late January the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity was observed around the world. Last year in Boston there was a prayer service each night of that week in a different denominational church, ...

Hindu-Catholic national dialogue on love of neighbor Father Thomas Ryan

''Respect for the dignity of the human person is the foundational principle. The crown of creation is the human person," said Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Vatican Ambassador to the United States at the ...

The Protestant and Catholic ReformationsFather Thomas Ryan

In the past year there's been a series of events -- especially in Europe -- leading up to the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation on Oct. 31. It was an event that set off more than a century ...

From Conflict to Communion Father Thomas Ryan, CSP

We are just a month away from the fall season in which the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation will be commemorated on Oct. 31. Each earlier centenary commemoration has been shaped by church ...