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Dialogue of Love: Breaking the Silence of Centuries

John Chryssavgis


In 1964, a little-noticed albeit pioneering encounter in the Holy Land between the heads of the Roman Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church spawned numerous contacts and diverse openings between the two “sister churches,” which had not communicated with each other for centuries. Fifty years later, Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew met in Jerusalem to commemorate that historical event and celebrate the close relations that have developed through mutual exchanges of formal visits and an official theological dialogue that began in 1980. This book contains three chapters. The fir ... More

Keywords: Pope Francis, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, 1964, Orthodox/Catholic relations, Orthodox theologians, Christianity

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Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780823264001
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823264001.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Chryssavgis, editor
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

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1 Pilgrimage toward Unity

John Chryssavgis

2 Breathing with Both Lungs

Brian E. Daley, S.J.


Walter Cardinal Kasper

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