Vatican Information Service on Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

The Vatican hasn’t forgotten about the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The observance was started in 1908 by the Society of the Atonement at Graymoor–an Episcopalian community that was received into the Catholic Church the following year. In 1916, Pope Benedict XV gave permission for universal celebration of what was then called Church Unity Octave.

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  1. I just read an article on CNN.com regarding unity in the Catholic Church without cultural uniformity. I then wrote a post about the relationship of unity and doctrinal uniformity. In general terms, does unity require uniformity?

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