Rome, February 17 (ENInews)--In their first meeting after the establishment of full diplomatic relations between the Vatican and Russia, Pope Benedict XVI and President Dimitry Medvedev expressed their desire to strengthen bilateral relations.
ROME (RNS/ENInews) The president of the Lutheran World Federation is
calling on Lutherans and Catholics to issue a common statement on Holy
Communion to mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation in
Rome, December 16 (ENInews)--The president of the Lutheran World Federation, Bishop Munib Younan has said before meeting Pope Benedict XVI that their churches should issue a common statement on Holy Communion to mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation that Martin Luther began in 1517.
Rome, December 6 (ENInews)--The head of the World Council of Churches in his first official meeting with Pope Benedict XVI has said he wants to strengthen cooperation with the Roman Catholic Church, especially in the Middle East.
Geneva/Rome, November 23 (ENInews)--The head of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, says a
statement by Pope Benedict XVI that the use of condoms is justified when
intended to reduce "the risk of HIV infection" will make it easier for
international organizations to cooperate with faith-based organizations in the
fight against HIV and AIDS.
Rome, 5 October (ENI)--Vatican authorities have strongly criticised the awarding of the 2010 Nobel Prize for Medicine to Briton Robert Edwards, stating that the scientist's work on in-vitro fertilisation does not help in the defence of life.
At the same time, a number of editorials in the Italian press attacked the Roman Catholic position.