Cardinal Koch: Geneva visit a sign of Pope's emphasis on ecumenism

Posted March 2, 2018 5:49 pm by Editor

Cardinal Koch: Geneva visit a sign of Pope's emphasis on ecumenism

Vatican City, Mar 2, 2018 / 02:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Friday, the Vatican’s point-man on interreligious dialogue said Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to Geneva, which will have a largely ecumenical theme, is a prime example of just how important the topic is for the current pontificate.

Speaking to journalists about the trip March 2, Cardinal Kurt Koch said “the pope has a very ecumenical heart. Ecumenism, the unity of Christians, is very much in the Holy Father’s heart.”

Noting how ecumenism was also a major priority coming out of the Second Vatican Council, Koch said the trip was “an adequate way”

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