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Ecumenical prayer

In yet another sign of concerning theological solidarity, Pope Francis took part in an online service on 31 May at the invitation of the Archbishop of Canterbury.


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Pope Francis speaking at ‘Thy Kingdom Come’

He shared a prayer for Pentecost as part of Thy Kingdom Come, an annual global ecumenical prayer movement promoted by the Right Reverend Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Archbishop of York and other senior church leaders were involved in the event. In his message, the Pope called on all Christians to seek a fresh outpouring of the Holy Spirit in a world ‘experiencing a tragic famine of hope’.