Tag: Pope

‘New era’ hailed in Evangelical-Roman Catholic relationships

Originally published in Christianity Today Pope Francis and the general secretary of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) have hailed a “new era” in relations between evangelicals and the Roman Catholic Church. A WEA delegation met with Pope Francis and representatives of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (PCCU) today […]

Vatican downplays IS threat ahead of pope’s Albania trip

Originally published in Times of Israel Despite warnings that the pope may be targeted by Islamic State-aligned terrorists, the Vatican has said that Francis will not be changing his plans to visit Albania, which has a majority Sunni Muslim population. “There is no reason to change the pope’s itinerary,” Vatican […]

Pope makes history with visit to Pentecostal church

Originally published in Christian Post Pope Francis became the first pope to make an official visit to a Pentecostal church, after he flew on Monday to speak at the Evangelical Church of Reconciliation in the southern city of Caserta, Italy. The pontiff apologized for persecution of Pentecostals the Roman Catholic […]

Why did Copeland, Robison meet with Pope Francis?

  Meeting between Pontiff and Evangelical Christian leaders “a miracle” Originally published in Charisma News Two prominent Fort Worth-based Christian ministers led a delegation of Evangelical Christian leaders to Rome to meet privately with Pope Francis. James and Betty Robison, co-hosts of the Life Today television program, and Kenneth Copeland, […]