Interviews with Cardinal President and staff on 60th anniversary of Pontifical Council

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Marking the 60th anniversary of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Cardinal Kurt Koch, President, gave an interview to Vatican News in which he recalled in particular the ecumenical journey undertaken so far, as well as the current ecumenical situation, the anniversary of the encyclical Ut unum sint, the publication of the Vademecum for bishops, and the impact of the pandemic on ecumenical work.

Superiors and officials of the Dicastery also gave interviews to Vatican News in different languages on its history and the contemporary challenges of the ecumenical movement.

Cardinal Koch

Arabic: https://www.vaticannews.va/ar/vatican-city/news/2020-06/koch-profonde-relazioni-sorreggono-il-cammino-dell-ecumenismo.html

Armenian: https://www.vaticannews.va/hy/vatican/news/2020-06/hy-60-anni-consiglio-unita-cristiani-cardinal-kock.html

Czech: https://www.vaticannews.va/cs/vatikan/news/2020-06/kardinal-koch-ekumena-dnes-potrebuje-mit-jasny-cil.html

English: https://www.vaticannews.va/en/vatican-city/news/2020-06/cardinal-koch-close-ties-support-the-path-of-ecumenism.html

German: https://www.vaticannews.va/de/vatikan/news/2020-06/vatikan-oekumene-kardinal-koch-70-jahrestag-rat-interview-kirche.html

Hindi: https://www.vaticannews.va/hi/vatican-city/news/2020-06/cardinal-koch-about-progress-made-on-the-path-of-ecumenism.html

Italian: https://www.vaticannews.va/it/vaticano/news/2020-06/koch-profonde-relazioni-sorreggono-il-cammino-dell-ecumenismo.html

Latvian: https://www.vaticannews.va/lv/vatikans/news/2020-06/kardinals-kohs-tris-svarigi-ekumenisma-pilari.html

Polish: https://www.vaticannews.va/pl/watykan/news/2020-06/kard-koch-kiedy-w-ekumenizmie-brakuje-celu-trudno-isc-naprzod.html

Portuguese: https://www.vaticannews.va/pt/vaticano/news/2020-06/cardeal-koch-ecumenismo-unidade-cristaos.html

Romanian: https://www.vaticannews.va/ro/biserica/news/2020-06/cardinalul-kurt-koch-60-de-ani-de-ecumenism-interviu-vatican-new.html

Russian: https://www.vaticannews.va/ru/vatican-city/news/2020-06/yubilejnoe-poslanie-kardinala-kurta-koha.html

Slovak: https://www.vaticannews.va/sk/vatikan/news/2020-06/podpora-jednoty-krestanov-ma-uz-60-rokov-rozhovor-s-kardinalom.html

Spanish: https://www.vaticannews.va/es/vaticano/news/2020-06/60-aniversario-pontificio-consejo-promocion-unidad-cristianos.html

Swahili: https://www.vaticannews.va/sw/vatican-city/news/2020-06/kumbukumbu-miaka-60-baraza-kipapa-kuhamasisha-umoja-wakristo.html

Swedish: https://www.vaticannews.va/sv/vatikanen/news/2020-06/kardinal-koch-om-tva-viktiga-firanden-pa-vagen-mot-kristen-enhet.html

Tamil: https://www.vaticannews.va/ta/vatican-city/news/2020-06/cardinal-koch-close-ties-support-the-path-of-ecumenism.html

Ukrainian:
Declaration of Cardinal Koch : https://www.vaticannews.va/uk/vatican-city/news/2020-06/kardynal-kurt-koch-ekumenizmom-provadyt-svyatyj-duh.html

Interview of Cardinal Koch: https://www.vaticannews.va/be/vatykan/news/2020-06/kardynal-koh-patrebna-vyraznae-razumenne-meta-ekumenizmu.html

 

Bishop Brian Farrell, Secretary

Belarusian: https://www.vaticannews.va/be/vatykan/news/2020-06/sakratar-papskaj-rady-ekumenizm-geta-abmen-darami.html

Chinese: https://www.vaticannews.va/zht/vatican-city/news/2020-06/farrell-unity-christian-anniversary-churches-ecumenism.html

French: https://www.vaticannews.va/fr/vatican/news/2020-06/les-avancees-en-60-ans-de-la-promotion-de-l-unite-des-chretiens.html

Italian: https://www.vaticannews.va/it/vaticano/news/2020-06/farrell-unita-cristiani-anniversario-60-chiese-ecumenismo.html

Portuguese: https://www.vaticannews.va/pt/vaticano/news/2020-06/farrell-unidade-dos-cristaos-desafios-igreja.html

Swedish: https://www.vaticannews.va/sv/vatikanen/news/2020-06/kristen-enhet-msgr-farrell-ekumeniken-handlar-om-utbyte.html

Tigrinya: https://www.vaticannews.va/ti/vatican-city/news/2020-06/farrell-united-christians-anniversary-60-churches-ecumenism.html

 

Monsignor Andrea Palmieri, Under-Secretary

Italian: https://www.vaticannews.va/it/vaticano/news/2020-06/pontificio-consiglio-unita-cristiani-60-anni-palmieri.html

Ukrainian: https://www.vaticannews.va/uk/vatican-city/news/2020-06/palmieri-pro-ekumenizm-v-60-richnycy-papskoyi-rady-yednosti.html

 

Monsignor Juan Usma Gómez, Head of Western Section

Spanish: https://www.vaticannews.va/es/vaticano/news/2020-06/monsenor-usma-el-ecumenismo-es-un-acto-de-fe-en-busca-unidad.html

 

Reverend Father Hyacinthe Destivelle, OP

French: https://www.vaticannews.va/fr/eglise/news/2020-06/vatican-chretiens-dialogue-oecumenisme.html

Latvian: https://www.vaticannews.va/lv/vatikans/news/2020-06/destivels-ekumeniska-dialoga-izaicinajumi.html


Reverend Avelino Gonzalez-Ferrer

Italian: https://www.vaticannews.va/it/vaticano/news/2020-06/unita-cristiani-60-anni-gonzalez-ferrer-arte-dialogo-ecumenismo.html

Portuguese: https://www.vaticannews.va/pt/vaticano/news/2020-06/unidade-dos-cristaos-dialogo-memoria-60-anos-dicasterio-santa-se.html

 

Reverend Jaromír Zádrapa

Czech: https://www.vaticannews.va/cs/vatikan/news/2020-06/otec-zadrapa-spolecna-cesta-ke-kristu-a-vzajemne-pratelstvi.html

Russian: https://www.vaticannews.va/ru/vatican-city/news/2020-06/interviu-60-let-papskomu-sovetu-po-hristianskomu-edinstvu.html