Pope, to MinamiI Bari, gathering of ecumenical prayer for Middle ...
Pope Francis, in MinamiI Bari, along with the Middle East of Christian leaders, prayed for peace.
Month, Pope Francisco, in Saint-Nicolas Cathedral of southern Italy Bari relics of St. Nicholas is enshrined, it was presided over a meeting of ecumenical prayer for Middle East peace.
Puglia, the capital, the port city of Bari, facing the Adriatic Sea, as the [windows open to the east], have played a major role in the trade exchanges of Greece and the Middle East and for a long time.
Bari, receive a deep reverence from both the Catholic Orthodox Church, bishop of Mira over the century from century (Asia Minor Lycian), also known by the relics of St. Nicholas (Nikolaus).
For these reasons, Bari is also a faithful of the pilgrimage site of the Orthodox Church, is a city blessed with ecumenical encounter.
Pope to the gathering of this prayer, which called for, including the Ecumenical Patriarch Barusoromeosu world of the Orthodox Church, Patriarch and leaders of Christian churches in the Middle East have been invited.