Benedict XVI: Unity in Christ brings peace to the nations
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"The unity that God gives to his Church is the leaven of brotherhood, even on the social sphere, in relations between nations, and for the entire human family." Thus the Holy Father closed the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity during the Vesper prayers on the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul. During the ceremony, attended by many representatives of other Churches and Ecclesial Communities at the Roman Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls, Benedict XVI explained that "God promises His people a new unity, which must be a sign and instrument of reconciliation and peace for all nations, even on the historical level."Keeping the vision of full unity before us, the path of ecumenical dialogue, acco ...