News Releases

Paul Wattson Christian Unity Award to Recognize Pontifical Couoncil for Promoting Christian Unity & World Council of Churches' Faith and Order Commission
January 8, 2008

Sample News Release for Week of Prayer Event

Graymoor Today
Week of Prayer 2008 Special Edition

January 2008

Franciscan Friars of the Atonement Announce Speakers for 2007-2008 Paul Wattson Lecture Series
October 16, 2007

"That All May Be One" Hymn Competition Winners Announced
March 29, 2007

Competition Invites Artists to Illustrate Scriptural Theme
February 12, 2007

Centro Pro Unione Celebrates Week of Prayer for Christian Unity with Prayer and Reflection
January 18, 2007

Franciscan Friars of the Atonement to Inaugurate 2007 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity with Evening Prayer Service
January 1, 2007

Franciscan Friars of the Atonement Host 9th Annual Ecumenical Lecture & Concert at Centro Pro Unione
December 5, 2006

Franciscan Friars of the Atonement and University of San Francisco Announce XXVIII Paul Wattson Lecture Series
October 25, 2006

International Commission Meets at Graymoor to Finalize Texts for 2008 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
September 2006

Hymn Competition Kicks Off Celebrations for 100 Years of Prayer for Unity
September 2006

Headlines

Pope says Christian unity moved by prayer, Holy Spirit
By Cindy Wooden / Catholic News Service
January 25, 2008

The Vatican in full-court ecumenical press
By John L. Allen, Jr. / National Catholic Reporter
January 25, 2008

Pope Says Prayer Got Ecumenical Wheels Turning
Zenit
January 25, 2008

Cardinal Kasper: Unity Isn't Optional
By Miriam Díez i Bosch / Zenit
January 25, 2008

Vatican official says Christians must recover spiritual inspiration
News Briefs / Catholic News Service
January 25, 2008

All ecumenism is local: Christian unity begins at the grass roots
News Briefs / Catholic News Service
January 25, 2008

Prayer at Heart of Church, Says Pope
Zenit
January 23, 2008 [link in new window to:

On Christian Unity
Zenit
January 23, 2008

Pope and WCC head Kobia to pray together for Christian unity
Ecumenical News International
January 21, 2008

"Never grow tired of praying for Christian unity", Pope tells crowd
Catholic News Agency
January 20, 2008

On Christian Unity
Zenit
January 20, 2008

Union With God Leads to Christian Unity, Says Patriarch
Zenit
January 20, 2008

Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, preaches on Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Anglican Church of Canada News

100th anniversary for Week of Prayer
By Gary Stern / Journal News
January 18, 2008

Pope reminds audience of Christian unity prayer week

Catholic World News
January 16, 2008

Pope says never stop praying, asking God for Christian unity
News Briefs / Catholic News Service
January 16, 2008

Anniversary event for unity week held in chapel where it began
News Briefs / Catholic News Service
January 16, 2008

Unity Week to Focus on Unceasing Prayer
Zenit
January 15, 2008

Wheels in motion to celebration unity week centennial
By Michael Swan/ The Catholic Register
February 2, 2007

Singing Praises of Hymn Contest
By Charles W. Bell / New York Daily News
July 29, 2006

Media Contact:
Kari Willis
Franciscan Friars of the Atonement
Phone: 845-424- 3671, ext. 2123
Email: [email protected]

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