Pope Francis attends Divine Liturgy with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople in Istanbul

Pope Francis attends a Divine Liturgy with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople in the patriarchal Church of St. George in Istanbul. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The following  is a list of  members:

Benjamin Durheim
Rick Koetter
Rev. Peter Lundholm
Fr. Greg Poser, OSC
Sr. Helen Rolfson, OSF (chair) [320-259-8142]
Fr. Ron Weyrens
Ex officio: Bishop Donald Kettler


Some Resources on Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations:

Encyclical of Pope St John Paul II: Ut UNUM SINT (That they May All be One):

Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Francis: (part of which has to do specifically with ecumenical and interreligious relations): EVANGELII GAUDIUM (The Joy of the Gospel):

Bishops Committee Releases Statement on Muslim-Catholic Dialogue…the Bishops Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs has released a statement condemning violence and reaffirming the Catholic commitment to dialogue with our Muslim brothers and sisters.

Jewish and Catholic Leaders Release Joint Statement

The National Council of Synagogues and the USCCB Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs issued a statement pledging to build peace and understanding between faith communities

A site of the United States Council of Catholic Bishops giving general and specific resources on ecumenical and interreligious affairs:
Vatican II: Declaration of the Relationship of the Church to Non-Christian Religions: (Nostra Aetate)