Exhibition on Pope John Paul II and the Jewish people.

“A blessing to one another: Pope John Paul II and the Jewish People” is the title of an exhibition opening today in the Vatican (Charlemagne Wing, 29 July to 17 September), previously displayed in a number of state capitals in the U.S.A., where it received more than a million visitors. The exhibition, presented as a Read More

“All Christians have Jewish roots”, affirms Pope Francis.

On 30 June, Pope Francis received in audience the participants in the international congress promoted by the International Council of Christians and Jews, held in Rome from 28 June to 1 July on the theme “The fiftieth anniversary of Nostra Aetate: the past, present and future of relations between Jews and Christians”. The Pope expressed Read More

Superior General of Brothers of Sion meets Pope Francis.

Brothers and Sisters of Sion attended the meeting of the Judeo-Christian International Fellowship on the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate document, making an evaluation and opening new challenges for dialogue between Jews and Christians.“In the encounter or re-encounter of several Jewish and Christian friends, we had numerous major conferences and seminars in small groups”, the Read More

Sisters of London promote 45th Annual Cardinal Bea Memorial Lecture.

Many people attended the 45th annual Cardinal Bea Memorial Lecture at the Sion Centre for Dialogue and Encounter in Bayswater House on 10th June. Cardinal Bea was very influential in the writing of Nostra Aetate, the Vatican II Declaration on the relation of the Church to Non-Christian Religions. This year we celebrate 50 years of Read More

Sion promotes Conference on Nostra Aetate’s 50th anniversary in Sao Paulo.

From the left: Jorge, Rabbi Sternschein e Sr. Cristiane.  On 11 May (Monday), the Sisters of Sion in Brazil and the Ministry Ecumenism and Interreligious Dialogue promoted a conference entitled: “Jewish reflection on the 50th anniversary of the Declaration Nostra Aetate: commitments, advances and prospects” with Rabbi Ruben Sternschein.The event took place at the College Read More

Sisters of Sion participate of Congress on Vatican II in Brazil.

The Sisters of Our Lady of Sion, apostolic and contemplative Sisters, and associates of Sion from Sergipe (Brazil) attended the “Congress Vatican II” on 30 April to 3 May, held at the Major Seminary of Our Lady of the Conception in Sergipe. Sister Ivete Holtmam, a member of Sion Congregational Leadership Team participated in a Read More