Cradle of Hope Charismatic Conference June 19, 20 & 21, 2015

Toronto Ontario, Canada

Thomas Cardinal Collins – Archbishop of Toronto

Michelle Moran – ICCRS President
Member of the Pontifical Council for the Laity

Prof. Matteo Calisi
Past Vice-President of ICCRS and CFCCF
Member of the Pontifical Council for the Laity
Member of “United in Christ” Ecuminical Ministry

Mark Nimo
Past ICCRS Councilor
Director of Religious Education, Chicago
Masters Degree on Pastoral Studies

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Charismatic leaders pursuing unity will speak at Ottawa conference

Francis, Ecumenism, and the Common Witness to Christ

On Ecumenical Dialogue With Pentecostals

Fire and Fusion Conference Focuses on Love as Road to Christian Unity

In Toronto, Catholics and Evangelicals “United in Christ”

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Pope Francis is opening up dialogue between Catholics and Pentecostals

Vatican City, August 07, 2014 ( Deborah Castellano Lubov

A promoter of Catholic-Pentecostal relations believes Pope Francis is opening up 
dialogue between Catholics and Pentecostals.

Matteo Calisi with Pope Francis 2014_AugustMatteo Calisi is the founder and president of the Comunità di Gesù (Community of Jesus), located in Bari, Italy.  Together with Pentecostal Pastor Dr. Giovanni Traettino, Bishop of the Evangelical Church of the Reconciliation, Matteo founded in 1992 Consultazione Carismatica Italiana (Italian Charismatic Consultation – CCI), a joint committee of Catholic Charismatics and Pentecostal Evangelicals.

This committee began a dialogue between Catholics and Pentecostals in Italy.  Presently, Calisi still serves as co-president with Pastor Traettino.  Among those with whom they have collaborated is Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher of the Papal Household.

Calisi has collaborated with the Pontifical Council for the Laity and in 2008, Pope Benedict XVI appointed him as a Member of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, which he served on until the end of 2013. He has personally met Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI on various occasions.

Calisi spoke with ZENIT on his friendship with Pastor Giovanni Traettino, his views on the significance of the Pope’s meeting with Pentecostals in Caserta, as well as what this means for ecumenical dialogue.   Continue reading
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Pope’s Unity Blessing Goes Viral

Pope Francis Message on Christian-Unity-to Pentecostal Conference
A historic Unity Blessing sent from Pope Francis to a Kenneth Copeland Ministries Pastor’s Conference and the Church at large has gone viral.  
(view on YouTube)
The roots of this unprecedented event go back to the days when the Charismatic renewal swept through the Catholic Church.  One of the Italian Catholic Charismatic leaders, Matteo Calisi, and Italian Evangelical pastor Continue reading

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