"The joining of the relics of the two brother Apostles can also serve as a constant reminder and encouragement that, on this continuing journey, our divergences will no longer stand in the way of our common witness and our evangelising mission."
"This day is a sacred day, the day we created an autocephalous local Orthodox Church. It is a day of final independence from Russia." – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
Sixth meeting of the Commission since its foundation will bring together high profile religious leaders between 23 and 28 October for the first time in Ireland.
“It offers individual believers and the community a precious opportunity to renew our personal participation in this vocation as custodians of creation."
Representatives of Ireland's main Christian churches will explore and study the application of the Word of God to life and culture through 32 events at 15 venues.