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Broadcast of Historic Jerusalem Meeting Between Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis

On Sunday, May 25, 2014, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis will meet in the Holy Sepulcher (the Empty Tomb of Christ) in Jerusalem to commemorate the 50-year anniversary of the meeting between their predecessors, Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras and Pope Paul VI. They will lead a prayer of thanksgiving at 7 pm local time, which will be broadcast live. For viewing information and additional information about the Apostolic Pilgrimage, visit www.apostolicpilgrimage.org

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Epistle Reading: 2 Corinthians 8:7-15

Gospel Reading: Mark 3:6-12

Andrew the General & Martyr & his 2,593 soldiers; Holy Martyrs Timothy, Agapius and Thecla; Theophanes the New Wonderworker of Macedonia; Afterfeast of the Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary

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