The story of the Magi visiting the Holy Family in Bethlehem is one very familiar to us. The Magi have sometimes been seen as a symbol of the world’s diversity – different religions and cultures – that comes to pay homage to the Christ-child.
The story might therefore represent the unity of all created that God desires.
The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in 2022 has been prepared by the churches of the Middle East, the history of which was and still is, characterised by conflict and strife, darkened by injustice and oppression.
The Christians of the Middle East offer these resources conscious that the world shares many of the travails and much of the difficulties that it experiences and yearns for a light to lead the way to the Saviour who is the light that overcomes darkness.
Christine is a strategic leader whose vision, energy, deep-rooted faith and commitment to Catholic values make her specially placed to lead CAFOD’s journey over the coming years. Christine began her career as a campaigns coordinator for CAFOD...