Author: Evans Chama

A Greek Orthodox Giant of Unity

Aristokles Spyrou was born in 1886, in Greece. After completing his seminary education he was ordained a deacon in 1910 and took the name Athenagoras. More Stories: Towards an African Pentecost!

The Patroness of Christian Unity

This month I’d like to introduce to you the patroness of Christian unity, Maria Gabriella Sagheddu. She was born in 1914 in Italy. Sr Maria Gabriella Sagheddu, the Trappist patroness of ecumenism. Motivated to...

The Father of Modern Ecumenism

Paul Couturier was born in France in 1881 to a family of a Jewish background and grew up among Muslims in Algeria. As a priest for the archdiocese of Lyon, Fr Couturier found his...

Let’s meet the saints of Christian Unity

Dear reader, we begin a journey of encounter with Saints of Christian Unity. Perhaps you wonder, is there such a thing as Saints of Christian Unity? And for what use? I have been inspired...

Laying the foundations for peace

In a city torn apart by war and natural disaster, a parish is trying to lay the foundations for peace by building a sports ground. Parish priest Fr EVANS CHAMA M.Afr invites us into...