Pope Francis has denounced murderous indifference toward the tragedies that have struck the Middle East, and rallied together in the southern Italian city of Bari with Christian leaders of the Middle East in an unprecedented initiative. But why was Bari chosen? Perhaps not everyone knows that in Bari, ecumenism, isn’t just an idea, but it is its reality, and this all traces back to St. Nicholas…
Zenit was on the ground and wants to give our readers an inside look.
Bari, Pope and Patriarchs  – Copyright: Vatican Media
The people of Bari usually say to visitors that it’s enough to go to the square

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