Pope's quotes: Authentic dialogue

A quote from Pope Francis:

“Meeting each other, seeing each other face to face, exchanging the embrace of peace, and praying for each other, are all essential aspects of our journey towards the restoration of full communion. All of this precedes and always accompanies that other essential aspect of this journey, namely, theological dialogue. An authentic dialogue is, in every case, an encounter between persons with a name, a face, a past, and not merely a meeting of ideas.”

— Address to Pontifical Representation in Istanbul, Turkey, Nov. 30, 2014

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