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Author QuotedMaurice Villain
Title QuotedAbbe Paul Couturier
Date (Year/Month/Day)1960/06/06
ImprintParis : [s.n.]. 1957
Quotation"Des hommes comme Saint Seraphim, Saint François d'Assise et bien d'autres ont accompli dans leur vie l'union des Eglises." ["Men like St. Seraphim, St. Francis of Assisi and many others brought about the union of the churches in their time."] Metropolitan Eulogius Quoted in [Maurice] Villain, L'Abbe Couturier [Paris, 1957], p 51 This is exactly my ideal and my desire. There were two or three protestants among the Martyrs of Uganda-they were all one in their witness and their sanctity! A great sign.
JournalTurning Toward the World: The Pivotal Years. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 4, 1960-1963.; Edited by Victor A. Kramer. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1996, p. 9
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