TThe Ecumenical Character of the Catholic Church

"The Church of Christ is and must be an international institution – a Catholic one. For it is aimed at the salvation of all people - the good of all peoples in the world and at all times."

 "...although the true Church of Christ embraces the whole world and is an international (cosmopolitan) Church, it is again on the other hand, it is for each nation of its own, - such a specific - as it is no other general institution and Do not get to be..."