Archive for 2009

Archive pour 2009

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The Anglican-Old Catholic International Co-ordinating Council – Communiqué

The Anglican-Old Catholic International Co-ordinating Council – Communiqué

The Anglican-Old Catholic International Co-ordinating Council (AOCICC) met in the International Study Centre, Canterbury, England, from 26 to 29 October 2009. The Council welcomed the Revd Carola von Wrangel from the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe as a new member.

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Posted: November 4, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=612
Categories: CommuniquéIn this article: Anglican
Transmis : 4 novembre 2009 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=612
Catégorie : CommuniquéDans cet article : Anglican


Anglican apostolic constitution published today

This morning the Vatican announced the publication of the apostolic constitution enacting the canonical provisions for new Anglican ordinariates. As well, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issued “complementary norms” to accompany the apostolic constitution.

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Posted: November 9, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=613
Categories: Documents, Vatican NewsIn this article: Anglican, Benedict XVI, Catholic
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Catégorie : Documents, Vatican NewsDans cet article : Anglican, Benedict XVI, Catholic


US Catholic & Polish National Catholic churches discuss clergy transfers

US Catholic & Polish National Catholic churches discuss clergy transfers

The challenges of clergy transfers between churches stood as a key topic at the annual Polish National Catholic-Roman Catholic dialogue, this year at the Polish National Catholic Church (PNCC) Center in Scranton, Pennsylvania, September 28-29. Bishop Edward U. Kmiec of Buffalo and Bishop Anthony Mikovsky of the Central diocese of the PNCC co-chaired the meeting.
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Posted: November 13, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=614
Categories: NewsIn this article: Catholic
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Catholic


US Muslims and Catholics discuss role of faith in the public square

US Muslims and Catholics discuss role of faith in the public square

Muslims and Catholics discussed religion in the public square at an interreligious dialogue, October 25-27, in Milwaukee. Deliberations began with a well-attended public lecture entitled, “Faithful Citizenship – Catholic and Muslim Engagement in Civic Life” at the Islamic Center School. The Catholic perspective was presented by Michael Hovey, coordinator of the Office for Ecumenical and Interfaith Affairs of the Archdiocese of Detroit. The Islamic perspective was given by Dr. Irfan Omar, Professor of Islamic Studies at Marquette University.

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Posted: November 13, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=615
Categories: NewsIn this article: Catholic, Islam
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Catholic, Islam


New Anglican bishop elected for Saskatoon: David Irving

New Anglican bishop elected for Saskatoon: David Irving

David Irving, currently the executive archdeacon of the diocese of Kootenay, has been elected the new bishop of the diocese of Saskatoon. Bishop-elect Irving will replace Bishop Rodney Andrews , who is retiring on Feb. 28.

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Posted: November 18, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=616
Categories: Anglican JournalIn this article: Anglican Church of Canada, bishops, Saskatoon
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Catégorie : Anglican JournalDans cet article : Anglican Church of Canada, bishops, Saskatoon


BC Court rules on disputed Anglican church properties

Court rules church properties remain with diocese of New Westminster

The Supreme Court of British Columbia ruled yesterday that the Anglican Church of Canada‘s diocese of New Westminster retains possession of four church properties worth an estimated $20 million. Members of congregations in these churches, who voted to leave the Anglican Church of Canada and join the more conservative Anglican Network in Canada (ANiC), claimed these properties were held in trust for them.

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Posted: November 26, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=617
Categories: Anglican JournalIn this article: Anglican Church in North America, Anglican Church of Canada
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Catégorie : Anglican JournalDans cet article : Anglican Church in North America, Anglican Church of Canada


Jewish-Catholic Dialogue Rejects Coercion in Matters of Faith

Catholic and Jewish leaders agreed at a fall dialogue that proselytism understood as coercion or manipulation is a corruption of authentic witness to one’s faith. “Any effort to lead a person to faith that tramples on human freedom betrays a lack of respect for human dignity,” said Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Atlanta, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs.

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Posted: November 30, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=618
Categories: DialogueIn this article: Catholic, evangelism/evangelization, Judaism, proselytism, religious freedom, US Conference of Catholic Bishops, USA
Transmis : 30 novembre 2009 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=618
Catégorie : DialogueDans cet article : Catholic, evangelism/evangelization, Judaism, proselytism, religious freedom, US Conference of Catholic Bishops, USA


Canadian Government cuts funding for KAIROS overseas work

Canadian Government cuts funding for KAIROS overseas work
CIDA cuts to KAIROS will devastate human rights work overseas

(Toronto) The Canadian government’s decision to cut funding to KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives will have a devastating impact on KAIROS‘ overseas partners and the thousands of marginalized people in local communities they support, KAIROS announced today.
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Posted: December 2, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=619
Categories: NewsIn this article: Canada, human rights, justice, KAIROS
Transmis : 2 décembre 2009 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=619
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Canada, human rights, justice, KAIROS


Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity Faith and Order Communiqué

Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity Faith and Order Communiqué

[Canterbury • ACNS4675] Grateful for the gracious guidance of the Holy Spirit, the Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order held its first meeting in Canterbury, England from 1 to 8 December 2009.

The Commission has been established by the Lambeth Conference, the Primates’ Meeting, and the Anglican Consultative Council. It builds on previous work done by the Inter-Anglican Theological and Doctrinal Commission, the Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Ecumenical Relations, and the Windsor Continuation Group. It reports to the Standing Committee of the Anglican Communion.

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Posted: December 8, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=620
Categories: CommuniquéIn this article: Anglican, theology
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Catégorie : CommuniquéDans cet article : Anglican, theology


Symposium on War and Peace: Mennonites and Christian Reformed Churches discuss and discern

Symposium on War and Peace: Mennonites and Christian Reformed Churches discuss and discern

On Oct. 17, Bruce Adema, Director of Canadian Ministries for the bi-national Christian Reformed Church and current president of the Canadian Council of Churches (CCC), and Robert J. Suderman, General Secretary of Mennonite Church Canada hosted a Symposium on War and Peace together with the Christian Reformed Church of Canada at Bethel Mennonite Church in Winnipeg.
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Posted: December 11, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=621
Categories: DialogueIn this article: Canada, Christian Reformed Church in North America, Mennonite, Mennonite Central Committee, peace, Reformed churches
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Catégorie : DialogueDans cet article : Canada, Christian Reformed Church in North America, Mennonite, Mennonite Central Committee, peace, Reformed churches


WCC Faith & Order issues are relevant for Mennonites

WCC dialogue questions relevant for Mennonites says Neufeld

How and where does the global church discuss issues such as the nature and mission of the church, sources of authority and moral discernment in the churches? One long-standing forum for important discussions such as these is the Faith and Order Plenary Commission of the World Council of Churches. This body, while not officially decision-making, gathered in Kolympari, Crete, 7-13 October 2009.

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Posted: December 15, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=622
Categories: DialogueIn this article: ecclesiology, Mennonite, Mennonite World Conference, theology, WCC
Transmis : 15 décembre 2009 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=622
Catégorie : DialogueDans cet article : ecclesiology, Mennonite, Mennonite World Conference, theology, WCC


New Catholic bishop appointed for Saskatoon: Donald Bolen

Glad tidings for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon arrived a few days before Christmas with the appointment of Msgr. Donald Bolen of Regina as seventh bishop of the diocese.

Pope Benedict XVI’s appointment of Bolen as bishop was announced Dec. 21 in Rome. The diocese of Saskatoon has been without a bishop since September, when former bishop Albert LeGatt was inaugurated as Archbishop of St. Boniface, Manitoba.

Bolen, 48, is presently serving as vicar-general of the Archdiocese of Regina, and pastor of St. Joseph parish, Balgonie; St. Agnes at Pilot Butte; and St. Peter’s Colony, Kronau.

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Posted: December 21, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=623
Categories: NewsIn this article: bishops, Canada, Catholic, Donald Bolen, Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : bishops, Canada, Catholic, Donald Bolen, Saskatchewan, Saskatoon


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