Archive for 1985

Archive pour 1985

Vatican urges new ecumenical effort

by Bruce Buursma, Chicago Tribune The Vatican’s chief ecumenical officer called Monday for a new effort to draw Roman Catholicism and the World Council of Churches into a closer relationship, challenging a widening perception that the church’s commitment to cooperative Christian efforts is flagging. Johannes Cardinal Willebrands, the Dutch-born president of the Vatican’s Secretariat for
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Posted: December 3, 1985 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6431
Categories: NewsIn this article: bishops, Catholic, Christian unity, ecumenism, Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Vatican
Transmis : 3 décembre 1985 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6431
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : bishops, Catholic, Christian unity, ecumenism, Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Vatican


Pope’s aim: unity not a superchurch

from the Orlando Sentinel The director of the Vatican department that deals with other Christians said Monday that Pope John Paul II is working toward Christian unity but not a single superchurch. Nevertheless, Cardinal Johannes Willebrands, the Dutch-born head of the Vatican secretariat for Christian unity, denied the pope is dragging his feet on forging
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Posted: December 3, 1985 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6392
Categories: News
Transmis : 3 décembre 1985 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6392
Catégorie : News


Cardinal Urges Christian Unity

by Kenneth A. Briggs, special to the New York Times [Vatican City] Johannes Cardinal Willebrands, head of the Vatican Secretariat for Christian Unity, called today for greater efforts to bring Roman Catholics and other Christians together. The Dutch Cardinal, speaking at a news conference in connection with the Synod of Bishops here, also said conditions
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Posted: December 3, 1985 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6356
Categories: NewsIn this article: Christian unity, Vatican
Transmis : 3 décembre 1985 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6356
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Christian unity, Vatican


Catholic apology to Jews would be premature: cardinal

by Paul Waters, Montreal Gazette VATICAN CITY – It would be premature for Catholic bishops to apologize for the persecution of Jews through the centuries, according to Cardinal Johannes Willebrands, president of the Secretariat for Christian Unity. A petition circulated among Roman parishes in the last few weeks asks the 165 bishops from around the
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Posted: December 3, 1985 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6423
Categories: NewsIn this article: bishops, Catholic, synods, Vatican
Transmis : 3 décembre 1985 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6423
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : bishops, Catholic, synods, Vatican


Pope interrupts synod to conduct ecumenical service for clergy

VATICAN CITY – In a major gesture of Christian unity, Pope John Paul and Roman Catholic bishops recessed an international assembly Thursday to conduct an ecumenical service with 10 Protestant and Orthodox clergymen. The 10 men have been following the bishops’ two-week meeting, called an extraordinary synod, as observers. He embraced Archbishop Stylianos Harkianakis of
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Posted: December 6, 1985 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6395
Categories: NewsIn this article: Catholic, Vatican
Transmis : 6 décembre 1985 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6395
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Catholic, Vatican