Archive for 1999

Archive pour 1999

Polish Churches Plan Major Agreement on Baptism for Year 2000

by Jonathan Luxmoore, Ecumenical News International [WARSAW] Minority churches in Poland plan to celebrate the new millennium by joining Roman Catholics in a mutual recognition of baptism. The churches are also considering a joint acknowledgment – with the Roman Catholic Church – of “guilt and forgiveness” for past wrongs. “Many people have warmed to these
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Posted: August 15, 1999 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4959
Categories: ENIIn this article: baptism
Transmis : 15 aoüt 1999 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=4959
Catégorie : ENIDans cet article : baptism


Bishops between a rock and a hard place

Catholics are permitted to support attempts to limit the evil aspects of an abortion law, says Pope John Paul in his encyclical Evangelium Vitae. In Germany, however, the moral complexities have made the Church draw back, which threatens to reduce its influence in society. A journalist on the weekly Rheinischer Merkur highlights the German bishops’ dilemma.
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Posted: August 21, 1999 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6689
Categories: The TabletIn this article: abortion, Catholic, ethics, social policy, theology
Transmis : 21 aoüt 1999 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6689
Catégorie : The TabletDans cet article : abortion, Catholic, ethics, social policy, theology


ELCA Assembly Praised for Ecumenical Work

DENVER (ELCA) — The 1999 Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Churchwide Assembly received greetings from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) and three Reformed churches that are in full communion with the ELCA the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Reformed Church in America, and United Church of Christ. The churchwide assembly, the chief legislative authority
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Posted: August 25, 1999 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4698
Categories: ELCA News
Transmis : 25 aoüt 1999 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=4698
Catégorie : ELCA News


Ecumenism must Be More Popular, less Elitist, Says WCC Official

by Jerry L. Van Marter, Ecumenical News Service GENEVA – The ecumenical movement of the 21st century must focus less on church institutions and more on the church as “the whole people of God,” the moderator of the World Council of Churches‘ (WCC) central committee said on August 26. At a press conference following his
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Posted: August 30, 1999 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4867
Categories: ENIIn this article: ecumenism
Transmis : 30 aoüt 1999 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=4867
Catégorie : ENIDans cet article : ecumenism


Parliament of World’s Religions to Hold Conference in Louisville

The founding director of “No More Violence” will reveal the numerous community factors that influence youth violence at a special conference, 8:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 9 at the Cathedral of the Assumption in Louisville. The event will preview the Dec. 1 -8 Parliament of the World’s Religions in Cape Town, South Africa.
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Posted: August 31, 1999 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4952
Categories: NewsIn this article: Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions
Transmis : 31 aoüt 1999 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=4952
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions