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Scottish Churches’ first steps to union

[SCOTLAND | ACNS 3257] The Scottish Church Initiative for Union (SCIFU) began its work in 1996 in the closing years of “the ecumenical century of the Christian Church” when Christians from different traditions – “often bitterly and even violently divided” – began to talk, work and witness together and even re-unite after long separation. SCIFU
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Posted: January 15, 2003 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=51
Categories: NewsIn this article: Anglican
Transmis : 15 janvier 2003 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=51
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Anglican


A Vatican reflection on the ‘New Age’

Jesus Christ, Bearer of Living Water: A Christian Reflection on the ‘New Age’, prepared by the Pontifical Council for Culture and the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue VATICAN CITY, FEB 3, 2003 (VIS) – Today in the Holy See Press Office there was a conference to present the document “Jesus Christ, Bearer of Living Water.
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Posted: February 3, 2003 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=52
Categories: NewsIn this article: Catholic
Transmis : 3 février 2003 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=52
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Catholic


ELCA Ecumenical Affairs Staff Seeks Advice on Priorities

DENVER, Colo. (ELCA) — The Department for Ecumenical Affairs of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) was advised to continue current bilateral church dialogues, build on positive signs from recent meetings with officials of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) and maintain funding for the Lutheran World Federation (LWF). The department’s advisory committee discussed those
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Posted: February 10, 2003 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4793
Categories: ELCA News
Transmis : 10 février 2003 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=4793
Catégorie : ELCA News


Anglican and United Churches renew formal dialogue between denominations

[Toronto – February 18, 2003] The Anglican Church of Canada and The United Church of Canada have begun an ongoing dialogue. These are the first formal conversations between the two denominations since the end of the Plan of Union talks in the 1970s. The meeting took place February 13-16, 2003 at the Vancouver School of
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Posted: February 18, 2003 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=53
Categories: NewsIn this article: Anglican, United Church of Canada
Transmis : 18 février 2003 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=53
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Anglican, United Church of Canada


Catholic-Jewish statement on human life, family values

VATICAN CITY, MAR 4, 2003 (VIS) – After a preliminary meeting in Jerusalem on June 5, 2002, high ranking delegations of the Holy See’s Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews and of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel met in Grottaferrata near Rome, February 23-27, 2003, according to a joint communiqué made public yesterday afternoon
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Posted: March 4, 2003 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=54
Categories: CommuniquéIn this article: Catholic, Judaism
Transmis : 4 mars 2003 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=54
Catégorie : CommuniquéDans cet article : Catholic, Judaism


Catholics, Anglicans debate awkward communion issue

A photo of Governor General Adrienne Clarkson, a devout Anglican, standing before a Roman Catholic archbishop to receive communion has prompted a renewed discussion in the two denominations over the issue of who may take communion in a Catholic church.

After the photo was published in January in the Ottawa Citizen, there was a flurry of letters to the newspaper over the issue. The story was widely covered across the country and the letters and coverage prompted a published response in the newspaper from Archbishop Marcel Gervais, Catholic archbishop of Ottawa.
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Posted: March 15, 2003 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6470
Categories: Anglican JournalIn this article: Anglican, Canada, Catholic, eucharist, sacramental sharing
Transmis : 15 mars 2003 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6470
Catégorie : Anglican JournalDans cet article : Anglican, Canada, Catholic, eucharist, sacramental sharing


ELCA Presiding Bishop Meets Pope John Paul II

VATICAN CITY (ELCA) — The Rev. Mark S. Hanson, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), called for the possibility of “limited interim Eucharistic sharing” between Lutherans and Roman Catholics in a brief meeting here March 24 with Pope John Paul II. Currently, it is not possible for Lutherans to commune in
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Posted: March 25, 2003 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4795
Categories: ELCA News
Transmis : 25 mars 2003 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=4795
Catégorie : ELCA News


Reception, Unity Key Topics of ELCA Visit to the Vatican

VATICAN CITY (ELCA) — Lutheran and Roman Catholic congregations must engage in a “reception” process for the agreement reached in the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification (JDDJ), and the document should be presented in terms that members can understand, said Cardinal Walter Kasper, president of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian
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Posted: March 28, 2003 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4799
Categories: ELCA News
Transmis : 28 mars 2003 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=4799
Catégorie : ELCA News


Regional news

West Bridging the Gap Ministry, an interfaith program for prisoners and ex-offenders, held a banquet in Winnipeg, Nov. 15, 2002 as part of Restorative Justice week. “We hope to provide a spiritual presence and support to men and women who are incarcerated, about to be released, or presently reintegrating into society, as well as to
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Posted: March 31, 2003 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=55
Categories: CCEIn this article: Centre Canadien d’œcuménisme
Transmis : 31 mars 2003 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=55
Catégorie : CCEDans cet article : Centre Canadien d’œcuménisme


National news

The list of new appointments to the Order of Canada was announced, January 17, by Governor General Adrienne Clarkson. On this occasion, Fr. Irénée Beaubien S.J., founder of the Canadian Centre for Ecumenism, was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in recognition of his pioneering work in interdenominational and intercultural relations.

Posted: March 31, 2003 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=56
Categories: CCEIn this article: Centre Canadien d’œcuménisme
Transmis : 31 mars 2003 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=56
Catégorie : CCEDans cet article : Centre Canadien d’œcuménisme


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