Archive for 2005

Archive pour 2005

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Faith of our forebears: Saskatoon churches plan celebration of centennial

Faith played a vital role in the lives of our forebears. As villages were established across Saskatchewan, various denominations sprang up with them. It is this aspect of the province’s centennial that Christian church leaders want to celebrate. Rev. Allan Grundahl is head of a committee planning a Celebration of Christian Faith in Saskatoon. “This
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Posted: April 2, 2005 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6039
Categories: NewsIn this article: Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
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Pope John Paul II: Outstanding figure in modern Christendom, one of the most courageous spiritual leaders of our time

Expressing the profound sadness of the World Council of Churches (WCC) following the announcement by the Holy See of the death of His Holiness Pope John Paul II today, the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia stated that: “His Holiness Pope John Paul II will be remembered as one of the most courageous spiritual leaders of
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Posted: April 2, 2005 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=123
Categories: Memorials, NewsIn this article: John Paul II, pope, Samuel Kobia, WCC
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Le pape Jean-Paul II: Une figure de la chrétienté moderne, l’un des plus courageux chefs spirituels de notre temps

Exprimant la profonde sympathie du Conseil œcuménique des Eglises (COE) à la suite de l’annonce par le Saint Siège de la mort ce jour de sa sainteté le pape Jean-Paul II, le pasteur Samuel Kobia, secrétaire général du COE a déclaré: “Sa Sainteté le pape Jean-Paul II restera dans les mémoires comme l’un des chefs spirituels les
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Posted: April 2, 2005 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=124
Categories: NewsIn this article: John Paul II, pope, Samuel Kobia
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Le secrétaire général du COE rend hommage à Jean-Paul II

Le texte complet du tribut rendu par le secrétaire général du COE, le pasteur Samuel Kobia, au pape Jean-Paul II est dans le site web du COE. Ce texte met en évidence certains aboutissements de ce pontificat. Le pape Jean-Paul II a été l’une des personnalités les plus marquantes de ces dernières décennies, et son influence a
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Posted: April 3, 2005 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=125
Categories: NewsIn this article: John Paul II, pope, Samuel Kobia, WCC
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WCC general secretary pays tribute to Pope John Paul II

The full text of the tribute paid by WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia to Pope John Paul II, highlighting some of the specific achievements of his pontificate, is available from the WCC website. Pope John Paul II has been among the most outstanding personalities during these last decades, with an impact far beyond the Roman
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Posted: April 3, 2005 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=126
Categories: NewsIn this article: John Paul II, pope, Samuel Kobia, WCC
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Message of Condolences

The staff of the Canadian Centre for Ecumenism share the sorrow of the faithful and people of goodwill around the world in thanking God for the life and work of His Holiness John Paul II, who left us last Saturday. We are especially grateful for the many occasions of encouragement which the Holy Father gave to
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Posted: April 6, 2005 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=127
Categories: NewsIn this article: Centre Canadien d’œcuménisme, John Paul II, pope
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Message de condoléances

Le personnel du Centre Canadien d’œcuménisme partage le deuil des fidèles et des gens de bonne volonté du monde entier en rendant grâce à Dieu pour la vie et l’oeuvre de Sa Sainteté Jean-Paul II, qui nous a quittés samedi passé. Nous sommes surtout reconnaissants pour les nombreuses instances d’appui que le Saint Père a fournies
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Posted: April 6, 2005 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=128
Categories: NewsIn this article: John Paul II, pope
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Lutheran Ecumenical Representatives Honor Seminarian For Essay

CHICAGO (ELCA) — Benjamin J. Dueholm received a $500 grant toward his tuition at the University of Chicago Divinity School for his essay, “Separated by a Common Faith: Dialogue and Proclamation in Light of the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification.” The Lutheran Ecumenical Representatives Network (LERN) of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
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Posted: April 9, 2005 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4830
Categories: ELCA News
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The other half of the Church

For all the Vatican’s increasingly enlightened view of women’s role in the world, prejudice still prevents many from participating fully within Catholicism. Changing that needs to be high on the next pope’s agenda

Last week I stood in a pew at Westminster Cathedral watching the procession to the altar for Solemn Vespers for Pope John Paul II. It was an impressive, dignified sight, with Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, the bishops of Westminster diocese, priests, ecumenical and interfaith guests, and the choir gathering for a service to commemorate John Paul II. Both the procession and the service could be perceived as a metaphor for the Church and its relationship with women. The voice of a woman was heard just once, reading a bidding prayer and the reader, a cleric from another denomination, was one of just two females in the procession. The other was a young teenage altar server. The congregation, however, was different: I would estimate that more than half the people attending were women.
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Posted: April 16, 2005 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6622
Categories: The Tablet
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Benedict XVI: Kobia prays for renewed commitment to ecumenical openness and a dialogue of conversion

Geneva — In congratulating the newly-elected pope, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr. Samuel Kobia prayed for “renewed commitment” to “ecumenical openess” and “a dialogue of conversion”. Describing Benedict XVI as a man “known for his theological integrity and ecclesial loyalty, his evangelical simplicity and pastoral sensitivity,” Kobia expressed his hope that his
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Posted: April 20, 2005 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=129
Categories: NewsIn this article: Benedict XVI, Joseph Ratzinger, Samuel Kobia, WCC
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