Archive for 2006

Archive pour 2006

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Sunday preaching

Our director, Rev. Dr. Jan Bigland-Pritchard, is available about once a month to preach in various churches. She will bring a message on Christian unity and reconciliation that will be of great benefit to all. If you wish to have her speak in your church, give us a call to arrange a date. Dates are
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Posted: February 2, 2006 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=202 In this article: ecumenical centre, preaching Transmis : 2 février 2006 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=202 Dans cet article : ecumenical centre, preaching


PCE library re-catalogued

We have had volunteer help in getting our library re-catalogued from the Dewey Decimal system to the Library of Congress (LC) system. There are about 2,000 books, most of which are available for borrowing for 1 month, on a number of ecumenical and interfaith topics. Besides some videos, we also have a vertical file on
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Posted: February 2, 2006 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=203
Categories: ResourcesIn this article: books, ecumenical centre, library
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Catégorie : ResourcesDans cet article : books, ecumenical centre, library


The Church, Empire, and Post-9/11 Global Orders

Is resistance futile? The Church, Empire, and Post-9/11 Global Orders The St. Andrew’s College Winter Refresher is February 5 to 8, 2006. Theme speaker is Mark Lewis Taylor, professor of theology and culture at Princeton Theological Seminary. Additional workshops will be offered, and the whole experience can be taken as a one credit-hour course with
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Posted: February 5, 2006 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=204 In this article: events, peace, war on terror Transmis : 5 février 2006 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=204 Dans cet article : events, peace, war on terror


Leaders urge calm and dialogue in cartoon controversy

[Porto Alegré, Brazil • 14.02.2006] Christians and Muslims should work together to “put out the fire” caused by the controversial publication of cartoons depicting the prophet Mohammed, according to Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia, general secretary of the World Council of Churches. The publication of the cartoons, which first appeared last year in a Danish paper
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Posted: February 17, 2006 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=205
Categories: NewsIn this article: Islam, WCC
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Islam, WCC


United Church Expresses Regret over Muhammad Cartoons

[Toronto • 17.2.2006] The United Church of Canada has sent a letter to the Islamic Council of Imams expressing the church’s “deepest regret that the name of Muhammad has been so tragically misused in the depictions of cartoons first published in Europe, but now also in Canada.” The letter strongly condemns the publication of the
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Posted: February 17, 2006 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=206
Categories: NewsIn this article: Canada, cartoon controversy, Islam, Islamophobia, religious hatred, United Church of Canada
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Canada, cartoon controversy, Islam, Islamophobia, religious hatred, United Church of Canada


National Muslim coalition issues statement on cartoon controversy

Prominent national Canadian Muslim organizations and umbrella groups have signed an unprecedented statement praising Canada’s collective response to the cartoon controversy, saying Canada has “made Canadian Muslims proud.” “Despite a few small occurrences, Canada’s collective response to this controversy has allowed us to overcome this crisis and strengthen our democracy,” says Dr. Tyseer Aboulnasr, a
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Posted: February 17, 2006 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=207
Categories: NewsIn this article: Canada, cartoon controversy, Islam, Islamophobia, religious hatred
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Canada, cartoon controversy, Islam, Islamophobia, religious hatred


Muslim Canadian Congress urges Muslims to call off demonstrations

[Toronto • February 19, 2006] The Muslim Canadian Congress has condemned attacks on Churches in Pakistan and Nigeria that have led to the death of 15 Christians, including women and children. In an appeal to Muslims across the world, the Muslim Canadian Congress is urging them to resist the temptation of participating in public demonstrations
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Posted: February 21, 2006 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=208
Categories: NewsIn this article: Canada, cartoon controversy, Islam, Muslim Canadian Congress
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Canada, cartoon controversy, Islam, Muslim Canadian Congress


Called to be the one church

WCC assemblies have adopted texts offering a vision, or identifying the qualities, of “the unity we seek”. This assembly in Porto Alegre, Brazil, is invited to consider and adopt the present invitation to the churches.
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Posted: February 22, 2006 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=209
Categories: NewsIn this article: 2006, church, ecclesiology, WCC, WCC Assembly, WCC Commission on Faith & Order
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : 2006, church, ecclesiology, WCC, WCC Assembly, WCC Commission on Faith & Order


Appelés à être l’Église une

Les assemblées du COE ont adopté des textes qui proposaient une vision — ou précisaient les qualités — de « l’unité que nous recherchons ». L’Assemblée de Porto Alegre, au Brésil, est invitée à étudier et à adopter la présente invitation adressée aux Églises.
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Posted: February 22, 2006 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=210
Categories: NewsIn this article: 2006, WCC, WCC Commission on Faith & Order
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : 2006, WCC, WCC Commission on Faith & Order


Canadian Churches’ Racial Justice Week — March 19 to 26, 2006

The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is March 21, the anniversary of the Sharpeville Massacre in 1960.
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Posted: February 22, 2006 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=211
Categories: ResourcesIn this article: 2006, Canadian Council of Churches, Canadian Ecumenical Anti-Racism Network, education, justice, racism
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Catégorie : ResourcesDans cet article : 2006, Canadian Council of Churches, Canadian Ecumenical Anti-Racism Network, education, justice, racism


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