Archive for 2006

Archive pour 2006

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Religious coalition condemns violence against women

Dozens of religious leaders from a broad array of faiths have signed a declaration calling violence against women “morally, spiritually and universally intolerable.” “While as people of faith we hold divergent opinions on a wide range of issues, today we proclaim with one voice that violence against women exists in all our communities and is
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Posted: June 8, 2006 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=236
Categories: DocumentsIn this article: statements, violence, women
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Catégorie : DocumentsDans cet article : statements, violence, women


Canada and Afghanistan: A Town Hall Meeting

The Saskatoon Peace Coalition is sponsoring a town hall meeting to discuss the Canadian participation in the ongoing war in Afghanistan. What is this conflict about: Nation building? War on terror? Control oil resources? Canada – U.S. relations? Political agenda? There will be a moderated panel discussion followed by an opportunity for questions from the
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Posted: June 8, 2006 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=237 In this article: Afghanistan, Canada, peace, war on terror Transmis : 8 juin 2006 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=237 Dans cet article : Afghanistan, Canada, peace, war on terror


Kasper’s line in the sand?

Cardinal Walter Kasper, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity has given “a clear and helpful contribution” to the Church of England‘s debate over the consecration of women bishops, according to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams. The gracious response offered by Williams was to be expected between two close friends and theological colleagues. Nevertheless, Kasper’s frank address to the House of Bishops was a sign of the significance that the Vatican places on the English church’s decision. As an exercise in ecumenical brinkmanship it may be unparallelled in recent times.
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Posted: June 10, 2006 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=238
Categories: NewsIn this article: Anglican, bishops, Catholic, Church of England, ordination, Walter Kasper, women
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Anglican, bishops, Catholic, Church of England, ordination, Walter Kasper, women


A Pope for all Christians

by Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali for The Tablet. Pope John Paul II has invited leaders and theologians of other Churches to help him in seeking new forms for the papal ministry. In this article the Bishop of Rochester makes a contribution from the Anglican Communion’s point of view. As I write, conversations are taking place in
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Posted: June 12, 2006 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6550
Categories: Opinion, The TabletIn this article: Anglican, Catholic, dialogue, ecumenism, papacy, petrine ministry
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Catégorie : Opinion, The TabletDans cet article : Anglican, Catholic, dialogue, ecumenism, papacy, petrine ministry


Oikumene Film Festival

The Faith and Order Commission of the National Council of Churches USA hopes people will see a new connection between film and theology when it holds its first ever Oikumene Film Festival to promote further exploration of visual media as a form of ecumenical expression. The festival will be part of the commission’s 50th anniversary
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Posted: June 13, 2006 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=239
Categories: ConferencesIn this article: 2007, events, National Council of Churches of Christ (USA), WCC Commission on Faith & Order
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Catégorie : ConferencesDans cet article : 2007, events, National Council of Churches of Christ (USA), WCC Commission on Faith & Order


WCC Annual Review 2005

Now available in electronic and printed format, the WCC Annual Review 2005 is an illustrated account of WCC programmes and activities over the year. The Annual Review also contains key information on WCC member churches, governing bodies, finances, publications and other resources.
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Posted: June 15, 2006 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=240
Categories: Documents, Resources, WCC NewsIn this article: WCC
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Catégorie : Documents, Resources, WCC NewsDans cet article : WCC


Compte rendu annuel 2005 du COE

Disponible maintenant sous forme électronique et imprimée (en anglais seulement), le document WCC Annual Review 2005 est un compte rendu illustré des programmes et activités du COE tout au long de l’année. Il contient également des informations de base sur les Eglises membres, les organes directeurs, les finances, les publications et autres documents du COE.
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Posted: June 15, 2006 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=241
Categories: Documents, ResourcesIn this article: WCC
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Catégorie : Documents, ResourcesDans cet article : WCC


Making Peace in the Household of God

The Prairie Centre for Ecumenism is pleased to announce that its Summer Ecumenical Institute for 2007 will take place in Saskatoon June 26-29. The theme of the conference is conflict resolution and transformation within and among churches, under the working title “Making Peace in the Household of God.”

Many Canadian churches appear to be experiencing conflict, often more within than between denominations. Liberals and conservatives in many churches are in tension over issues such as human sexuality and the interpretation of scripture, and the ‘heat’ seems to be rising. The skills of courtesy, listening and dialogue, which ecumenically-minded people have been developing over the years, are today needed just as much within our churches as between them.
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Posted: June 15, 2006 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=242
Categories: NewsIn this article: Christian unity, conflict, peace, Prairie Centre for Ecumenism, resolution, Saskatoon, Summer Ecumenical Institute, transformation
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Christian unity, conflict, peace, Prairie Centre for Ecumenism, resolution, Saskatoon, Summer Ecumenical Institute, transformation


Pastor of South African church bringing together varied denominations

by Emily Enders Odom, PCUSA News Promoting the unity of the whole church is a call that the Rev. Jerry Pillay lives out daily. Pillay, the pastor of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Benoni, South Africa, and an ecumenical representative to the 217th General Assembly, is moderator of the Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa
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Posted: June 18, 2006 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4945
Categories: PCUSA NewsIn this article: church union
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Catégorie : PCUSA NewsDans cet article : church union


Mary: a meeting place for Muslims and Christians

A prominent Italian newspaper editor has appealed to Muslims to visit Marian shrines in Italy. Reminding his readers that the Qu’ran devotes an entire sura to Mary, and that Muslims and Christians jointly venerate Marian shrines in Muslim countries, Magdi Allam is puzzled why more Muslims do not visit shrines in Christian countries. Allam, an
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Posted: June 29, 2006 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=243
Categories: DialogueIn this article: interfaith, Islam, Mary
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Catégorie : DialogueDans cet article : interfaith, Islam, Mary


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