Archive for 2007

Archive pour 2007

Canadians and the Anglican World after General Synod

The College of Emmanuel & St. Chad in Saskatoon is pleased to invite the public to a panel discussion entitled “Canadians and the Anglican World after General Synod” on July 1, at 7 p.m. in the college chapel. As part of the college’s “Faith in the World” summer school for lay people, the panel will consider the results of the 2007 General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada. Join Cathy Hartsook, Gary Sinclair, and Dean Terry Wiebe as they frame up their experience of this year’s General Synod; the decisions made, and the ramifications for our relationship with the broader Anglican world.
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Posted: July 1, 2007 • Permanent link:
Categories: NewsIn this article: Anglican, Emmanuel & St. Chad, events, Saskatoon
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Anglican, Emmanuel & St. Chad, events, Saskatoon

Pope encourages Latin Mass

On Saturday, Pope Benedict XVI issued a motu proprio entitled Summorum Pontificum, on the use of the 1962 Latin Mass. The document has been widely expected for some months now.
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Posted: July 7, 2007 • Permanent link:
Categories: Documents, NewsIn this article: Benedict XVI, Catholic, eucharist
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Catégorie : Documents, NewsDans cet article : Benedict XVI, Catholic, eucharist

ELCA Presiding Bishop Responds to Vatican Statement on Nature of the Church

CHICAGO (ELCA) — In response to a document released by the Vatican July 10, the Rev. Mark S. Hanson, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), said the statement does not appear to change the Vatican’s previously stated positions, and it will not alter the ELCA’s commitment to ecumenism, including ongoing discussions
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Posted: July 11, 2007 • Permanent link:
Categories: ELCA NewsIn this article: ecclesiology, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Vatican
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Catégorie : ELCA NewsDans cet article : ecclesiology, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Vatican

The Apostolicity of the Church: Lutheran-Roman Catholic Commission

The Apostolicity of the Church is the title of the current study document of the Lutheran-Roman Catholic Commission on Unity. With this document, the Commission completes the 1995-2006 fourth phase of the Lutheran-Catholic dialogue at the global level. The study document of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (PCPCU) is aimed at contributing toward deepening communion between the Roman Catholic Church and Lutheran churches. The document has been sent to the respective churches of the mandating bodies and to the wider public of persons and groups engaged in the ecumenical movement.
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Posted: July 13, 2007 • Permanent link:
Categories: Dialogue, NewsIn this article: apostolicity, Catholic, dialogue, ecumenism, Lutheran
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Religious leaders build bridges

A group of Calgary clergy and lay people are quietly building bridges between the city’s Christian and Muslim communities in the wake of fears of rising interfaith tensions. Since its birth, Calgary’s Muslim-Christian Dialogue group has met on a monthly basis. While some valuable groundwork has been laid, group members are under no illusions that problems between Christians and Muslims will vanish in starry-eyed optimism and good works. They acknowledge that heated international political and theological feuds could migrate close to home. And they’d like to expand the group’s Christian complement to include more members from the evangelical wing of the faith. Christian representatives were drawn from Roman Catholic and “mainline” Protestant denominations, including Anglican, Presbyterian, Lutheran and United, as well as “unattached” members.
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