Archive for 2007

Archive pour 2007

Christian code of conduct on religious conversion wins broader backing

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is ready to join the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Vatican in supporting a code of conduct to guide activities seeking converts to Christianity.
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Posted: August 15, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=336
Categories: WCC News
Transmis : 15 aoüt 2007 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=336
Catégorie : WCC News


Canadian Centre moves its offices

On August 15th, the Canadian Centre for Ecumenism moved its offices across Montréal to a new street-front address on Réné Lévesque Ouest. The new address is: 1819 boul. Réné Lévesque O., Montréal QC, H3H 2P5. All phone numbers, fax numbers, and email addresses will remain unchanged.
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Posted: August 15, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=337
Categories: NewsIn this article: Centre Canadien d’œcuménisme
Transmis : 15 aoüt 2007 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=337
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Centre Canadien d’œcuménisme


Bridgefolk models grass-roots ecumenism

Margaret Pfeil wants peace. She wants it so much that three and a half years ago she moved into St. Peter Claver Catholic Worker community, a house of hospitality in South Bend, Ind. She believes in radical political participation, so she doesn’t vote except in local elections. Once her student loans are paid off, she hopes to practice tax resistance by living below the poverty line. Pfeil, an assistant professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame, wants peace but sometimes she finds she needs to look outside the Catholic church to find the resources and support to help her live her faith.
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Posted: August 17, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6473
Categories: NewsIn this article: Bridgefolk, Catholic, Mennonite, spiritual ecumenism
Transmis : 17 aoüt 2007 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6473
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Bridgefolk, Catholic, Mennonite, spiritual ecumenism


Catholic women in ministry – a review

CATHOLIC WOMEN IN MINISTRY: Changing the Way Things Are, by Marie-Louise Ternier-Gommers. Novalis (Montreal, QC ). © 2007, 216pp., $21.95. Reviewed by Gertrude Rompré.
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Posted: August 21, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=338
Categories: NewsIn this article: books, Catholic, ecclesiology, ministry, ordination, theology, women
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : books, Catholic, ecclesiology, ministry, ordination, theology, women


Urgent! Join the Search!

The CCC need back copies of Week of Prayer for Christian Unity services, and stories about celebrations before 1948. Please search your shelves, cupboards, attics, offices, for existing copies you might have. With your help, we can put together a complete collection. We will be producing an anthology of prayer services to help celebrate the centenary of the Octave of Christian Unity in 2008.
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Posted: August 21, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=339
Categories: NewsIn this article: Canada, Canadian Council of Churches, WPCU
Transmis : 21 aoüt 2007 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=339
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Canada, Canadian Council of Churches, WPCU


Revised lectionary approved for Canada

The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) will publish a revised Lectionary for Sundays and Solemnities. This is the book of readings used in the public worship of the Roman Catholic Church in Canada. The revised lectionary is expected to be available next spring in order to be used for the beginning of the following liturgical season – Year B – starting 30 November 2008.
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Posted: August 24, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=340
Categories: NewsIn this article: books
Transmis : 24 aoüt 2007 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=340
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : books


L’Arche Giant Garage Sale

L’Arche Saskatoon Giant Garage Sale is Friday, August 24, 4 – 9pm, & Saturday. August 25, 8am – 3pm, at Grace Westminster United Church Hall (505 10th Street E, just west of Broadway Ave.). Please bring your donated items to Grace Westminster (East entrance) on Thurs. Aug. 23, 1 – 7pm, or Fri. Aug. 24, 9am – 1pm. Proceeds will go towards the first L’Arche home in Saskatoon for people with intellectual disabilities. For more information, call Hilary at 343-7371 or Robert at 374-5501.
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Posted: August 25, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=341 In this article: L'Arche, Saskatoon Transmis : 25 aoüt 2007 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=341 Dans cet article : L'Arche, Saskatoon


NCC joins in call for legal rights for Guantanamo prisoners

The U.S. National Council of Churches is challenging the U.S. government’s detention policy for prisoners at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo, Cuba. The NCC joined the American Jewish Committee, Anti-Defamation League, Jewish Council for Public Affairs, Muslim Public Affairs Council, and the Union for Reform Judaism, among others, in supporting two cases before the Supreme Court.
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Posted: August 27, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=342
Categories: News
Transmis : 27 aoüt 2007 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=342
Catégorie : News


Lutheran-Reformed dialogue plans study on understanding of church

Theologians from the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and the World Alliance of Reformed Churches (WARC) participating in the second meeting of the Lutheran-Reformed Joint Commission agreed to the need for further study on the understanding of the Church from the perspectives of the two faith traditions.
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Posted: August 29, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=2256
Categories: CommuniquéIn this article: Lutheran
Transmis : 29 aoüt 2007 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=2256
Catégorie : CommuniquéDans cet article : Lutheran


Support and solidarity for the Ecumenical Patriarch

At a time when the Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople – today’s Istanbul – is facing growing hardships imposed by decisions of the Turkish judiciary, members of the worldwide ecumenical family have expressed support and solidarity to His All Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.
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Posted: August 30, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=343
Categories: NewsIn this article: Bartholomew I, Conference of European Churches, Eastern churches, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Orthodox, patriarch, Phanar, WCC
Transmis : 30 aoüt 2007 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=343
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Bartholomew I, Conference of European Churches, Eastern churches, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Orthodox, patriarch, Phanar, WCC