Archive for 2007

Archive pour 2007

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Saskatoon priest resigns over same-sex issue

[Anglican Journal] Rev. Shawn Sanford Beck, an Anglican priest in the diocese of Saskatoon who recently declared that he intends to marry gay couples if asked and who was asked by his bishop to reconsider his position by March 31 or risk losing his license to minister, has resigned his position.
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Posted: May 1, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=314
Categories: Anglican JournalIn this article: Anglican
Transmis : 1 mai 2007 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=314
Catégorie : Anglican JournalDans cet article : Anglican


L’Arche Ecumenical Prayer Night

All are invited to a Friends of L’Arche Prayer Night, hosted by the L’Arche Saskatoon Project, on Wednesday May 2, 2007 from 7:00-7:45pm in the hall of St. Timothy’s Anglican Church, 2101 Lansdowne Ave. (2 blocks south of Taylor St.). L’Arche Saskatoon Project is part of an international network of communities where people with and without intellectual disabilities share life together in the spirit of the Gospel and of the Beatitudes that Jesus preached. For more information, contact Wyndham Thiessen at 262-7243 or Robert and Margaret Sanche at 374-5501.
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Posted: May 2, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=315 In this article: events, L'Arche, prayer Transmis : 2 mai 2007 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=315 Dans cet article : events, L'Arche, prayer


Communiqué: Anglican-Lutheran International Commission

The Third Anglican-Lutheran International Commission (ALIC) held its second meeting at White Point, Nova Scotia, Canada between 14 and 20 May, 2007, under the chairmanship of the Rt Rev. Fred Hiltz, Anglican Bishop of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, and the Rev. Dr Thomas Nyiwé, President of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cameroon.
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Posted: May 20, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=2255
Categories: CommuniquéIn this article: Anglican, Lutheran
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Catégorie : CommuniquéDans cet article : Anglican, Lutheran


Faithful Witnesses

There is more to expound and comment on, regarding chapter one, the last section, of A Handbook of Spiritual Ecumenism (HSE). This section is entitled “Witnesses to the Word of God” (nn. 19-25) and offers remarkable teaching and encouragement.
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Posted: May 22, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=3109
Categories: Reconciliation & unityIn this article: spiritual ecumenism, Walter Kasper
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Catégorie : Reconciliation & unityDans cet article : spiritual ecumenism, Walter Kasper


Congress 2007

The Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences will be in Saskatoon from May 26 to June 2. Congress, as it is now called, was once known as the Learned Societies’ Conference. Now in its 76th year, it is an important annual gathering of academic societies in the liberal arts from across Canada. According to the website, it is the largest annual academic gathering in Canada; and its multidisciplinary character marks it as unique in the world. In 2006, approximately 8,000 delegates representing over 68 learned societies went to Toronto from all over North America, Europe, Africa and Asia to present their research and to debate some of the most important social and cultural questions of the day.

Complete programs of events planned by these societies are available on their individual websites. Some highlights include:

Saturday, May 26 (all day)
The theme of the CETA annual meeting is Evangelical-Roman Catholic encounter. All of the presentations will relate to aspects of this theme. Keynote speaker: Gregory Baum (McGill)

Sunday, May 27, 10:30-11:25 (CTS)
Laurie Lamoreux Scholes (Concordia) – Building Bridges across Difference: A Study of the Christian Ecumenical Movement of the Early 20th Century (A Blueprint for the Interfaith Movement?)

Tuesday, May 29, 11:00-12:30 (Joint session of CSCH & CCHA)
Commemorating the Contribution of John Webster Grant to Canadian religious Historiography (a panel discussion)

Tuesday, May 29, 3:35-5:30 (CTS panel)
Bridging Churches: Development of the Understanding of Church through Canadian Ecumenical Dialogues (Moderators: Gail Allan and Mary Marrocco; Presentations: Helmut Harder, Sandra Beardsall, Susan Brown)
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Posted: May 26, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=316
Categories: NewsIn this article: Canada, events, Saskatoon
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Canada, events, Saskatoon


Preparing for Ecumenical Ministries

St. Andrew’s College, Saskatoon is pleased to announced that Sandra Beardsall, professor of ecumenics and church history, will offer a five-day course (for credit or audit) called “Preparing for Ecumenical Ministries,” June 4-8, 2007 (course #HA 356).
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Posted: June 4, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=317 In this article: education, Saskatoon, shared ministry, St. Andrew's College Transmis : 4 juin 2007 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=317 Dans cet article : education, Saskatoon, shared ministry, St. Andrew's College


Joint Declaration by the Pope and Chrysostomos II

Following this morning’s private meeting, and their exchange of speeches, the Pope and His Beatitude Chrysostomos II, signed a Joint declaration in the presence of the Catholic and Cypriot Orthodox delegations. In the declaration, Benedict XVI and the archbishop of New Justiniana and All Cyprus declare their “sincere and firm desire, in obedience to the will of Our Lord Jesus Christ, to intensify the search for full unity among all Christians. … We wish the Catholic and Orthodox faithful of Cyprus to live fraternally and in full solidarity. … Furthermore, we wish to support and promote theological dialogue which, through the competent international commission, is preparing to consider the most onerous questions that marked the historical event of division. It is necessary to reach substantial agreement over full communion in the faith, in sacramental life and in the exercise of pastoral ministry.”
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Posted: June 16, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=318
Categories: Vatican NewsIn this article: Catholic, Orthodox
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Catégorie : Vatican NewsDans cet article : Catholic, Orthodox


Déclaration commune de Chrysostomos II et Benoît XVI

Après leur rencontre privée et l’échange de discours, le Pape et don hôte SB Chrysostomos II de Chypre ont signé une Déclaration commune, dans laquelle ils déclarent leur sincère et ferme engagement à obéir à la volonté du Seigneur en intensifiant leur recherche de la pleine unité entre tous les chrétiens. Le Pape et l’Archevêque désirent que les catholiques et les orthodoxes de Chypre vivent fraternellement et solidairement. “Nous voulons en outre soutenir et développer le dialogue théologique qui, par le biais de la Commission internationale s’apprête à traiter des points les plus complexes ayant marqué la division historique” des Eglises. “Nous devons parvenir à un accord substantiel en vue de la communion parfaite dans la foi, dans la vie sacramentelle et l’exercice du ministère pastoral”.
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Posted: June 16, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=319
Categories: NewsIn this article: Catholic, Orthodox
Transmis : 16 juin 2007 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=319
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Catholic, Orthodox


Augsburg/ABC merger almost complete

[ACC News] The merger of Augsburg Fortress and the Anglican Book Centre is almost complete, with only a few legal and technical details renaming.
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Posted: June 20, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=321
Categories: NewsIn this article: Anglican, books, Lutheran
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Anglican, books, Lutheran


Anglicans, Lutherans celebrate relationship

[ACC News — Winnipeg] Nearly 1,000 Anglicans and Lutherans spent a day together in worship at the Winnipeg Convention Centre Thursday to celebrate six years of full communion between their two churches — and also to consider global warming.

The Anglican Primate, Archbishop Andrew Hutchison, and National Lutheran Bishop Raymond Schultz, both of whom retire this week, took part in the liturgy with the theme of the “water” running through it.

Both the Anglican Church of Canada and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada are holding their major decision-making conventions in Winnipeg this week.
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Posted: June 21, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=322
Categories: NewsIn this article: Anglican, Lutheran
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Anglican, Lutheran


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