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Archive pour 2007

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SEI timetable and workshops announced

The 2007 Summer Ecumenical Institute entitled “Making Peace in the Household of God” is scheduled for June 26 to 29 in Saskatoon. As final preparations are underway, the final timetable has been released along with a list of optional workshops. The conference begins on Tuesday evening with an ecumenical worship service at St. Paul’s Cathedral at 7 p.m. Dr. David Brubaker, one of our keynote speakers, will preach the sermon. The general public is invited to attend this service.
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Posted: June 26, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=332
Categories: ConferencesIn this article: Christian unity, conflict transformation, events, Saskatoon, Summer Ecumenical Institute
Transmis : 26 juin 2007 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=332
Catégorie : ConferencesDans cet article : Christian unity, conflict transformation, events, Saskatoon, Summer Ecumenical Institute


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: ecu.net/?p=333
Categories: NewsIn this article: Anglican, Emmanuel & St. Chad, events, Saskatoon
Transmis : 1 juillet 2007 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=333
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: ecu.net/?p=334
Categories: Documents, NewsIn this article: Benedict XVI, Catholic, eucharist
Transmis : 7 juillet 2007 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=334
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: ecu.net/?p=4857
Categories: ELCA NewsIn this article: ecclesiology, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Vatican
Transmis : 11 juillet 2007 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=4857
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: ecu.net/?p=2261
Categories: Dialogue, NewsIn this article: apostolicity, Catholic, dialogue, ecumenism, Lutheran
Transmis : 13 juillet 2007 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=2261
Catégorie : Dialogue, NewsDans cet article : apostolicity, Catholic, dialogue, ecumenism, Lutheran


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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Posted: July 15, 2007 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=335 Transmis : 15 juillet 2007 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=335


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
Transmis : 21 aoüt 2007 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=338
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : books, Catholic, ecclesiology, ministry, ordination, theology, women


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