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Archive for 2008

Archive pour 2008

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Pope: Ecumenism Helping Gospel to Spread

 — November 24, 200824 novembre 2008

The growth in ecumenical relations has great promise for the proclamation of the Gospel in our time, says Benedict XVI.

The Pope affirmed this today when he presided at an ecumenical celebration with Aram I, Catholicos of Cilicia of the Armenians. A delegation from the Catholicosate also participated in the event.
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Posted: November 24, 2008 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=527
Categories: NewsIn this article: Catholic
Transmis : 24 novembre 2008 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=527
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Catholic

Help us record the history of ecumenism

 — December 2, 20082 décembre 2008

Help us record the history of ecumenism in our community!

You are invited to share your stories about local ecumenical events or activities that have improved relationships between Christians in Saskatchewan over the years.

Stories will be collected and included in an anniversary history book being prepared by The Prairie Centre for Ecumenism to mark its 25th anniversary in 2009. Please take some time to write up an event or activity, past or present, which brought you closer to other Christians in your area. Photographs are also welcome.

Send submissions to:
The Prairie Centre for Ecumenism,
600 – 45 St. West, Saskatoon, SK. S7L 5W9
E-mail: pce [at] ecumenism [dot] net

We look forward to hearing from you!
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Posted: December 2, 2008 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=528
Categories: NewsIn this article: ecumenical centre, Prairie Centre for Ecumenism
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : ecumenical centre, Prairie Centre for Ecumenism

Church leader wants Christians to celebrate Easter on same day

 — December 3, 20083 décembre 2008

Lebanon-based Armenian Orthodox leader Aram I has at a Vatican meeting with Pope Benedict XVI proposed that the world’s churches set a common date for Easter, when Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus.
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Posted: December 3, 2008 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=529 Transmis : 3 décembre 2008 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=529

Un responsable chrétien souhaite que les chrétiens célèbrent Pâques le même jour

 — December 5, 20085 décembre 2008

Le responsable orthodoxe arménien basé au Liban Aram Ier a, lors d’une rencontre avec le pape Benoît XVI, proposé que les Eglises du monde entier fixent une date commune pour Pâques, fête lors de laquelle les chrétiens célèbrent la résurrection de Jésus.
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Posted: December 5, 2008 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=530 Transmis : 5 décembre 2008 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=530

Moscow Patriarch Alexei II has died

 — December 5, 20085 décembre 2008

Patriarch Alexei II of the Russian Orthodox Church has died at his residence in Peredelkino, 40 kilometres from central Moscow, the church’s Moscow Patriarchate has announced.

No cause was given for the death on 5 December of the 79-year-old patriarch.

The previous evening Alexei held a church service in one of Moscow’s central cathedrals to mark a major religious holiday, the RIA-Novosti news agency reported. It said the church’s ruling body, the Holy Synod, was to gather for an urgent meeting in Moscow on 6 December following the death of its leader.
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Posted: December 5, 2008 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=531
Categories: NewsIn this article: Orthodox
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Orthodox

Hawkins elected bishop in Saskatchewan

 — December 8, 20088 décembre 2008

Michael Hawkins was elected as the next bishop of the diocese of Saskatchewan on Dec. 6 at a synod held at St. Alban’s Cathedral in Prince Albert. Mr. Hawkins, who has served as the rector St. Alban’s Cathedral and as dean of Saskatchewan since 2001, was voted in by a decisive margin in both clergy and lay houses on the first ballot.
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Posted: December 8, 2008 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=532
Categories: Anglican JournalIn this article: Anglican
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Catégorie : Anglican JournalDans cet article : Anglican

Michael Hawkins elected as Anglican bishop of Saskatchewan

 — December 9, 20089 décembre 2008

The Rev. Michael Hawkins was elected as bishop of the Anglican diocese of Saskatchewan on Saturday. The election was held at St. Alban’s Cathedral in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, the seat of the diocese. The bishop-elect has been rector of St. Alban’s since 2001, and also serves as Dean of Saskatchewan. Rev. Hawkins was elected to succeed Bishop Anthony Burton who took up parish ministry in Dallas last September. The diocese has announced that March 6th has been set as the date for the consecration of their new bishop.
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Posted: December 9, 2008 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=533
Categories: NewsIn this article: Anglican Church of Canada, bishops, Michael Hawkins, Saskatchewan
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Anglican Church of Canada, bishops, Michael Hawkins, Saskatchewan

New Vatican Instruction on Bioethics

 — December 12, 200812 décembre 2008

New Vatican Instruction on Bioethics

A new document entitled Dignitatis Personae was released by the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on Friday morning. The document on “certain questions of bioethics” is intended to update the current teaching on moral issues arising from in-vitro fertilization, stem cell technology, cloning, and other embryonic research. The last comprehensive CDF Instruction on these issues was published February 22, 1987 with the title Donum Vitae.

• The document is available on the CCCB website.
• A summary of the document was released to reporters at the morning news conference. It is available on the Vatican Information Service website.
• An excellent explanation of the document and its history is available from John L. Allen Jr. at the National Catholic Reporter.
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Posted: December 12, 2008 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=534
Categories: NewsIn this article: Catholic
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Catholic

Joint communiqué of Muslim-Christian symposium in Tehran

 — December 14, 200814 décembre 2008

Joint communiqué of the symposium on “Religion and peaceful co-existence”

The World Council of Churches (WCC, Geneva, Switzerland) and Centre for Inter-religious Dialogue of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (Tehran, Iran) held their fifth symposium in Tehran on13-14 December 2008.
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Posted: December 14, 2008 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=535
Categories: CommuniquéIn this article: Islam
Transmis : 14 décembre 2008 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=535
Catégorie : CommuniquéDans cet article : Islam

Christian-Muslim dialogues receiving more attention

 — December 17, 200817 décembre 2008

A few years ago, other than a few specialists in Christian-Muslim dialogue, the average churchgoer would have little awareness of the tentative steps taken in dialogue between Christians and Muslims. The Danish cartoon controversy and Pope Benedict’s comments at a lecture in Regensburg re-focused attention on the difficult relationship between Christianity and Islam. Since then, there has been an intentional effort to bring more publicity to the existing forms of dialogue. There have also been new forums for dialogue established.
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Posted: December 17, 2008 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=536
Categories: Communiqué, Dialogue, DocumentsIn this article: Catholic, Christian, Christianity, interfaith, Islam, statements, Vatican, WCC
Transmis : 17 décembre 2008 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=536
Catégorie : Communiqué, Dialogue, DocumentsDans cet article : Catholic, Christian, Christianity, interfaith, Islam, statements, Vatican, WCC

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