Archive for 2009

Archive pour 2009

US Catholic-Jewish dialogue examines “Note on Covenant and Mission”

US Catholic-Jewish dialogue examines “Note on Covenant and Mission”

[Washington • USCCB] Representatives of the U.S. Bishops and two Orthodox Jewish associations examined the recent Note on Covenant and Mission from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishop (USCCB) during a June 25 meeting in New York. The discussion was part of the regular consultation of the USCCB-Rabbinical Council of America/Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America.

The bishops issued A Note on Ambiguities Contained in Reflections on Covenant and Mission, June 18, to clarify aspects of a 2002 statement by a group of Catholic and Jewish scholars associated with a standing dialogue between the USCCB and the National Council of Synagogues. Some Catholic leaders had felt the efforts in “Reflections” to recognize the validity of the Jewish covenant appeared to undercut Catholic responsibility to witness to the entirety of the Christian faith.
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Posted: July 1, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=588
Categories: NewsIn this article: Catholic, Judaism
Transmis : 1 juillet 2009 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=588
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Catholic, Judaism


Inter-Anglican Standing Commission for Unity, Faith and Order – IASCUFO

Inter-Anglican Standing Commission for Unity, Faith and Order – IASCUFO

[ACNS 4638] The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Secretary General of the Anglican Communion have announced the membership of an important new commission, following extensive consultation with the Provinces of the Communion around the world. The Chair is the Most Revd Bernard Ntahoturi, Primate of the Anglican Church of Burundi.

IASCUFO will oversee the ecumenical life of the Anglican Communion, and will:

• promote the deepening of Communion between the Anglican Communion and other Christian Churches and traditions;
• advise the Provinces, the Primates, the Anglican Consultative Council, and the Archbishop of Canterbury, on all questions of ecumenical engagement, as well as on questions of Anglican Faith and Order;
• review developments in the areas of Faith, Order and Unity in the Anglican Communion and among ecumenical partners, and give advice upon them to the Churches of the Anglican Communion and to the Instruments of Communion;
• assist any Province with the assessment of new proposals in the areas of Unity, Faith and Order as requested.
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Posted: July 1, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=589
Categories: Communiqué, NewsIn this article: Anglican
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Catégorie : Communiqué, NewsDans cet article : Anglican


New Archbishop for Saint-Boniface

New Archbishop for Saint-Boniface

[Ottawa • CCCB] Pope Benedict XVI today named Most Reverend Albert LeGatt as Archbishop of Saint-Boniface. At the time of his appointment, he was Bishop of Saskatoon.

The Holy Father also accepted the resignation of Most Reverend Émilius Goulet, P.S.S., in accordance with the Code of Canon Law which sets the mandatory age of retirement for bishops at 75. Archbishop Goulet, who turned 76 last May, has served the diocese of Saint-Boniface for a little more than a year past his 75th birthday. He had been appointed Archbishop of Saint-Boniface in [June] 2001.
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Posted: July 3, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=590
Categories: NewsIn this article: Albert LeGatt, bishops, Canada, Catholic
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Albert LeGatt, bishops, Canada, Catholic


Revived Anglican-United dialogue issues report

Revived Anglican-United dialogue issues report

[ACC News] After six years of conversation, the Anglican-United Dialogue offers their churches “Drawing from the Same Well: the St. Brigid Report.” Formatted for quick reference, the report describes where Anglican and United churches are working cooperatively, and outlines the differences between the denominations.
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Posted: July 3, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=591
Categories: NewsIn this article: Anglican, United Church of Canada
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Orthodox Patriarch wants Euro-body with Catholics, Protestants

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomeos I, a spiritual leader who represents Eastern Orthodox Christianity, has called for the creation of a churches’ umbrella body in Europe to include Roman Catholics alongside Anglicans, Orthodox and Protestants.
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Posted: July 19, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=592
Categories: NewsIn this article: Anglican, Bartholomew I, Catholic, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Europe, Orthodox, patriarch, Protestant
Transmis : 19 juillet 2009 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=592
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Anglican, Bartholomew I, Catholic, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Europe, Orthodox, patriarch, Protestant


Le patriarche œcuménique souhaite une organisation rassemblant catholiques, protestants et orthodoxes

Le patriarche œcuménique Bartholomée Ier, “premier parmi ses pairs” dans la hiérarchie de l’Eglise orthodoxe, a appelé de ses vœux la création d’une organisation rassemblant anglicans, orthodoxes, protestants et catholiques romains.
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Posted: July 20, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=593
Categories: NewsIn this article: Bartholomew I, Catholic, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Europe, Orthodox, patriarch, Protestant
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Bartholomew I, Catholic, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Europe, Orthodox, patriarch, Protestant


Lutheran-Roman Catholic Commission Begins Discussion on Reformation Anniversary

The fifth round of the Lutheran – Roman Catholic Commission on Unity had its first meeting, 19-24 July 2009 at the Christian Jensen Kolleg in Breklum, Germany. The commission’s work will focus first on the ecumenical significance of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation and then on the topic “baptism and growth in communion.”
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Posted: July 24, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=2260
Categories: NewsIn this article: Catholic, Christian unity, dialogue, ecumenism, Lutheran
Transmis : 24 juillet 2009 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=2260
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Catholic, Christian unity, dialogue, ecumenism, Lutheran


Anglican leader’s concern for unity reflects Vatican concerns

Anglican leader’s concern for unity reflects Vatican concerns

Vatican concerns about how some recent decisions of the U.S. Episcopal Church will impact the search for full Anglican-Roman Catholic unity are echoed in a reflection by Anglican Archbishop Rowan Williams of Canterbury, the head of the Anglican Communion.
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Posted: July 29, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=594
Categories: CNSIn this article: Anglican, Archbishop of Canterbury, Episcopal Church, Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Rowan Williams, Vatican
Transmis : 29 juillet 2009 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=594
Catégorie : CNSDans cet article : Anglican, Archbishop of Canterbury, Episcopal Church, Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Rowan Williams, Vatican