Archive for 2009

Archive pour 2009

Canadian Government cuts funding for KAIROS overseas work

Canadian Government cuts funding for KAIROS overseas work
CIDA cuts to KAIROS will devastate human rights work overseas

(Toronto) The Canadian government’s decision to cut funding to KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives will have a devastating impact on KAIROS’ overseas partners and the thousands of marginalized people in local communities they support, KAIROS announced today.
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Posted: December 2, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=619
Categories: NewsIn this article: Canada, human rights, justice, KAIROS
Transmis : 2 décembre 2009 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=619
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Canada, human rights, justice, KAIROS


Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity Faith and Order Communiqué

Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity Faith and Order Communiqué

[Canterbury • ACNS4675] Grateful for the gracious guidance of the Holy Spirit, the Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order held its first meeting in Canterbury, England from 1 to 8 December 2009.

The Commission has been established by the Lambeth Conference, the Primates’ Meeting, and the Anglican Consultative Council. It builds on previous work done by the Inter-Anglican Theological and Doctrinal Commission, the Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Ecumenical Relations, and the Windsor Continuation Group. It reports to the Standing Committee of the Anglican Communion.

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Posted: December 8, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=620
Categories: CommuniquéIn this article: Anglican, theology
Transmis : 8 décembre 2009 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=620
Catégorie : CommuniquéDans cet article : Anglican, theology


Symposium on War and Peace: Mennonites and Christian Reformed Churches discuss and discern

Symposium on War and Peace: Mennonites and Christian Reformed Churches discuss and discern

On Oct. 17, Bruce Adema, Director of Canadian Ministries for the bi-national Christian Reformed Church and current president of the Canadian Council of Churches (CCC), and Robert J. Suderman, General Secretary of Mennonite Church Canada hosted a Symposium on War and Peace together with the Christian Reformed Church of Canada at Bethel Mennonite Church in Winnipeg.
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Posted: December 11, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=621
Categories: DialogueIn this article: Canada, Christian Reformed Church in North America, Mennonite, Mennonite Central Committee, peace, Reformed churches
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Catégorie : DialogueDans cet article : Canada, Christian Reformed Church in North America, Mennonite, Mennonite Central Committee, peace, Reformed churches


WCC Faith & Order issues are relevant for Mennonites

WCC dialogue questions relevant for Mennonites says Neufeld

How and where does the global church discuss issues such as the nature and mission of the church, sources of authority and moral discernment in the churches? One long-standing forum for important discussions such as these is the Faith and Order Plenary Commission of the World Council of Churches. This body, while not officially decision-making, gathered in Kolympari, Crete, 7-13 October 2009.

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Posted: December 15, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=622
Categories: DialogueIn this article: ecclesiology, Mennonite, Mennonite World Conference, theology, WCC
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Catégorie : DialogueDans cet article : ecclesiology, Mennonite, Mennonite World Conference, theology, WCC


New Catholic bishop appointed for Saskatoon: Donald Bolen

Glad tidings for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon arrived a few days before Christmas with the appointment of Msgr. Donald Bolen of Regina as seventh bishop of the diocese.

Pope Benedict XVI’s appointment of Bolen as bishop was announced Dec. 21 in Rome. The diocese of Saskatoon has been without a bishop since September, when former bishop Albert LeGatt was inaugurated as Archbishop of St. Boniface, Manitoba.

Bolen, 48, is presently serving as vicar-general of the Archdiocese of Regina, and pastor of St. Joseph parish, Balgonie; St. Agnes at Pilot Butte; and St. Peter’s Colony, Kronau.

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Posted: December 21, 2009 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=623
Categories: NewsIn this article: bishops, Canada, Catholic, Donald Bolen, Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : bishops, Canada, Catholic, Donald Bolen, Saskatchewan, Saskatoon