Archive for 2010

Archive pour 2010

Basel Bishop Koch is the Vatican’s new church unity head

Basel Bishop Koch is the Vatican’s new church unity head

The Vatican has officially confirmed the appointment of Swiss Bishop Kurt Koch to replace Cardinal Walter Kasper as head of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, after widespread speculation that such a move was to take place. A Vatican announcement on 1 July said that Pope Benedict XVI had accepted the resignation of 77-year-old-Kasper and had named in his place Bishop Kurt Koch of Basel, aged 60.
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Posted: July 1, 2010 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=630
Categories: NewsIn this article: Catholic, Kurt Koch, Vatican, Walter Kasper
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Catholic, Kurt Koch, Vatican, Walter Kasper


Lutherans to seek formal reconciliation with Anabaptists

by Byron Rempel-Burkholder, Mennonite World Conference news service [Strasbourg, France • MWC] When Lutherans from around the world gather in July, they will seek a historic reconciliation with Mennonites and other Christians of the Anabaptist tradition. On July 22, the third day of the eleventh assembly of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) to be held
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Posted: July 19, 2010 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=631
Categories: DialogueIn this article: Christian unity, Lutheran, Lutheran World Federation, Mennonite, Mennonite World Conference, statements
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Catégorie : DialogueDans cet article : Christian unity, Lutheran, Lutheran World Federation, Mennonite, Mennonite World Conference, statements


Lutherans Take Historic Step in Asking for Forgiveness from Mennonites

In what Bishop Mark S. Hanson, President of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF), described as possibly “the most significant legacy this Assembly will leave,” the Eleventh Assembly of the LWF today took the historic step of asking the Mennonites for forgiveness for past persecutions. Delegates unanimously approved a statement calling Lutherans to express their regret and sorrow for past wrongdoings towards Anabaptists and asking for forgiveness.

Hanson described the act of repentance and reconciliation as “communion building and communion defining. “We will not just look back; we will also look towards together to God’s promised future.”
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Posted: July 22, 2010 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=2263
Categories: NewsIn this article: Lutheran
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Lutheran


Lutheran World Federation President Says Ecumenical Commitment to Continue

STUTTGART, Germany (ELCA) — The Lutheran commitment to ecumenism will not end until members can share the Eucharist with other churches, said the Rev. Mark S. Hanson, president of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, according to a news release from Lutheran World Information (LWI). The
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Posted: July 22, 2010 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4861
Categories: ELCA NewsIn this article: ecumenism, Lutheran World Federation
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Munib Younan elected President of Lutheran World Federation

Bishop Munib A. Younan of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCJHL) has been elected President of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) by the Eleventh Assembly in Suttgart, a gathering of 418 delegates and others from the LWF member churches.
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Posted: July 24, 2010 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=632
Categories: NewsIn this article: Lutheran World Federation, Munib Younan, Palestine
Transmis : 24 juillet 2010 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=632
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Lutheran World Federation, Munib Younan, Palestine