Archive for 2010

Archive pour 2010

Celebrating Easter/Pascha Together

Celebrating Easter/Pascha Together
The North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation
Georgetown University, Washington, DC
October 1, 2010

The center of our faith, the center on which all Christians agree, is the kerygma that Jesus is Risen, Jesus is Lord:

Having beheld the Resurrection of Christ, let us worship the Holy Lord Jesus, the only Sinless One. We venerate Your Cross, O Christ and we praise and glorify Your Holy Resurrection. You are our God. We know no other than You, and we call upon Your Name. Come, all faithful, let us venerate the holy Resurrection of Christ for behold, through the Cross, joy has come to all the world. (Matins of the Resurrection)

Despite this agreement Catholics and Orthodox in fact celebrate Easter on different days, fracturing the proclamation of this Good News of the Resurrection.
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Posted: October 1, 2010 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=644
Categories: Dialogue, DocumentsIn this article: Catholic, Easter, Orthodox
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Catégorie : Dialogue, DocumentsDans cet article : Catholic, Easter, Orthodox


Steps Towards a Reunited Church

Steps Towards a Reunited Church:
A Sketch of an Orthodox-Catholic Vision for the Future
The North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation
Georgetown University, Washington, DC
October 2, 2010
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Posted: October 2, 2010 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=645
Categories: Dialogue, DocumentsIn this article: Catholic, Orthodox, papacy, petrine ministry
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Catégorie : Dialogue, DocumentsDans cet article : Catholic, Orthodox, papacy, petrine ministry


Orthodox-Catholic Dialogue Lays Out a Vision of Unity in Unprecedented Document

Orthodox-Catholic Dialogue Lays Out a Vision of Unity in Unprecedented Document

Representatives of the Orthodox and Catholic Churches have issued two new documents outlining immediate steps they can take to overcome their thousand-year separation.
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Posted: October 7, 2010 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=646
Categories: Dialogue, NewsIn this article: Catholic, Easter, Orthodox, papacy, petrine ministry
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Catégorie : Dialogue, NewsDans cet article : Catholic, Easter, Orthodox, papacy, petrine ministry


Another Canadian Anglican ecumenist appointed to WCC post

Another Canadian Anglican has been appointed to an international ecumenical post. Ecumenism in Canada congratulates Natasha Klukach on her new role at the WCC.

Natasha Klukach, General Synod’s coordinator for ecumenical relations, has been appointed to an international role that will make the most of her strong theological and relationship-building skills.

The Executive Committee of the World Council of Churches (WCC) has approved her appointment as Programme Executive: Church and Ecumenical Relations / North American Regional Relations at the WCC office in Geneva, Switzerland. Ms. Klukach is ready to take up her appointment in January 2011.
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Posted: October 13, 2010 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=647
Categories: NewsIn this article: Anglican, Canada, WCC
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Anglican, Canada, WCC


Faith and Order at 100

Tuesday 19 October 2010 marks the 100th anniversary of the Faith and Order movement. “Faith and Order” seeks Christian unity through theological dialogue among representatives of various churches.
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Posted: October 14, 2010 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=648
Categories: NewsIn this article: 1927, WCC, WCC Commission on Faith & Order
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : 1927, WCC, WCC Commission on Faith & Order


The Third Lausanne Congress Opens

The Third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization opens in Cape Town this weekend, Sunday 17 October 2010. It draws together 4,000 invited participants from 197 nations, and extends through GlobaLink sites to 90 countries. The Congress theme is ‘God in Christ, reconciling the world to himself’ (2 Corinthians 5:19) and how to bear witness to Jesus Christ and all his teaching in every region of the world and every sphere of society.
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Posted: October 16, 2010 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=1503
Categories: Conferences, NewsIn this article: evangelism/evangelization, Lausanne Commission for World Evangelism, mission
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Catégorie : Conferences, NewsDans cet article : evangelism/evangelization, Lausanne Commission for World Evangelism, mission


WCC leader’s speech reaches to evangelical Christians

The head of the World Council of Churches has reached out to a global gathering of Evangelicals saying Christians of different traditions need to learn from each other to participate together in God’s mission.

“We are called to be one, to be reconciled, so that the world may believe that God reconciles the world to himself in Christ,” the WCC general secretary, the Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit, said in a 17 October address on the opening day of the 3rd Lausanne Congress for World Evangelization.
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Posted: October 18, 2010 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=1506
Categories: Conferences, WCC NewsIn this article: evangelism/evangelization, Lausanne Commission for World Evangelism, mission
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Catégorie : Conferences, WCC NewsDans cet article : evangelism/evangelization, Lausanne Commission for World Evangelism, mission


U.S. Lutheran-Catholic dialogue on “The Hope of Eternal Life”

Members of the Lutheran-Roman Catholic Dialogue in the United States approved by unanimous consent on October 17 the dialogue’s final report on “The Hope of Eternal Life.” The 65-page report represents the fruit of the dialogue’s four-and-a-half-year study. It explores issues related to the Christian’s life beyond death, such as the communion of saints, resurrection of the dead, and final judgment, as well as historically divisive issues such as purgatory, indulgences, and prayers for the dead.
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Posted: October 26, 2010 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=1518
Categories: Dialogue, Documents, NewsIn this article: Catholic, Christian unity, ecumenism, indulgences, Lutheran, purgatory
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Catégorie : Dialogue, Documents, NewsDans cet article : Catholic, Christian unity, ecumenism, indulgences, Lutheran, purgatory


Celebrating Easter Together

By Nicholas Jesson On April 24th next year, we will celebrate Easter together in the Eastern and Western calendars. This happens occasionally, and it can always be a moment of great ecumenical opportunity. However, it also reflects one of the deepest divisions in the Body of Christ. Easter, as the celebration of the passion, death,
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Posted: October 27, 2010 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6263
Categories: OpinionIn this article: Christian unity, dialogue, Easter, ecumenism, WCC
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Catégorie : OpinionDans cet article : Christian unity, dialogue, Easter, ecumenism, WCC


Special needs met in a special place

Special needs met in a special place; Former Presbyterian church becomes resource for the mentally challenged Several decades ago, five lots of city land on McKercher Drive were donated to the Presbyterian Church in Canada by the McKercher family, long-time members of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. A plan was eventually put together to develop a
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Posted: October 30, 2010 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6091
Categories: NewsIn this article: Presbyterian Church in Canada, Saskatoon
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Presbyterian Church in Canada, Saskatoon