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ELCA Leaders Issue “Perspective” on Called to Common Mission

CHICAGO (ELCA) — A vote on a proposed Lutheran-Episcopal full communion agreement is “an enormously momentous decision,” said five leaders of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), who this month sent informational statements and endorsements of the proposal to voting members of the 1999 ELCA Churchwide Assembly. The assembly will be asked to approve
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Posted: July 29, 1999 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4696
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Transmis : 29 juillet 1999 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=4696
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ELCA Assembly Praised for Ecumenical Work

DENVER (ELCA) — The 1999 Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Churchwide Assembly received greetings from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) and three Reformed churches that are in full communion with the ELCA the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Reformed Church in America, and United Church of Christ. The churchwide assembly, the chief legislative authority
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Posted: August 25, 1999 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4698
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Transmis : 25 aoüt 1999 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=4698
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Lutheran Officials Meet, Discuss Variety of Goals and Challenges

BALTIMORE (ELCA) — The Committee on Lutheran Cooperation, a group that includes top officials of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) met here Oct. 25. The officials discussed a variety of current concerns and issues. The meeting was held here to mark the dedication of the Lutheran Center
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Posted: November 2, 1999 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4701
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Transmis : 2 novembre 1999 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=4701
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Synod Representatives Discuss Ecumenical Agreements, Dialogues

CHICAGO (ELCA) – Representatives from most of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s (ELCA) 65 synods met here Feb. 11-12 to discuss ecumenism and its connection to the mission and identity of the church. Speakers addressed these issues from national and global perspectives. The representatives are part of the Lutheran Ecumenical Representatives Network (LERN). All
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Posted: February 16, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4703
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Transmis : 16 février 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=4703
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Yale Ecumenical Conference Lauds Lutheran-Catholic Declaration

CHICAGO (ELCA) — The Lutheran-Catholic Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification was the focus of an international ecumenical symposium Feb. 4-6 at the Yale University Divinity School and the Berkeley Divinity School at Yale, New Haven, Conn. Anglican, Lutheran, Reformed and Roman Catholic leaders attended “The Yale Conference on Ecumenism: Justification and the Future
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Posted: March 8, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4705
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Transmis : 8 mars 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=4705
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Joint Declaration Affects U.S. Lutheran-Roman Catholic Dialogue

The “Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification,” signed by representatives of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and the Vatican on Oct. 31, 1999, in Augsburg, Germany, did more than declare that certain 16th century condemnations between Lutherans and Catholics no longer apply. The formula used to reach that conclusion will influence talks between the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).
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Posted: May 19, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=11
Categories: ELCA NewsIn this article: Catholic, Lutheran
Transmis : 19 mai 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=11
Catégorie : ELCA NewsDans cet article : Catholic, Lutheran


U.S. Workshop on Christian Unity Celebrates Lutheran Agreements

LOUISVILLE, Ky (ELCA) — Tears of joy and tears of sadness were often the same tears the morning of May 17, as worshipers approached the altar of the Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Assumption in Louisville, Ky. The Lutheran-Reformed celebration of the Lord’s Supper was a symbol of unity and an illustration of separation for
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Posted: June 6, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4708
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Transmis : 6 juin 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=4708
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Episcopal Church Adopts Full Communion with ELCA

DENVER (ELCA) — “The Episcopal Church is now, as of today, in full communion with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) on the basis of a shared ministry in the historic episcopate and for the sake of common mission in proclaiming and serving the gospel,” the Most Rev. Frank T. Griswold, presiding bishop of
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Posted: July 11, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4714
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Transmis : 11 juillet 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=4714
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Statement by Dr Ishmael Noko on the Vatican document “Dominus Iesus”

Statement by Dr Ishmael Noko, General Secretary of the Lutheran World Federation, on the Vatican document “Dominus IesusThe Lutheran World Federation has received news of the document, “Dominus Iesus” – On the Unicity and Salvific Universality of Jesus Christ and the Church, published by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith of the
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Posted: September 8, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4718
Categories: Documents, ELCA NewsIn this article: Dominus Iesus, ecumenism, interfaith, salvation
Transmis : 8 septembre 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=4718
Catégorie : Documents, ELCA NewsDans cet article : Dominus Iesus, ecumenism, interfaith, salvation


Lutherans Respond to Vatican Document and Letter

CHICAGO (ELCA) — The general secretary of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) said Sept. 8 that he is “disappointed” that 35 years of ecumenical dialogue between Lutherans and Roman Catholics apparently were not considered when the Vatican issued a document earlier this week and sent a letter in June to presidents of Roman Catholic Bishops’
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Posted: September 8, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4716
Categories: ELCA NewsIn this article: Dominus Iesus, ecumenism, interfaith, salvation
Transmis : 8 septembre 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=4716
Catégorie : ELCA NewsDans cet article : Dominus Iesus, ecumenism, interfaith, salvation


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