Archive for tag: moral discernment

Archive pour tag : moral discernment

Faith and Order study groups convene to review work, prepare path forward

WCC Faith and Order commissioners discussing during the Faith and Order Joint Study Group Meeting at the Ecumenical Institute at Bossey

The study groups of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Faith and Order Commission are convening from 14-16 November at the Bossey Ecumenical Institute. Participants are sharing their reflections on what has been achieved theologically, ecumenically, and methodologically, as well as their views about relevant ecumenical theological work to be done.
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Posted: Nov. 14, 2022 • Permanent link: ecumenism.net/?p=12859
Categories: WCC NewsIn this article: ecclesiology, moral discernment, pilgrimage, WCC Commission on Faith & Order
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Catégorie : WCC NewsDans cet article : ecclesiology, moral discernment, pilgrimage, WCC Commission on Faith & Order


Church divisions over moral issues can be bridged with fruitful dialogue, webinar shows

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A webinar on how churches make moral decisions—and what causes divisions—brought a lively discussion attended online by more than 100 people on 29 April.

Basing their remarks on a World Council of Churches Faith and Order Commission publication, “Churches and Moral Discernment. Volume 1: Learning from Traditions,” the speakers shared insights from very different church perspectives.

As the foreword of the publication says, “The hope is that necessary prerequisites are fulfilled, allowing for constructive conversations within traditions. This will prevent divisions over moral issues and provide solid ground to engage in fruitful ecumenical dialogues that appreciate and attribute appropriate relevance to moral issues.”
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Posted: May 6, 2021 • Permanent link: ecumenism.net/?p=10901
Categories: Resources, WCC NewsIn this article: moral discernment, WCC Commission on Faith & Order
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Catégorie : Resources, WCC NewsDans cet article : moral discernment, WCC Commission on Faith & Order


Orthodox-Anglican dialogue explores “complex ethical concerns”

An extract from the cover of <i>In the Image and Likeness of God: A Hope-Filled Anthropology</i> - last year's agreed statement from the International Commission for Anglican–Orthodox Theological Dialogue. The statement formed the basis for a new exploration of bioethical and moral issues

Members of the official Anglican-Orthodox dialogue have met this week to discuss a range of bioethical and moral issues. The discussion was “a practical follow-up” to their agreed statement In the Image and Likeness of God: A Hope-Filled Anthropology, which was published last year after their talks in Buffalo, New York. At this week’s talks in Armagh, Northern Ireland, the International Commission for Anglican–Orthodox Theological Dialogue (ICAOTD) began to explore issues including contraception, abortion, reproductive technology, stem cell research, organ transplants, artificial life support, assisted dying and euthanasia.

The Commission studied four papers unpacking the themes: “Christian Ethics and the Beginning and End of Life: Themes in Anglican Reflection”, by the former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams; “Bioethical Themes: Transplants and Euthanasia”, by Metropolitan Chrysostomos of Kition; “Survey of Anglican Church Documents on Beginning and End of Life Issues”, by the Revd Canon Philip Hobson; and “Medical Bioethics: An Orthodox Christian Perspective for Orthodox Christians”, by Protodeacon Basil Andruchow.

“What is new for Anglican-Orthodox dialogue is the discussion of morals, and the practical outworking of the common vision of the human person finalised last year in the agreed statement,” the Anglican Communion’s director for unity, faith and order, the Revd Canon John Gibaut, said. “This year’s meeting signals a new direction, which is both theological and deeply pastoral.
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Posted: Sept. 30, 2016 • Permanent link: ecumenism.net/?p=9557
Categories: ACNSIn this article: Anglican Consultative Council, dialogue, ethics, moral discernment, Orthodox
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Catégorie : ACNSDans cet article : Anglican Consultative Council, dialogue, ethics, moral discernment, Orthodox