Archive for tag: synodality

Archive pour tag : synodality

Communiqué: Catholic-Orthodox dialogue considers papal primacy

[Vienna, Austria] The twelfth meeting of the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church took place in Vienna, Austria, a city with a long history, a bridge between West and East, with a rich ecumenical life. The meeting, generously and fraternally hosted by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vienna, from 20-27 September 2010, in the Kardinal König Haus.
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Posted: September 26, 2010 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=642
Categories: Communiqué, DialogueIn this article: Catholic, Orthodox, papacy, petrine ministry, primacy, synodality
Transmis : 26 septembre 2010 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=642
Catégorie : Communiqué, DialogueDans cet article : Catholic, Orthodox, papacy, petrine ministry, primacy, synodality


Pope open to Orthodox synod structure

Pope Francis, who recently spoke of a need to increase the common responsibility all bishops hold for the universal church, told a delegation of Orthodox leaders that the Catholic Church can learn from the synod structure of the Eastern Christian churches.

Dialogue for Christian unity is not a theoretical exercise for theologians, but an essential, practical tool for growing in faith and for evangelization, Pope Francis told a delegation from the Ecumenical Orthodox Patriarchate of Constantinople.

“This is not merely a theoretical exercise, but one of getting to know each other’s traditions in order to understand and even learn from them,” the pope said during the meeting June 28.

Pope Francis said he was referring particularly “to the reflection of the Catholic Church on the meaning of episcopal collegiality and the tradition of synodality, so typical of the Orthodox churches,” in which the synods function as a symbol of the unity of the local churches and as a governing body united to the patriarch or spiritual leader of the church.
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Posted: June 28, 2013 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=6448
Categories: CNSIn this article: Catholic, church reform, collegiality, dialogue, Francis, Orthodox, synodality
Transmis : 28 juin 2013 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=6448
Catégorie : CNSDans cet article : Catholic, church reform, collegiality, dialogue, Francis, Orthodox, synodality