Archive for tag: Tom Ryan

Archive pour tag : Tom Ryan

Montrealer represents Catholics at Anglican bishops’ meeting

Rev. Thomas Ryan, director of the Canadian Centre for Ecumenism in Montreal, has been appointed a Roman Catholic staff representative to a world meeting of Anglican bishops that begins today.

Two Vatican agencies have named the U.S.-born Paulist priest as a representative to the communications team of the Lambeth Conference. The conference is a gathering of the bishops of the 450 dioceses in Anglican churches around the world, including Bishop Reginald Hollis of Montreal.

Representatives have also been appointed by the world Lutheran church and by the World Council of Churches, a grouping mainly of Protestant and Orthodox Churches.

Ryan said in a conversation that it is the first time such staff representatives from other churches have been invited to help out at the Lambeth Conference, which meets every 10 years.

“It is an impressive initiative.”
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Posted: July 16, 1988 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6426
Categories: NewsIn this article: Anglican, Catholic, Centre Canadien d’œcuménisme, Lambeth Conference, Tom Ryan
Transmis : 16 juillet 1988 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6426
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Anglican, Catholic, Centre Canadien d’œcuménisme, Lambeth Conference, Tom Ryan


Problem with Dominus Iesus is one of tone, not substance

Rev Tom Ryan, CSP

The declaration entitled Dominus Iesus released on Sept. 5 by the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has given rise to a firestorm of mixed reaction. Its context is the relatively new situation of religious pluralism that now marks the western world.

A lively debate has been under way among Christian theologians; it was inevitable that Christians in general, and not just theologians, stop and reflect on what this new awareness of religious diversity means for their own religion.

The Vatican declaration has provided that occasion. At issue in this debate is nothing less than what we as Christian believers should think about other world religions and their adherents, our new neighbours. The question at the bottom of it is an old one: “Who do you say that I am?”
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Posted: September 20, 2000 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=18
Categories: NewsIn this article: Catholic, Dominus Iesus, ecumenism, interfaith, salvation, Tom Ryan
Transmis : 20 septembre 2000 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=18
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Catholic, Dominus Iesus, ecumenism, interfaith, salvation, Tom Ryan