Tag Archives: ecumenism

True ecumenical gesture: Catholics, Orthodox together give Pope new Papal Tiara – WDTPRS POLL

UPDATE 26 May 0305 GMT: From a reader: Seeing today’s post on the new tiara made me remember that there is a list in the papal Caeremoniale Romanum of the days, other than the Pope’s coronation, when the tiara is … Continue reading

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Methodist “ordination” in Liverpool’s Catholic Cathedral cancelled

From the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, comes this news. Archbishop calls off Methodist ordinations By David V Barrett on Wednesday, 25 May 2011 The controversial proposed ordination of Methodist ministers in Liverpool’s Metropolitan Cathedral in July has … Continue reading

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OSV: Ecumenism and the Pope of Christian Unity

Our Sunday Visitor was kind enough to send me an advance copy of an editorial for their 8 May issue.  I think, once you read it, you’ll know why they sent it. Allow me to preface this by saying that … Continue reading

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Sensible examination of the beatification, the Assisi meeting and ecumenism

There is a very smart post over at The Sensible Bond. He deals with the beatification and the Assisi meeting and the important question of what ecumenism is. My usual treatment is applied. Blogging from the geopolitical epicentre of the … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 116: Toward a true ecumenism

NB: iTunes users… I found that there was a second enclosure buried in the post which screwed up the feed.  Let me know if you are getting this on iTunes. Ecumenical dialogue has been much on my mind these days.  … Continue reading

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The Catholic Herald’s William Oddie about critics of Benedict XVI’s Assisi confab

In the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, columnist William Oddie opines about people who are having a nutty over the Pope’s plan for an ecumenical meeting in Assisi… Assisi III. Before we plunge in, I must say that … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Jews using a Catholic church for their services

From a reader: EWTN is reporting that a priest at St. Louis parish in Austin is allowing a Jewish group to use his parish for Jewish holy day celebrations.  There is a picture at the EWTN article here: The altar … Continue reading

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Keep repeating: “Anglicanorum coetibus… Anglicanorum coetibus…”

We should all be ready on the bank with good towels and disinfectants as Anglicans begin swimming the Tiber. Benedict XVI is the Pope of Christian Unity From CNN we learn that the Protestant Anglican Church in England rejected even … Continue reading

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Card. Kasper: Anglican conversions – fruit of authentic ecumenism

From CNA: Vatican City, Nov 23, 2009 / 01:22 pm (CNA).- Cardinal Walter Kasper, president of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity, explained last week that the entrance of  Anglicans into the Catholic Church is the fruit of authentic ecumenism … Continue reading

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Joint Statement of Archbps. Nichols (Catholic) and Williams (Anglican)

The doors to the Church are always open to those wishing to enter.  Now there is not only a door open to Anglicans, but also a house full of furniture. The Holy Father will establish ordinariates for Anglicans who wish … Continue reading

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