Tag: Ecumenical

Reformed churches sign agreement adopting justification doctrine

Reformed churches sign agreement adopting justification doctrine

| Junno Arocho Esteves | July 12, 2017 | 3 Comments

Signaling a turning point in ecumenical relations with the Catholic Church, the World Communion of Reformed Churches signed an agreement on a key issue that divided Catholics and Protestants for centuries.

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Archbishop Hebda encourages homework in uniting Catholics and Lutherans

Archbishop Hebda encourages homework in uniting Catholics and Lutherans

| January 25, 2017 | 13 Comments

Speaking at an ecumenical prayer service Jan. 22, Archbishop Bernard Hebda exhorted the congregation of Catholics and Lutherans to keep working for unity in light of last October’s joint statement in Lund, Sweden.

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Pope: Catholics, Lutherans must continue to seek common ground

Pope: Catholics, Lutherans must continue to seek common ground

| Junno Arocho Esteves | January 19, 2017 | 2 Comments

Although great strides have been made through 50 years of ecumenical dialogue, Catholics and Lutherans must continue to work toward becoming a full and visible sign of unity for the world, Pope Francis said.

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In Elko New Market, candle lighting a simple way to evangelize

In Elko New Market, candle lighting a simple way to evangelize

| December 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

When Karen Johnson took on the task of furthering evangelization efforts at St. Nicholas in Elko New Market, she decided to start small. The communications and mission coordinator at the parish since 2015, Johnson planned a simple, inviting opportunity for people to stop and pray during Advent. She calls it “a mini evangelization effort.”

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Interfaith service a chance for quiet reflection amid convention bustle

Interfaith service a chance for quiet reflection amid convention bustle

| Lou Baldwin | July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Visitors to Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention who might have wandered into the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul July 25 were given a respite of quiet interfaith prayer, away from the noisy exuberance and sometimes controversy that are part and parcel of a national political convention.

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Castile funeral at Cathedral sign of mercy for family, mourners

Castile funeral at Cathedral sign of mercy for family, mourners

| Jessica Trygstad and Maria Wiering | July 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

In remarks at the beginning of the service, Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens said that “we stand together as brothers and sisters before our loving God united in prayer,” and linked the funeral to the Year of Mercy.

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Church leaders speak in defense of marriage

Church leaders speak in defense of marriage

| Barb Ernster | September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt joined 40 clergy and faith leaders on the steps of the State Capitol Sept. 18 in an ecumenical show of support for the Minnesota Marriage Protection Amendment.

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