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Posts Tagged Ecumenism

What to Do With the Filioque

The filioque debate is a well known ecumenical issue. I give my ideas for a viable solution, mainly with regard to the liturgy.

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The Berlin Wall, Shoe Boxes, and Other Symbols in Ecumenical Liturgy

How to handle symbols in liturgy, how not to handle symbols in liturgy, and what this has to do with the 2017 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

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Under Pressure, Swiss Catholic Priests Reject Ecumenical Eucharistic Celebration

Tomorrow the Catholic bishops of Basel, Chur, and St. Gall will meet in Rome with the prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Archbishop Gerhard Müller.

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When Pope Francis adds to his prepared homily text

As is his style, Francis deviated from the prepared text when he delivered the homily. It is fascinating to see what changes he made.

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Rachel Held Evans: Evangelicals and spirituality

Classical Christian mysticism and spirituality such as lectio divina is very attractive to young evangelicals, says Rachel Held Evans.

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US Mennonites Greet Pope Francis

“We are heartened by your choice to live humbly and simply and by your desire to reach across boundaries to people of faith in many traditions.”

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Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew as “Brothers”

Francis, who listened to the words of the Patriarch seated on an armchair rather than the throne that is customarily used in the Clementine Hall, thanked Bartholomew I, calling him “my brother Andrew.”

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Cardinal Bergoglio (now Pope Francis): Anglican Ordinariate is “quite unnecessary”

Cardinal Bergoglio made it clear that he values the place of Anglicans in the Church universal.

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Patriarch of Constantinople Will Attend Inauguration of Pope Francis

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I will be there on March 19.

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Catholic and Protestant Ecumenical Recognition of Baptism

Representatives of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Christian Reformed Church in North America, Reformed Church in America and United Church of Christ will sign the document.

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