Catholics Join NCC Alternative

LeBlanc, Douglas
February 2005
Christianity Today;Feb2005, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p23
Reports on the decision of the U.S. Catholic bishops to join the Christian Churches Together in the U.S.A. (CCT) organization. Ecumenical aims of the organization; Reaction of the Evangelical members of the CCT; Significance of the decision of the Catholic Church for the CCT.


Related Articles

  • An Irrevocable Commitment. Neuhaus, Richard John // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Oct2006, Issue 166, p65 

    The article discusses the ecumenical movement and the Catholic Church's desire to see it fulfilled. The beliefs and goals of the movement are discussed. The author enumerates the many challenges, as most of the evangelical movement is outside of the movement. The Pentecostal movement, which is...

  • Ecumenism Without Illusions: A Catholic Perspective. Dulles, Avery // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul1990, Issue 4, p20 

    Focuses on the adoption of the Decree on Ecumenism at Vatican Council II, the step that thrust the Roman Catholic Church into the midstream of the ecumenical movement. Goal of ecumenism; Adoption of the communio model by Vatican II; Reaffirmation of the ecumenical vision of the council by the...

  • Receptive Ecumenism and the Charism of a Partner Church: The Example of Justification. Edwards, Denis // Australasian Catholic Record;Oct2009, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p457 

    The article discusses the belief of ecumenical receptivity and the stand of the Catholic church. It is suggested that the ecumenical encounter with another church tradition is brought by the Holy Spirit which involves a position of openness to the Spirit and the effort the understand the Spirit....

  • LETTERS. Riley, Mary Lawrence; Regina, Donna; Franz, Joyce Ann; Hohman, Margaret; Dwyer, John N.; Yonker Jr., Myron // America;4/2/1977, Vol. 136 Issue 13, p281 

    Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues related to the Catholic church, including "Brotherly Love in Today's Church" in the March 19, 1977 issue, "Prayer Books and Politics" in the March 5, 1977 issue and "Ecumenism in Latin America" in the March...

  • ON BEING LESS CATHOLIC AND MORE CHRISTIAN. GOOSEN, GIDEON // Compass (10369686);Winter2014, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p8 

    The article focuses on Catholicism as a religious tradition, and also focuses on the need of personal and institutional reforms for Catholics. It discusses changes in religious perspectives and how these changes facilitate modern ecumenism. It also discusses a theological basis for a...

  • IN SURPRISING WAYS. Garvey, John // Commonweal;11/7/2003, Vol. 130 Issue 19, p9 

    Relates the influence of ecumenism on the transformation of Christian churches. Opposition to ecumenism; History of the ecumenical movement; Impact of ecumenism on conservative Christians.

  • Ecumenism, East and West. Martin, Malachi B. // National Review;3/16/1979, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p362 

    The article discusses the progress of Christian ecumenical movement in Western Europe and U.S. It explains that ecumenism between the Catholic Church of Rome and the various Protestant churches in Europe and the U.S. is a distant possibility. But there is a good chance that the Roman Catholic...

  • Catholicism in Crisis. Droel, William // Social Policy;Spring2003, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p10 

    This article looks at the challenges being faced by the Catholic Church in the U.S. as of March 2003. The Catholic Church in the U.S., under the pall of scandalous mismanagement of personnel by several bishops, is in its most serious but not its first crisis. In contrast to the attitude of some...

  • After Katrina, pleas for a focus on poverty. Dart, John // Christian Century;10/4/2005, Vol. 122 Issue 20, p13 

    This article deals with the response of religious institutions to Hurricane Katrina in the U.S. in September 2005. The plea in mid-September by Episcopal, Methodist, Presbyterian, Lutheran and United Church of Christ officials coincided with broader political pleas for serious attempts in...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics