Ecumenism Without Illusions: A Catholic Perspective
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Catholics Join NCC Alternative. LeBlanc, Douglas // 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.
- 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...
- THE SCOPE OF SALVATION: A WESLEYAN REFLECTION PROMPTED BY THE JOINT DECLARATION ON JUSTIFICATION. Young, Norman // One in Christ;2009, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p122
The article focuses on the significance of the Declaration on Justification made by the Roman Catholic and Lutheran Churches. It notes that the Declaration is relevant in resolving the longstanding dispute on how one is saved. It is considered ecumenically important as it was specifically...
- THE HOLY SPIRIT AND LIVED COMMUNION FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF INTERNATIONAL BILATERAL DIALOGUES. Bergen, Jeremy M. // Journal of Ecumenical Studies;Spring2014, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p193
The movement from the unity the churches already have in Jesus Christ to the lived communion in which such unity would be fully realized is often understood in terms of the work of the Holy Spirit. An examination of this theme in the reports of international bilateral dialogues from 1982 to 2012...
- SHARING THE MINISTRY OF RECONCILIATION. // Greek Orthodox Theological Review;Fall/Winter2001, Vol. 46 Issue 3/4, p411
Presents a statement on the Orthodox-Catholic Dialogue and the Ecumenical Movement presented to the North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation in Brookline, Massachusetts on June 1, 2000.