Statement readied on full communion

January 1997
Christian Century;01/15/97, Vol. 114 Issue 2, p42
Reports on the preparation of the Episcopal Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America for the final text of an historic agreement that will bring members of the two denominations into full communion. Pledge of Lutheran and Episcopal bishops to be present at future consecrations of Lutheran bishops; Differing ideas about the ordained ministries.


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