TITLE

Welsh churches consider an `ecumenical bishop'

AUTHOR(S)
R.N.S.
PUB. DATE
February 1997
SOURCE
Christian Century;2/19/97, Vol. 114 Issue 6, p186
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details the proposal being considered by five non-Roman Catholic churches in Wales that they join in appointing the world's first ecumenical bishop who would belong to each of the five denominations. Aspects of the plan; Churches that consider the proposal.
ACCESSION #
9703033013

 

Related Articles

  • Austrian Withdraws After Opposition.  // America;3/2/2009, Vol. 200 Issue 7, p8 

    The article reports that Bishop-designate Gerhard Wagner has asked Pope Benedict XVI to withdraw his nomination as auxiliary bishop of Linz, Austria. It states that Wagner's nomination confronts criticism which stemmed mainly from his comments on Hurricane Katrina in 2005. It notes that the...

  • Episcopal clergy and lay delegates to elect a suffragan bishop on June 10.  // New York Amsterdam News;6/10/95, Vol. 86 Issue 23, p37 

    Reports that Episcopal clergy and lay delegates from 200 churches throughout New York City and state will gather on June 10, 1995 at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine to elect a suffragan bishop. Voting on a proposed 1996 budget; Proposed designation of February 1996 as Absalom Jones...

  • MILESTONES.  // Our Sunday Visitor;2/23/2014, Vol. 102 Issue 43, p3 

    The article announces Pope Francis' appointments of bishops to certain positions, including Monsignor Edward B. Scharfenberger as bishop of the Diocese of Albany, New York, Monsignor Andrzej Zglejszewski as auxiliary bishop of Rockville Centre, New York, and Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of...

  • San Carlo Boromeo.  // Italian Lakes: (Landmark Visitors Guide;2004 4th Edition, p54 

    Features Saint Carlo Borromeo. Age of Borromeo when he became the archbishop of Milan, Italy; Relationship with Pope Pius IV; Qualities of Borromeo; Description of a statue of Borromeo in Arona, Italy.

  • THE APPOINTMENT OF BISHOPS IN EARLY-MODERN PORTUGAL (1495-1777). PAIVA, JOSÉ PEDRO // Catholic Historical Review;Jul2011, Vol. 97 Issue 3, p461 

    The author explains the theoretical model that was used in early-modern Portugal for appointing bishops, based on original research of 505 episcopal appointments. The author argues that the model enabled monarchs to better control the prelates and consequently the Portuguese Church, which...

  • British Prime Minister Says Church Should Choose Own Bishops.  // Church & State;Sep2007, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p21 

    The article reports on the decision of British Prime Minister Gordon Brown to pass the obligation of appointing bishops for the Church of England to the church leaders. The church's Crown Nominations Commission will pass a list of their nominees to the office of the prime minister and later to...

  • The state of the disunion. Marty, M.E. // Commonweal;1/29/88, Vol. 115 Issue 2, p43 

    A look at the state of ecumenism. Every week five new denominations spring up, adding to some 22,190 separate ones estimated in 1985. Problems bringing together the movement and the spirit. Seeing Christian unity as a `family of apostolic churches.'

  • COCU revamped.  // Christian Century;11/15/89, Vol. 106 Issue 34, p1040 

    Reports on the reorganization of the Consultation on Church Union (COCU), with details of the new structure.

  • Can the `mainline' find new life on the ecumenical way? Brouwer, A.R. // Christian Century;2/28/90, Vol. 107 Issue 7, p216 

    Describes the potential for ecumenical renewal of the mainline churches. Forms of worship; Open communities; Cultural engagement; Renewal of mission.

  • The ecumenical movement in the 1990s: Is it still moving? Rausch, T.P. // America;11/3/1990, Vol. 163 Issue 13, p318 

    Questions whether the Ecumenical movement is still moving or if the excitement generated by the Roman Catholic Church's entry has waned. The need to promote ecumenical education and a new generation of leaders; Seeing justice issues as ecumenical issues; Helping interchurch families.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics