Archive for 2004

Archive pour 2004

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Avec foi, les femmes façonnent l’avenir

Numéro 4, février 2004 « Avec foi, les femmes façonnent l’avenir », Journée mondiale de la prière, du 5 mars 2004 Chrétiennes et chrétiens de partout à travers le monde vont prier pour le Panama lors de la prochaine Journée mondiale de la prière le 5 mars 2004. La célébration de la Journée mondiale de la prière
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Posted: February 1, 2004 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=87
Categories: NewsIn this article: 2004, Women's Inter-Church Council of Canada
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : 2004, Women's Inter-Church Council of Canada


In Faith, Women Shape the Future

Issue No. 4, February 2004 “In Faith, Women Shape the Future”, World Day of Prayer, March 5, 2004 Christians around the world will be focusing on the country of Panama during the annual World Day of Prayer service on March 5, 2004. This year’s World Day of Prayer service, written by the women of Panama,
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Posted: February 1, 2004 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=88 In this article: 2004, prayer, Women's Inter-Church Council of Canada, World Day of Prayer Transmis : 1 février 2004 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=88 Dans cet article : 2004, prayer, Women's Inter-Church Council of Canada, World Day of Prayer


Still waiting for goodwill

Next week Cardinal Walter Kasper, president of the Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity, is due to travel to Russia to meet the Patriarch in the highest-level visit by Vatican officials in four years. The aim of the five-day trip (due to start on Monday) is to improve relations between Rome and Moscow, which are at their lowest point since before the Second Vatican Council. Two years ago a visit by the cardinal was cancelled by the Moscow Patriarchate, outraged by what it described as aggressive Catholic missionary activity in its “canonical territory”.
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Posted: February 14, 2004 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6709
Categories: The TabletIn this article: Catholic, ecumenism, Moscow Patriarchate, Orthodox, Walter Kasper
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Catégorie : The TabletDans cet article : Catholic, ecumenism, Moscow Patriarchate, Orthodox, Walter Kasper


Bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh

Issue No. 5, March 2004 “Bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh“, Same-sex marriage in Canada By Nicholas Jesson Marriage is a fundamental structure of all human societies. Regardless of religious or cultural perspectives, every human community has recognised, encouraged, and celebrated marriage. Marital and familial bonds provide stability and social order. In
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Posted: March 1, 2004 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=89
Categories: NewsIn this article: Canada, Christian, Christianity, human sexuality, marriage
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Canada, Christian, Christianity, human sexuality, marriage


Os de mes os, chair de ma chair

Numéro 5, mars 2004 « Os de mes os, chair de ma chair », Le mariage entre personnes de même sexe au Canada par Nicholas Jesson Le mariage est une structure fondamentale de toutes les sociétés humaines. Indépendamment des perspectives religieuses ou culturelles, chaque communauté humaine a reconnu, encouragé, et célébré le mariage. Les liens matrimonials et
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Posted: March 1, 2004 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=90
Categories: NewsIn this article: Canada, Christian, Christianity, human sexuality, marriage
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Canada, Christian, Christianity, human sexuality, marriage


Same-sex marriage in Canada

Table of contents: • Canadian Council of ChurchesAnglican Church of CanadaCanadian Conference of Catholic Bishops • Catholic Organization for Life and Family • Christian Reformed Church in North America • Evangelical Fellowship of CanadaEvangelical Lutheran Church in Canada • Mennonite Church – Canada • Presbyterian Church in Canada
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Posted: March 1, 2004 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4636
Categories: NewsIn this article: Canada, Christian, Christianity, human sexuality, marriage
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Canada, Christian, Christianity, human sexuality, marriage


Caring for all Churches: ECUSA Letter on Alternative Pastoral Oversight

A response of the House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church to an expressed need of the Church Editor’s note: This is a pastoral letter responding to the need for alternative pastoral oversight in some dioceses of the Episcopal Church USA. Four important points should be noted: 1) the Bishops distinguish between pastoral oversight and
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Posted: March 24, 2004 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=91
Categories: ACNS, DocumentsIn this article: Anglican, bishops, Episcopal Church, USA
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Catégorie : ACNS, DocumentsDans cet article : Anglican, bishops, Episcopal Church, USA


SEI 2004: Be Not Afraid

Issue No. 6, April 2004 “Be Not Afraid“, Summer Ecumenical Institute 2004 The 2004 Summer Ecumenical Institute, “Be Not Afraid”, is to be held at Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg May 9-12. Sponsored by the Prairie Centre for Ecumenism, it is being planned by representatives from a wide range of Winnipeg churches. The central theme
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Posted: April 1, 2004 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=92
Categories: ConferencesIn this article: 2004, Christian unity, events, Prairie Centre for Ecumenism, Summer Ecumenical Institute
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Catégorie : ConferencesDans cet article : 2004, Christian unity, events, Prairie Centre for Ecumenism, Summer Ecumenical Institute


SEI 2004: Soyez sans crainte

Numéro 6, avril 2004 « Soyez sans crainte », Le colloque œcuménique pour l’été 2004 Le colloque œcuménique pour l’été 2004 se tiendra à l’Université Canadian Mennonite, à Winnipeg, du 9 au 12 mai 2004; le thème sera: « Soyez sans crainte ». Le colloque est parrainé par le Prairie Centre for Ecumenism et organisé par des représentants des
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Posted: April 1, 2004 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=93
Categories: ConferencesIn this article: 2004, Christian unity, Prairie Centre for Ecumenism, Summer Ecumenical Institute
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Catégorie : ConferencesDans cet article : 2004, Christian unity, Prairie Centre for Ecumenism, Summer Ecumenical Institute


Easter message to the churches from the general secretary of the WCC

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ, “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy we have been born anew to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead” (1 Pe 1:3). Christ is Risen! This year this joyful exclamation will be simultaneously pronounced by
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Posted: April 1, 2004 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=8737
Categories: WCC NewsIn this article: Easter, Samuel Kobia, WCC
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Catégorie : WCC NewsDans cet article : Easter, Samuel Kobia, WCC


2004 Pivotal Year for ELCA Ecumenism, Interfaith Relations

CHICAGO (ELCA) — 2004 is a pivotal year for many ecumenical and interfaith endeavors of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The ELCA’s 2003 Churchwide Assembly received a planning report and committed the church to work in five strategic directions, including to “deepen and extend our global, ecumenical and interfaith relationships for the sake
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Posted: April 7, 2004 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=4808
Categories: ELCA News
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Catégorie : ELCA News


Five more commandments

London (ENI). After asking young people in pubs, cafes and cinemas, Britain’s Methodists have five more commandments to add to the original 10. The competition to find the 11th Commandment attracted 2000 entries submitted from mobile phones using text messages. Appropriately, the winners included “Thou shalt not confuse text with love.” Others were: “Thou shalt
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Posted: April 8, 2004 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=94
Categories: News
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Catégorie : News


A flawed vision of Zion

On a visit to Jerusalem in the mid-1990s, the then Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey, said ruefully that so many Palestinian Christians were emigrating in despair from the West Bank that the Christian holy places would soon become Disneyland attractions rather than places of “living worship”.

Three and half years into a second intifada, the situation is still deteriorating. Only one branch of Christianity — Christian Zionism — feels comfortable in the Holy Land these days. The reason is simple: while the Catholic, Orthodox and Anglican Churches line up behind their embattled and dwindling Palestinian flocks to protest against Israel’s continued occupation of the West Bank and the expansion of settlements there, Christian Zionists stand shoulder to shoulder or even comfortably to the right of Likud and the Orthodox rabbis.

Among its demands are more Jewish settlements on the West Bank, the relocation of Palestinians to neighbouring Jordan and even the razing of the Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa mosque to make way for the third Jewish Temple.
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Posted: April 8, 2004 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6672
Categories: The TabletIn this article: Christian Zionism, Israel, Sabeel
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Catégorie : The TabletDans cet article : Christian Zionism, Israel, Sabeel


A common tongue

On Monday 29 March I left Glasgow for the third Building Bridges seminar convened by the Archbishop of Canterbury and hosted by John J. DeGioia, president of Georgetown University in Washington. A few days earlier, the former Archbishop George Carey, the man responsible for hosting the first of these seminars at Lambeth Palace in 2002, had made front-page headlines after delivering a public lecture in which Islam and Muslims had come under severe criticism over a variety of political and theological issues. “It is sad to relate”, he said, “that no great invention has come for many hundred years from Muslim countries.” “During the past 500 hundred years,” he continued, “critical scholarship [in theology] has declined, leading to strong resistance to modernity.” Dr Carey added that moderate Muslims must “express strongly on behalf of the many millions of their co-religionists, their abhorrence of violence done in the name of Allah.” Much to the dismay of many Muslims and non-Muslims, in subsequent interviews, Dr Carey remained steadfast that he had not meant to offend the Muslim community.
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Posted: April 8, 2004 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6674
Categories: The TabletIn this article: Archbishop of Canterbury, Christian, Christianity, George Carey, Islam, Rowan Williams
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Catégorie : The TabletDans cet article : Archbishop of Canterbury, Christian, Christianity, George Carey, Islam, Rowan Williams


Women working in the margins of peace

World Council of Churches’ Press Feature Women are either victims of civil strife or beneficiaries of humanitarian efforts, but they are not full partners or equal participants in the peace process, proclaims Sarah Shteir of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. Shteir was one of several panelists at an ecumenical women’s gathering convened
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Posted: April 8, 2004 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=95
Categories: NewsIn this article: peace, WCC, women
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Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : peace, WCC, women


Common celebration of Easter a gift, WCC work towards universal date will continue

WCC Press Release In an Easter message to member churches, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia expresses his hope that “Christians throughout the world will join in prayer and celebration” as they celebrate Easter on the same date this year, an occurrence he considers a “real gift and blessing”. Though
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Posted: April 8, 2004 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=96
Categories: Dialogue, WCC NewsIn this article: Easter, Samuel Kobia, WCC
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Catégorie : Dialogue, WCC NewsDans cet article : Easter, Samuel Kobia, WCC


A WCC staff comment on Mel Gibson film

WCC News flash What should we do after seeing Mel Gibson’s film ‘The Passion of Christ’? That is the question being asked by Rev. Dr Hans Ucko, who specializes in Christian-Jewish dialogue at the World Council of Churches. He discusses the impact of our reactions to this controversial film in an opinion piece published in
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Posted: April 8, 2004 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=97
Categories: Dialogue, WCC NewsIn this article: anti-semitism, Christian, Christianity, Judaism, Mel Gibson, WCC
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Catégorie : Dialogue, WCC NewsDans cet article : anti-semitism, Christian, Christianity, Judaism, Mel Gibson, WCC


Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ

A statement from the Christian-Jewish Dialogue in Montreal Like all art works based on historical events, Mel Gibson’s film The Passion of the Christ may create the illusion that it faithfully reproduces the details of Jesus’ Passion with its cruelty and violence. Viewers may be left with the impression that without the Jews, these things
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Posted: April 8, 2004 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=98
Categories: DialogueIn this article: anti-semitism, Christian, Christianity, Judaism, Mel Gibson
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Catégorie : DialogueDans cet article : anti-semitism, Christian, Christianity, Judaism, Mel Gibson


La Passion du Christ de Mel Gibson

Une déclaration du Dialogue Judéo-Chrétien de Montréal Comme toute oeuvre d’art basée sur des faits historiques, le film de Mel Gibson La Passion du Christ peut créer l’illusion qu’il reproduit fidèlement le moindre détail de la passion de Jésus, avec toute sa toute cruauté et sa violence. Les spectateurs pourraient rester sous l’impression que tout
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Posted: April 8, 2004 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=99
Categories: DialogueIn this article: anti-semitism, Christian, Christianity, Judaism, Mel Gibson
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Catégorie : DialogueDans cet article : anti-semitism, Christian, Christianity, Judaism, Mel Gibson


Le Centre canadien d’Oecuménisme recherche une ou un directeur général

COMMUNIQUÉ Le Centre canadien d’œcuménisme recherche une ou un directeur général qui pourrait entrer en fonction a l’été 2004. QUALITÉS : Solide formation incluant connaissances théologique; bon jugement; bilingue; leadership; vue lucide de la situation socioculturelle et religieuse de notre société; une personne de communication et de dialogue ; compréhension de l’ensemble des Églises chrétiennes; ouverture
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Posted: April 8, 2004 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=100 Transmis : 8 avril 2004 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=100


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