Archive for 1988

Archive pour 1988

Christian unity was goal of archbishop Ramsey, 83

LONDON (AP-Reuter) – Lord Ramsey, who as archbishop of Canterbury from 1961 to 1974 left his mark as a champion of Christian unity and liberal causes, died yesterday at the age of 83. He had been ill with bronchial pneumonia for several weeks and died at St. John’s Home in Oxford, the Church of England
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Posted: April 24, 1988 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6377
Categories: Memorials, NewsIn this article: Anglican, Archbishop of Canterbury, bishops, Church of England
Transmis : 24 avril 1988 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6377
Catégorie : Memorials, NewsDans cet article : Anglican, Archbishop of Canterbury, bishops, Church of England


Montrealer represents Catholics at Anglican bishops’ meeting

Rev. Thomas Ryan, director of the Canadian Centre for Ecumenism in Montreal, has been appointed a Roman Catholic staff representative to a world meeting of Anglican bishops that begins today.

Two Vatican agencies have named the U.S.-born Paulist priest as a representative to the communications team of the Lambeth Conference. The conference is a gathering of the bishops of the 450 dioceses in Anglican churches around the world, including Bishop Reginald Hollis of Montreal.

Representatives have also been appointed by the world Lutheran church and by the World Council of Churches, a grouping mainly of Protestant and Orthodox Churches.

Ryan said in a conversation that it is the first time such staff representatives from other churches have been invited to help out at the Lambeth Conference, which meets every 10 years.

“It is an impressive initiative.”
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Posted: July 16, 1988 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6426
Categories: NewsIn this article: Anglican, Catholic, Centre Canadien d’œcuménisme, Lambeth Conference, Tom Ryan
Transmis : 16 juillet 1988 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6426
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Anglican, Catholic, Centre Canadien d’œcuménisme, Lambeth Conference, Tom Ryan


Moderator’s farewell warns of church’s danger

from the Windsor Star [VICTORIA, BC] In a strongly worded farewell speech, the head of Canada’s largest Protestant denomination decried its divisiveness and warned of the danger of excluding believers. Anne Squire, the 67-year-old Amherstburg-born moderator, said what is at stake is whether the United Church wants to be “an inclusive or exclusive body.” And
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Posted: August 19, 1988 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6236
Categories: NewsIn this article: human sexuality, United Church of Canada
Transmis : 19 aoüt 1988 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6236
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : human sexuality, United Church of Canada


30,000 protest United Church position

from the Windsor Star [SASKATOON] At least 30,000 members of the United Church of Canada have signed a declaration of dissent against a statement by the church’s general council dealing with sexuality, says a United Church minister in Saskatchewan. “I’m upset,” said Rev. Don Lamont of Eston. “Some people have already left my church over
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Posted: September 17, 1988 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6233
Categories: NewsIn this article: human sexuality, United Church of Canada
Transmis : 17 septembre 1988 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6233
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : human sexuality, United Church of Canada


Pope Decries Anglican Women Bishops

[Los Angeles Times] Pope John Paul II reiterated this week that the ordination of women in the Anglican Church poses “serious obstacles” to relations with the Roman Catholic Church. In a year-end address to cardinals, the Pope, speaking with “sincere pain,” deplored a resolution adopted by the world’s Anglican bishops in August. The Anglican bishops
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Posted: December 24, 1988 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=6410
Categories: NewsIn this article: Anglican Church of Canada, Catholic, John Paul II, ordination, women
Transmis : 24 décembre 1988 • Lien permanente : ecu.net/?p=6410
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Anglican Church of Canada, Catholic, John Paul II, ordination, women