‘Ecumenism: is it still on?’ WCC general secretary addresses global peace conference

Panel gathered to explore the question ‘Ecumenism: is it still on?’ 16 September 2019 The Sant’Egidio community began a “Peace with no borders” conference in Madrid on 15 September, gathering religious leaders from all over the world to address each other on migration, the environment, dialogue and inclusion. World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. … Continue reading “‘Ecumenism: is it still on?’ WCC general secretary addresses global peace conference”

General Synod expands full communion recognition

By JOELLE KIDD July 19, 2019 Archbishop Fred Hiltz embraces National Bishop Susan Johnson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, while Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Evangelical Lutheran Church of America Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton applaud. Photo: Brian Bukowski General Synod passed a resolution July 15 to recognize full communion among the … Continue reading “General Synod expands full communion recognition”

Bossey master students graduate, continuing ‘that pilgrimage we call ecumenism’

Bossey students share a sign of peace with one another in the medieval chapel of the Ecumenical Institute, Bossey. All photos: Albin Hillert/WCC 12 June 2019 A ceremony on 11 June saw eight new master students graduate from the World Council of Churches (WCC) Ecumenical Institute at Château de Bossey. Finalizing a yearlong period of … Continue reading “Bossey master students graduate, continuing ‘that pilgrimage we call ecumenism’”

The sons and daughters of Benedict: “In Conversation” with two leading ecumenists

Posted on: January 24, 2019  Roman Catholic biblical scholar Father Henry Wansbrough (left) with the Revd Canon Dr John Gibaut, Director of Unity, Faith and Order of the Anglican Communion. Photo Credit: Anglican World This is the second in a new series for ACNS in which we re-publish features which first appeared in Anglican World … Continue reading “The sons and daughters of Benedict: “In Conversation” with two leading ecumenists”

Canadian Council of Churches adopts Principles of Peace calling them the ‘heart of ecumenism’

Doves have long been used in Christianity to symbolize both peace and the presence of the Holy Spirit. LittlePerfectStock/Shutterstock.com Canadian Council of Churches adopts Principles of Peace calling them the ‘heart of ecumenism’ By Matt Gardner on September 20, 2018 Facebook Twitter email On May 23, 2018, the Canadian Council of Churches (CCC) governing board … Continue reading “Canadian Council of Churches adopts Principles of Peace calling them the ‘heart of ecumenism’”