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N. 150 (2017/II)

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

POPE FRANCIS AND ECUMENISM (July-December 2017)

Message of Pope Francis to the General Council of the World Communion of Reformed Churches,
on the occasion of its association with the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification (5 July 2017)

Message for the opening of the 25th International Ecumenical Conference on Orthodox Spirituality,
Monastery of Bose, Italy (18 August 2017)

Joint Message of Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on the World Day of Prayer for Creation (1 September 2017)

Audience with the Delegation of the Church Relations Committee of the United Bible Societies (5 October 2017)

Audience with a Delegation of the World Methodist Council (19 October 2017)

Audience with His Beatitude Theophilos, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem (23 October 2017)

Audience with the Moderator of the Church of Scotland (26 October 2017)

Audience with the Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Catholic Church and the
Assyrian Church of the East (24 November 2017)

Address to a Delegation of the Lutheran World Federation (7 December 2017)

Audience with a Delegation of the Taiwan National Council of Churches (7 December 2017)

 

Visit to the Ecumenical Patriarchate by a Delegation of the Holy See for
the Feast of Saint Andrew
 (28 November–1 December 2017)

Message of Pope Francis to His Holiness Bartholomew

Greeting of His Holiness Bartholomew to the delegation

 

Ecumenical News

In Memoriam Cardinal Cormac Murphy O’Connor (1932-2017)

Visit of the Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin to Russia (21-24 August 2017)

Joint Working Group between the World Council of Churches and the Catholic Church
(Lisbon, Portugal, 12-15 September 2017)

Lutheran, Mennonite, Catholic Trilateral Dialogue Commission on Baptism (Strasbourg, France, 15-19 September 2017)

Asian Consultation of the Bishops’ Commissions for Ecumenism and Interreligious Dialogue
(Bangkok, Thailand, 16-20 October 2017)

Joint Statement by the Lutheran World Federation and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity on the Conclusion of the Year of the Common Commemoration of the Reformation (31 October 2017)

 

Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews

Address of Pope Francis to the delegation of Rabbis for the presentation of the statement
‘Between Jerusalem and Rome’ (31 August 2017)

Bilateral Commission Meeting of the Delegations of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and the Holy See’s Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews – Joint Reflections on the Declaration ‘Between Jerusalem and Rome’, (Jerusalem, 12-14 November 2017 – 23-25 Mar Cheshvan 5778)

 

Documentation Supplement

The Call to Holiness: From Glory to Glory – Report of the Joint International Commission for Dialogue between the World Methodist Council and the Roman Catholic Church, 2016 (Tenth series)

Commentary on the Report by Monsignor John A. Radano

Justification and Sacramentality: The Christian Community as an Agent for Justice – Report of the Fourth Phase of Catholic-Reformed International Dialogue

Commentary on the Report by Robert F. Christian, OP

Common Statement on ‘Sacramental Life’ – Joint Committee for Theological Dialogue between the Catholic Church and the Assyrian Church of the East

 

 

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