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Dialogue with the Orthodox Churches of Byzantine Tradition

[Ecumenical Patriarchate – Phanar]
[Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria]
[Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch]
[Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem]
[Patriarchate of Moscow]

[Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Patriarchate of Moscow]
[Exarchate of Belarus of the Patriarchate of Moscow]

[Orthodox Patriarchate of Serbia]
[Orthodox Patriarchate of Romania]
[Orthodox Patriarchate of Bulgaria]
[Orthodox Church of Greece]
[Orthodox Church of Poland]
[Orthodox Church of Albania]
[Orthodox Church of Finland]
[Orthodox Church of Estonia]

 

“Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue Between the Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church (as a whole)”

Documents of the Commission: 

The Mystery of the Church and the Eucharist in the Light of the Mystery of the Holy Trinity [Munich, 6 July 1982]
[English, French

Faith, Sacraments and the Unity of the Church [Bari, 16 June 1987]
[English, French]

The Sacrament of Order in the Sacramental Structure of the Church, with Particular Reference to the Importance of the Apostolic Succession for the Sanctification and Unity of the People of God [Valamo, Finland, 26 June 1988]
[English, French]

Uniatism: Method of Union of the Past, and Present Search for Full Communion [Balamand, Lebanon, 23 June 1993]
[English, French]

Plenary Session of the Commission [Baltimore, United States, 9-19 July 2000] – Communiqué
[English, French]

Address of Benedict XVI to the members of the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue Between the Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church (December 15, 2005)
[English, French, Portuguese, Spanish]

Report by Msgr. Eleuterio F. Fortino regarding the "New Phase of Theological Catholic Orthodox Dialogue" (October 2006)
[Italian]

Report by Msgr. Eleuterio F. Fortino on "Rome and Constantinople in the service of unity" (Novembre 2006)
[Italian]

"Ravenna Document", Ecclesiological and Canonical Consequences of the Sacramental Nature of the Church. Ecclesial Communion, Conciliarity and Authority (October 13, 2007)
[English, French, German, Italian]

 

Ecumenical Patriarchate [of Constantinople– Phanar] 

Joint Declaration of Pope Paul VI and the Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras I to remove from the memory and XXX of the Church the sentences of excommunication issued in 1054 [7 December 1965]
[English, French

Joint declaration of Pope Paul VI and the Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras I at the conclusion of the visit of the Patriarch to Rome [28 October 1967]
[English, French

Joint declaration of Pope John Paul II and the Ecumenical Patriarch Dimitrios I at the conclusion of the visit of the Pope to the Phanar [30 November 1979]
[English]

Joint declaration of Pope John Paul II and the Ecumenical Patriarch Dimitrios I on the occasion of the visit of the Patriarch to Rome [7 December 1987] 

Joint declaration of Pope John Paul II and the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I on the occasion of the visit of the Patriarch to Rome [June 1995] 

Joint declaration of Pope John Paul II and the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I on the protection of creation [Rome – Venice, 10 June 2002]
[French, English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Common Declaration of Pope John Paul II and the Ecumenical Patriarch His Holiness Bartholomew I (July 1, 2004)
[English, French, Italian]

Communiqué: Visit of the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew I and return of the relics of St Gregory Nazianzen and St John Chrysostom (November 24, 2004)
[Italian]

Ecumenical celebration for the return of the relics of St Gregory Nazianzen and St John Chrysostom (November 27, 2004)

Address of Card. Walter Kasper during the Patriarchal Liturgy in the Cathedral of Saint George in Phanar on the occasion of the Feast of St Andrew the Apostle (November 30, 2004)
[Italian]

Common declaration by His Holiness Benedict XVI and Patriarch Bartholomew I (November 30, 2006)
[English, French, Italian]

 

Orthodox Patriarchate of Romania 

Joint declaration of Pope John Paul II and the Orthodox Patriarch of Romania, Theoctist, on the occasion of the visit of the Patriarch to Rome [12 October 2002]
[French, English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

 

Orthodox Patriarchate of Bulgaria  

Address of John Paul II to a Delegation of the Orthodox Church of Bulgaria (May 26, 2003)
[Bulgarian, English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

 

Orthodox Church of Greece 

Common declaration of Pope John Paul II and the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, Christodoulos, on the occasion of the visit to Greece by Pope John Paul II [Areopagus of Athens, 4 May 2001]
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Address of Cardinal Walter Kasper to His Beatitude Christodoulos, Archbishop of Athens (February 14, 2003)
[English, Italian, Portuguese]

Common declaration by His Holiness Benedict XVI and His Beatitude Christodoulos, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece (December 14, 2006)
[English, French, Greek, Italian]

 

 

 

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