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Document Second report of the Joint Working Group
The aim of the present document is to set out briefly the concrete results of the exchanges that have already taken place, and to indicate a vision of the future in which the Joint Working Group foresees the need for constantly more dynamic relations between the Roman Catholic Church and the World Council of Churches.
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Document Catholic Bishops of Myanmar
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Document Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar
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Document Indian Catholic bishops
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Document Easter message of the Heads of Churches of Jerusalem
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Document 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council
Greetings of the WCC general secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, to the Synod of Bishops XIII Ordinary General Assembly on 7-28 October 2013 in Rome: The New Evangelization for the Transmission of the Christian Faith and at the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Second Vatican Council, the 20th anniversary of the publication of The Catechism of the Catholic Church and the opening of the Year of Faith on 11 October 2013 delivered by H.E. Archbishop and Metropolitan Dr Nifon of Targoviste.
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Document Eighth report of the Joint Working Group
This report outlines the activities of the Joint Working Group between the Roman Catholic Church and the World Council of Churches during the years 1999-2005 and includes three completed study documents, as well as some themes pursued and issues addressed.
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Document Seventh report of the Joint Working Group
The report results from seven years' work by a dedicated group drawn from the World Council of Churches and the Roman Catholic Church. The character of the document is intentionally educational. The group believed that it would in this way best serve the interest of all who wish to know not only the Joint Working Group's agenda but the growing relationship of the WCC and the RCC within the broader perspective of the one ecumenical movement which the group has witnessed and in some measure assisted.
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Document Summary of the Ninth Report
This document offers a summary of the Ninth report from the Joint Working Group between the Roman Catholic Church and the WCC, which relates the focus and work of the group from 2007 through 2012. As the group approaches its fiftieth year, its recent foci include in-depth work on the notion of ecclesial reception of ecumenical work, the spiritual roots of ecumenism, church participation of youth, and emerging work on migration.
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Document Ninth report of the Joint Working Group
This report outlines the activities of the JWG during 2007-2012 and includes the two study documents and reflections on the role of youth. The JWG members offer these texts to the parent bodies, i.e. the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (PCPCU) and the World Council of Churches (WCC), and hope that they will be received by churches and Christians around the world, inspiring them in their own ecumenical journey.
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