Tag: Chieti

Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations

Issues Addressed and Issues Neglected: Official Orthodox-Catholic Relations

On September 21st, at the end of its plenary session in Chieti, Italy, the “Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Roman Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church” adopted a joint document titled “Synodality and Primacy During the First Millennium: Towards a Common Understanding in Service to the Unity of the Church.“ This might…

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Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations

The First Test for Orthodox Unity after the Holy and Great Council: The Chieti Document

September 2016, Chieti, Italy. The Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Roman Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church, established in 1979, gathered once again. But this meeting was crucial in many ways, and not only for Orthodox-Catholic relations. It was also the first test at a global level for inter-Orthodox unity on a…

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