A guidebook for the ecumenical
Walter Kasper, spiritual ecumenism. Guidelines for its implementation, New City, 2006, 106 p.,
It is a handbook for living and strengthening spiritual ecumenism is the result of stimulating experiences concrete with the help of many people and groups already engaged in this area. IThe three chapters: 1. Deepen the Christian faith, 2. Prayer and worship, 3. Diaconate and testimony includes 54 short numbered paragraphs and supported by several times to quick list of what "Christians can do together." This handbook is a guide offered to pastors, teachers, youth, religious communities to cultivate ecumenical passion and translate it into practical spiritual life. Walter Kasper, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, addressing the reader, "the quest for Christian unity is above all a desire to be kept alive by food and a prayer." This research has eyes fixed on Jesus and a humble, confident participation in the prayer of Jesus that "all be one."
Second Vatican Ecumenical Council, Unitatis Redintegratio , 21 November 1964.
John Paul II Ut Unum Sint , Encyclical Letter on Commitment to Ecumenism of May 25, 1995, Rome 1995.
Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Directory for the Application of the Principles and Norms on Ecumenism , Rome 1993.
Documents of the Ecumenical Dialogue
On May 16, 2005 was published a document of the Anglican-Catholic dialogue on Mary: "Mary: Grace and Hope in Christ" (Seattle, May 16, 2005).
This paper on the role of Mary in doctrine and life of the Church concludes the second round of the Catholic theological - Anglican internationally. The text should not be regarded as an emanation of the Authority of the Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion, which reserves to further study and evaluate the content at the time.
The document can be read from the Vatican website: Click here
Ecclesia Mater , is a training tool Church with an ecumenical perspective. Each issue offers a deepening of the ecumenical theme Treaty and always indicates significant ecumenical events and documents.