intercommunion


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intercommunion

association between Churches, involving esp mutual reception of Holy Communion
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He quickly put the spoon back into the chalice and said, "We do not perform intercommunion, but I offer you my blessing.
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The implication is that such any Western church that established intercommunion with the Orthodox Church would retain its own rite rather than adopting the Eastern Rite as a condition of their union.
It has also been recommended as a model toward intercommunion or the sharing of the Table of the Lord.
Led by a popular former vicar general of the Vienna archdiocese, more than 300 priests announced that they're fed up with appealing for reform, and instead will follow their own lead on matters such as intercommunion and the lay role in the church.
Arjakovsky also has some provocative remarks to make on the subject of intercommunion which stand squarely in the prophetic spirit of Sergius Bulgakov
As individuals, we are created in God's image, that is as a person, an individual-in-community, with an intrinsic social dimension; but as a species we are also created together in God's image, to form God's human family, commissioned to mirror in all our human relationships the loving intercommunion of persons that is of the very nature of God.
LCMS was participating in all the ecumenical dialogues, but intercommunion without full doctrinal agreement was regarded as "unionism"--not legitimate ecumenism.
The point is that Rome has already made a change in Catholic practice with regard to intercommunion by allowing, for example, Orthodox Christians to communicate at our Eucharists.
Progress has been made, but questions remain--such as intercommunion among the churches and the reservation of the consecrated species.
On the ecumenical front, the document floats the idea of a joint Catholic/Orthodox commission to consider the issue of intercommunion between the two churches.
In the strict sense, there never have been ecumenical services of worship in the WCC, if one understands that to mean eucharistic worship with ecumenical intercommunion and intercelebration with Orthodox participation.
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