intercommunion


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intercommunion

association between Churches, involving esp mutual reception of Holy Communion
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William Fraser, The Reports on Intercommunion Made to the Holy Synod of the Province of Canterbury by the Committees on "Intercommunion with the Orthodox Eastern Churches", London: Rivingtons, 1869, 5.
Lacking state support in Europe, the Old Catholic movement remained small and splintered, though Chapman notes that the Episcopal Church and the Church of England did establish intercommunion with Old Catholics in 1932.
Clifford's in-house canon lawyer said the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has jurisdiction over intercommunion with "ecclesial communities.
Intercommunion could be a "yes" to God by witnessing to God's presence in the marriage and committing to God's work of salvation in their lives.
The affirmation of Jesus's resurrection, so far from leading us to dualistic despair over our worldly corporeality, releases us more radically into it, and into the deep intercommunion between self and other that bodily life facilitates.
Furthermore, personality conflicts among Orthodox leaders, notably between Bulgakov and Florovskii, hurt chances for overlooking theological differences and focusing on intercommunion and forms of cooperation.
According to him, marriage existed for three reasons: for reproduction, for companionship, and, most nobly of all, so people could love divinely through "a complete intercommunion of soul and interchange of pure affection.
Furthermore, Anglicans were by and large closed to the idea of intercommunion in 1919.
And that, in ecumenism, some Catholics played down disagreements about doctrine and discipline and were too ready to urge intercommunion and to talk as if the Catholic Church is not the sole Church with the fullness of truth, and act as if one need not worry much about evangelizing or converting non-Catholics.
If indeed the value one recognizes (after data recall, understanding, application, analysis, and synthesis) is a person; if indeed the interpersonal event of faith transfigures dialectical hermeneutics into faith as faith in--implying love, access to the person, knowledge through intercommunion, acceptance of the authority of the one believed in, and knowing in the fullest sense of the word (Fries, 1985/1996); and, if indeed the One who asserts ultimately is the Holy One, lived faith will manifest joyful conviction, loving decision, and committed trust in God within a faith community.
Calvinism, the practice of intercommunion, and the proper procedures for baptism, just to name a few.
Contacts with other denominations led to the 1931 Bonn Agreement, which established intercommunion between Anglican and Old-Catholic churches.
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