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17.02.2010
The UGCC Synods message

 

The Synod’s message for the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the legalization of the UGCC, the 65th anniversary of the death of Metropolitan Andrey (Sheptytskyj), and the 25th anniversary of the death of Patriarch Joseph (Slipyj)

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06.02.2010
DECREE ON ECUMENISM (UNITATIS REDINTEGRATIO)

The restoration of unity among all Christians is one of the principal concerns of the Second Vatican Council. Christ the Lord founded one Church and one Church only. However, many Christian communions present themselves to men as the true inheritors of Jesus Christ;

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06.02.2010
CHARTA OECUMENICA

Guidelines for the Growing Cooperation among the Churches in Europe

 

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06.09.2010 08:25:35

Church in Europe: renew your commitment to safeguarding creation!

FINAL MESSAGE from the Bishops and Delegates of the Bishops’ Conferences of Europe who participated in the PILGRIMAGE FOR THE SAFEGUARDING OF CREATION

1st-5th September 2010

Church in Europe: renew your commitment to safeguarding creation!

 

Blessed are you Lord, God of all creation: a pilgrimage of hope for Europe

Around fifty delegates from more than fifteen countries of the Bishops’ Conferences of Europe set out on 1st September 2010 from the Basilica of Esztergom, Hungary on a pilgrimage of hope for all creation to the Shrine of Mariazell in Austria, passing through Slovakia where we were welcomed by the Archbishop of Bratislava, Stanislav Zvolenský. The initiative was inspired by Pope Benedict XVI’s Message for the World Day of Peace in 2010 entitled If you want to cultivate peace, protect creation.

11.12.2009 16:39:00

Declaration of the President of COMECE on the UN Climate Conference in Copenhagen

Declaration of the President of COMECE on the UN Climate Conference in CopenhagenOn the eve of the European Council meeting which will take place on 10-11 December in Brussels, the President of COMECE, Mgr Adrianus van Luyn, calls on the decision-makers of the EU and its 27 Member States to do everything in their power to ensure that an ambitious, comprehensive and just climate protection agreement will be adopted in Copenhagen under the umbrella of the United Nations.

«The world community will only be able to cope with the challenge of climate change, if all politically responsible persons pull together. In Copenhagen the global common good must prevail over narrow national interests. Time is short. Instead of half-hearted tactics decisive action is needed.» The President of COMECE makes a special plea to the European Union: «The EU has in the past conclusively demonstrated that it is capable of leading worldwide efforts in the fight against climate change. We ask the EU decision-makers to again taken on this leading role in Copenhagen.»

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