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a council convened to discuss ecclesiastical business

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On June 15, 2002, the governing synod of the 26,000 Anglican faithful in the diocese of New Westminster, B.
FutureChurch, a Cleveland-based Catholic organization that spear-headed a campaign requesting that womeh biblical scholars be invited as consultants to the synod (NCR, April 18), praised the appointments.
Discussions concern such possibilities as the elimination of the provinces and the transfer of their powers to General Synod, adjustments of diocesan boundaries to reflect modern day transportation patterns and demographics, and reduction in the number of dioceses.
As General Synod staff and organizers made the final preparations for the opening of the 41st General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada, youth delegates from across the country gathered in a small room to take part in a pre-synod orientation and ice-breaker.
4-24 synod on the family was the best-run Synod of Bishops since its institution by Pope Paul VI after the Second Vatican Council, there are still ways that the synod process could be improved.
Cardinal Tagle gets a new Vatican assignment after he was elected as one of the 15 members of a council of cardinals and bishops from different parts of the world who had been tasked to prepare for the next synod.
People were streaming into the auditorium where the Northwest Synod of Wisconsin was holding its annual Synod Assembly.
Determined that their report be viewed as a newer, more collaborative way of being the church and not as a synod downsizing proposal, members of the Presbyterian Church (U.
The volume features essays by an array of scholars presented at an April 2006 international conference in Dordrecht, The Netherlands, where the Synod of Dordt was held November 13, 1618, to May 29, 1619.
Reconciliation, Justice, and Peace: The Second African Synod.
MEMBERS of the General Synod of the Church of England were urged to present a "model" of how Christians could disagree as they faced a divisive series of debates on women bishops.
I offer support, workshops, resource material and consultations among congregations and presbyteries in matters such as strategic planning, natural church development, elders, congregational and pastoral care, conflict resolution, evangelism and mission outreach, and session and presbytery retreats," said Wayne Stretch, regional minister with the Synod of B.
Rome -- The 12th Synod of Bishops will be held at the Vatican from 5-26 October 2008 with the theme "The Word of God in the Life and Mission of the Church.
The Queen has hailed the appointment of the new Archbishop of York as marking an 'important new chapter' in the life of the church as she formally opened the eighth General Synod of the Church of England.
The Saskatchewan Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) took a historic step in electing Rev.