Communion

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Synonyms for Communion

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the exchange of ideas by writing, speech, or signals

those who accept and practice a particular religious belief

Synonyms for Communion

sharing thoughts and feelings

(Christianity) a group of Christians with a common religious faith who practice the same rites

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Welcome again, my children, to the communion of your race.
On the other hand, communion in word and sacraments does presuppose that the ministries exercised differently in the various communions be mutually recognized as the ministry of the Church of Christ.
In doing so, it becomes clear that in the end the ecumenical movement raises issues that are not yet clarified either by the individual churches or by the Christian world communions.
More recently, it has been given for outstanding service within the Church of England whether centrally or in the dioceses, or the Anglican Communion as a whole, and also to those who have contributed to advancing relations between the various Christian communions and churches.
I'm living proof of the limitations of researching this important religious rite of passage by asking adults to remember their First Communions.
Catechists, DREs, and teachers may find it useful, but it's a bit heavy for the rest of us who merely want a reminder of our own First Communions.
Nonetheless, the underlying issue raised in these essays is one no Christian can afford to ignore: How do we, as separated ecclesial communions, embody a common witness to the one gospel of Jesus Christ?
I specify "Catholic" because all churches and all ecclesial communions have unity of some sort.
The second chapter surveys the ecclesiological foundations for koinonia ecclesiology as it has evolved in the history of conciliar ecumenism, as it is understood in the context of the particular churches, in the example of Lutheran, Anglican and Roman Catholic perspectives, in the work of Faith and Order and the Christian World Communions, and in selected bilateral dialogues.
Therefore it is not surprising that early on the ILCW committed itself to close collaboration with other communions in the English-speaking world and the global Lutheran communion.
It also concerns other Christian groups such as the Anglicans and Lutherans, who still claim to have unity in their own communions, however weak this may seem to Catholics.
History was made recently when the Oriental Orthodox Churches and the Anglican Communion presented a joint statement about the divinity of Christ.
McEUCHARIST The new, "clean and sanitary," and "aseptically sealed" Celebration Cup, its Illinois-based distributor, Communion Source, boasts, "promises to revolutionize the way that churches around the world offer Holy Communion" (www.