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A Catholic & Orthodox Ecumenical Voice: A Joint Statement: The North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consulta MONKS AND MERMAIDS (A BENEDICTINE BLOG) - April 8, 2015 ... carefully understated words of Pope John Paul II, "the Catholic Church's conviction that in the ministry of the bishop of Rome she has preserved, in fidelity to the Apostolic Tradition and the faith of the Fathers, the visible sign and guarantor of unity, constitutes a difficulty for most other Christians, whose memory is marked by certain painful recollections" (Ut Unum Sint 88). 3. Divergent Histories. The historical roots of this difference in vision go back many centuries. Episcopal and ...http://fatherdavidbirdosb.blogspot.com/2015/04/a-catholic-orthodox-ecumenical-voice.html
Orthodox Ecumenical Voices - II: Metropolitan John Zizioulas of Pergamon MONKS AND MERMAIDS (A BENEDICTINE BLOG) - March 23, 2015 ... order, as first among the equal presidents of the particular Churches». According to this view, the actual structure of primacies, the primacy of the Roman See included, is due simply to human and transitory factors. This means that the Church could exist without primacy, although she could not exist without bishops or synods, the latter being a reality of iure divino and part of the Church's esse. Orthodox theologians very often use the formula «primacy of honor and order». ...http://fatherdavidbirdosb.blogspot.com/2015/03/orthodox-ecumenical-voices-ii.html