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Ecumenism

Baptists and Catholics aren’t always known for working together, but they united in a rural Kentucky church with a single-minded goal: Save the planet. And they learned one easy step you can take to slow down climate change. […] Read More

People all over the world confront evil effectively without turning to violence, and most often we are looking elsewhere. You can hear those stories at the Global Baptist Peace Conference in July in Colombia. […] Read More

Even if we live in integrated neighborhoods, we often live within the segregated silos of our memories and histories apart from the memories and histories of our neighbors of color. That’s why Black History Month is for all of us. […] Read More

The third phase of ongoing conversations for a Baptist-Catholic joint commission has focused on collaboration as members have worked together to envision possibilities for offering a common witness. […] Read More

While the first international Baptist-Catholic dialogue did not take place until the mid-1980s, the two groups actually have been dialoguing since soon after the Second Vatican Council in the ’60s. […] Read More

Baptist and Catholic delegations met earlier this month to continue ecumenical conversations between the two groups. […] Read More

Some may conclude Canada is nearly devoid of Christians, but the diverse Christian expression helps create meaningful ecumenical dialogue and prevents any single denomination from claiming significant cultural influence. […] Read More

Pastors and ministry leaders on both sides of the Mexico-United States border are gearing up to meet the physical and spiritual needs of the immigrant caravan marching toward the U.S. […] Read More

A “Unity Declaration on Racism and Poverty,” signed by more than 80 U.S. faith leaders, was sent to members of Congress on Jan. 29. Poverty and racism in the U.S. are inextricable, the declaration noted, and “they are theological issues for us, not merely political or partisan ones.” Racism is a refutation of Genesis 1’s […] Read More

In 1911, the Northern Baptist Convention and the Free Will Baptist General Conference forged a church union. This was perhaps the first example of organic church unity in the 20th century. Since that time, the resulting group has led the way, among Baptists in the United States, in developing and manifesting a positive ecumenical commitment […] Read More