These two resources address the clergy and Church leadership throughout the world, seeking to inform clergy, spiritual directors, professors, and anyone in an educational or ecumenical role in the Church. The Ecumenical Dimension in the Formation of those Engaged in Pastoral Work underscores the problem of ecumenical formation in seminaries and theological faculties at the time of its writing, while also outlining how such training should take place. This essential reference text is not complete without its predecessor, the Directory for the Application of Principles and Norms on Ecumenism, which requires that ecumenism should be present in all places where formation takes place. It especially concentrates on what is needed for the training of those preparing to engage in pastoral work.
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Outlines practical guidelines to follow when seeking interdenominational unity
Discusses the methods of teaching about ecumenism to Catholic clergy