Monday, May 17, 2010

Scotland: Presbyterians and Catholics develop joint liturgy

Wednesday, May 12, 2010
By Ekklesia

A Church of Scotland body is urging congregations to celebrate their common baptism with Roman Catholics for the first time by using a special joint liturgy for the reaffirmation of baptismal vows.

The groundbreaking call, seen as a huge step in inter-church links, is made in the report of the Kirk’s Ecumenical Relations Committee to the General Assembly.

The liturgy was devised by the Presbyterian denomination's Joint Commission on Doctrine, made up of officials from both churches. the rest


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