Pope Francis attends Divine Liturgy with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople in Istanbul

Pope Francis attends a Divine Liturgy with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople in the patriarchal Church of St. George in Istanbul. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The following  is a list of  members:
Rev. Ward Bauman
Rev. Peter Lundholm
Fr. Greg Poser, OSC
Sr. Helen Rolfson, OSF (chair) [320-259-8142]
Sr. Clara Stang, OSF
Fr. Ron Weyrens
Ex officio: Bishop Donald Kettler

 

Some Resources on Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations:

Encyclical of Pope St John Paul II: Ut UNUM SINT (That they May All be One):
http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/john_paul_ii/encyclicals/documents/hf_jp-ii_enc_25051995_ut-unum-sint_en.html

Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Francis: (part of which has to do specifically with ecumenical and interreligious relations): EVANGELII GAUDIUM (The Joy of the Gospel):
http://w2.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/apost_exhortations/documents/papa-francesco_esortazione-ap_20131124_evangelii-gaudium.html

Bishops Committee Releases Statement on Muslim-Catholic Dialogue…the Bishops Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs has released a statement condemning violence and reaffirming the Catholic commitment to dialogue with our Muslim brothers and sisters.
http://www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/ecumenical-and-interreligious/interreligious/islam/dialogue-with-muslims-committee-statement.cfm

Jewish and Catholic Leaders Release Joint Statement

The National Council of Synagogues and the USCCB Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs issued a statement pledging to build peace and understanding between faith communities
http://www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/ecumenical-and-interreligious/jewish/jewish-catholic-joint-statement-2014.cfm

A site of the United States Council of Catholic Bishops giving general and specific resources on ecumenical and interreligious affairs:
http://www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/ecumenical-and-interreligious/ecumenical/ecumenical-documents-and-news-releases.cfm
Vatican II: Declaration of the Relationship of the Church to Non-Christian Religions: (Nostra Aetate)
http://www.vatican.va/archive/hist_councils/ii_vatican_council/documents/vat-ii_decl_19651028_nostra-aetate_en.html