by Christian Campbell
Yesterday was the sixtieth anniversary of the publication of the Instruction On the “Ecumenical Movement” by the Holy Office (as the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith was formally known). Addressed to Catholic ordinaries of places, the Instruction laid out the principles by which the Catholic Church should approach the matter of ecumenism. Within a few short years of the publication this Instruction, these sound principles would largely be abandoned, giving way to the empty “ecumenism” of the progressives with its scandalous interfaith gatherings, ambiguous joint statements, and interminable ‘dialogue’.
In stark contrast to the false ecumenism born of the ’spirit of Vatican II’, through his Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum Coetibus, the Holy Father seeks to attain the proper end of the only genuine ecumenism: the reconciliation of separated brethren with the Church on the basis of Catholic Truth...
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