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November 11, 1994 – COMMON CHRISTOLOGICAL DECLARATION of Pope John Paul II and Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Dinkha IV — Full-Text

 

MEETINGS:

 

1. November 22-24, 1995 – Rome, Italy

“Sacraments in General; The Eucharist in Particular”

2. October 10-12, 1996 – Adma, Lebanon

“Study of Marriage; Anointing of the Sick”

3. October 23-28, 1997 – Rome, Italy

“Sacraments and Sacramentals; Significance of the Malka (holy leaven); Sign of the Cross; Nicean-Constantinopalitan Creed; Catholic Doctrines of the Immaculate Conception and Assumption”


APPENDIX I: Joint Synodical Decree for Promoting Unity between the Assyrian Church of the East and the Chaldean Catholic Church — Full-Text

 

4. November 6-9, 1998 – London, England

“Sacramental Life”

5. October 12-14, 1999 – Venice, Italy

“Sacramental Life”

6. October 12-14, 2000 – Arezzo, Italy

“Sacramental Life; The Concept of Communion: A Biblical Perspective; The Council of Florence and Its Ecumenical Significance for the Dialogue; The « Three Chapters Controversy» and Its Relationship to the Condemnation of Nestorius”

7. November 7-11. 2001 – Rome, Italy

“Structure of the Church; Petrine Ministry in the New Testament; Can Two Primacies be in Communion? The Identity of St. Peter and Place of the See of Rome according to the Church of the East’s Liturgical and Patristic Tradition; Petrine Ministry in the First Millennium”


APPENDIX II: Guidelines for Admission to the Eucharist Between the Chaldean Church and the Assyrian Church of the East (PCPCU) — Full-Text

 

8. November 5-9, 2002 – Rome, Italy

“Discussion of the document Common Statement on Sacramental Life; Petrine Ministry in the Canonical Tradition of both the Catholic Church and the Assyrian Church of the East; Exercise of the Roman Primacy Today; A Few Canonical Perspectives on the Petrine Ministry; Need to Develop a New ‘Ecumenical Code’ to Help Full Communion; Understanding the Christological Patrimony of the Church of the East”

9. October 26 – November 2, 2003 – San Diego, California and San Jose, California USA

“The local Church and the universal Church; christological patrimony of the Church of the East; Christology of Mar Abdisho of Soba; The Church of the East liturgy as an expression of faith and christology”

10. November 19-22, 2004 – Chelsea (London), England

“Common statement on sacramental life; study regarding the theological tradition of the Church of the East; Patterns of communion through history; the constitution of the Church; steps taken to reactivate the Joint Commission for Unity between the Chaldean Church and the Assyrian Church of the East”

11. November 1-6, 2005 – Rome, Italy

“Further elaboration of a comprehensive document on the theological heritage of the Church of the East; On the constitution of the Church; the search for the restoration of full communion”

12. June 13-14, 2008 – Chicago, USA

“Informal consultation dealing with difficulties between the Assyrian and Chaldean Churches on the West Coast; future course of the dialogue; ways of working together and difficult situation for the faithful in Iraq”

13. October 1-4, 2014 – Rome, Italy

“Re-examine text on ‘Sacramental Life’; defining methodology and preparing an outline for the third phase of dialogue”

14. November 21-24, 2017 – Rome

“Sacramental Life”: COMMON STATEMENT — Full-Text

15. November 5-9, 2018 – Rome, Italy

“The Mystery of the Church”

16. November 21-22, 2019 – Rome, Italy

“The nature and mission of the Church and the work of the Holy Spirit in the Church” – COMMUNIQUÉ — Full-Text

CO-CHAIRMEN:

Bishop Pierre Duprey, Secretary, Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (1995-1998)
Bishop Dr. Walter Kasper, Secretary, Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (1999-2000)
Bishop Marc Ouellet, Secretary, Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (2001-2002)
Bishop Brian Farrell, lc, Secretary, Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (2003-2004)
Bishop Johan Bonny, Bishop of Antwerp (2008, 2014, 2017-)
Archbishop Mar Narsai de Baz, Patriarchal Vicar, Metropolitan of Lebanon, Syria and Europe (1995-1997, 2004)
Archbishop Mar Aprem, Metropolitan of India (1998-2000, 2002, 2003)
Bishop Mar Bawaï Soro, Bishop of Western California (2001)
Bishop Mar Awa Royel, Bishop of Western United States (2008)
Archbishop Mar Meelis, Metropolitan of Australia, New Zealand and Lebanon (2014-)

CO-SECRETARIES:

Rev. Bernard Dubasque, Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (1995, 1996)
Rev. Frans Bouwen, M. Afr., for the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (1996)
Msgr. Johan Bonny, Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (1997-2008)
Msgr. Gabriel Quicke, Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (2009-2017)
Rev. Father Hyacinthe Destivelle, OP, Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (2018-)
Bishop Mar Bawaï Soro, Bishop of Western California and General Secretary of the
Commission on Inter-church Relations and Education Development (1995-2005)
Bishop Mar Awa Royel, Bishop of Western United States (2012-)

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