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Documents Produced by the North American Orthodox - Catholic Theological Consultation

 
1969-1979

An Agreed Statement on the Holy Eucharist (December 13, 1969)

An Agreed Statement on Mixed Marriage (November 4, 1971)

An Agreed Statement on Respect for Life (May 24, 1974)

An Agreed Statement on the Church (December 10, 1974)

The Pastoral Office: A Joint Statement (May 19, 1976)

The Principle of Economy: A Joint Statement (May 19, 1976)

Reaction of the Orthodox-Roman Catholic Dialogue to the Agenda of the Great and Holy Council of the Orthodox Church (September 29, 1977)

An Agreed Statement on the Sanctity of Marriage (December 8, 1978)

1980-1989

Joint Recommendations on the Spiritual Formation of Children in Marriages between Orthodox and Roman Catholics (October 11, 1980)

A Response to the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church regarding the Munich Document: "The Mystery of the Church and of the Eucharist in the Light of the Mystery of the Holy Trinity" (May 25, 1983)

                 Original Munich Document

An Agreed Statement on the Lima Document "Baptism, Eucharist, and Ministry" by the Eastern Orthodox/Roman Catholic Consultation, U.S.A. (October 27, 1984)

                 Original Lima Document

Apostolicity as God's Gift in the Life of the Church (November 1, 1986)

A Response to the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church regarding the Bari Document: "Faith, Sacraments, and the Unity of the Church" (June 2, 1988)

                 Original Bari Document

An Agreed Statement on Conciliarity and Primacy in the Church (October 28, 1989)

A Joint Reaction by the Orthodox/Roman Catholic Consultation in the U.S.A. to the International Orthodox/Roman Catholic Commission's Valamo Document: "The Sacrament of Order in the Sacramental Structure of the Church with Particular Reference to the Importance of Apostolic Succession for the Sanctification and Unity of the People of God" (October 28, 1989)

                 Original Valamo Document

1990-1999

A Joint Communique of the Orthodox/Roman Catholic Consultation in the United States on Current Tensions between our Churches in Eastern Europe (October 20, 1990)

Joint Statement of the United States Orthodox/Roman Catholic Consultation on Tensions in Eastern Europe Related to "Uniatism" (May 28, 1992)

A Response of the Orthodox/Roman Catholic Consultation in the United States to the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church Regarding the Balamand Document: "Uniatism, Method of Union of the Past, and the Present Search for Full Communion" (October 15, 1994)

                 Original Balamand Document

Common Response to the Aleppo Statement on the Date of Easter/Pascha (October 31, 1998)

                 Original Aleppo Document

Baptism and Sacramental Economy (June 3, 1999)

                 French Translation

2000-2010

Sharing the Ministry of Reconciliation (June 10, 2000)

The Filioque: A Church-Dividing Issue? (October 25, 2003)

                 French Translation

                 Greek Translation

                 Romanian Translation

                 Spanish Translation

                 Ukrainian Translation

A Common Response to the Joint International Commission for the Theological Dialogue Between the Roman Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church Regarding the Ravenna Document: "Ecclesiological and Canonical Consequences of the Sacramental Nature of the Church: Ecclesial Communion, Conciliarity, and Authority" (October 24, 2009)

                 Original Ravenna Document

Celebrating Easter/Pascha Together (October 1, 2010)

Steps Towards a Reunited Church: A Sketch of an Orthodox-Catholic Vision for the Future (October 2, 2010)

2011- Present

The Importance of Sunday (October 27, 2012)

Special Statements
 

A Statement by the Orthodox and Roman Catholic Bilateral Consultation on Persecution of the Greek Orthodox Community in Turkey (January 25, 1978)

Reaction to the Anthimos/Medeiros Agreement (May 29, 1982)

Statement on the Upcoming Visit of Pope Benedict XVI to the Ecumenical Patriarchate (October 28, 2006)



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