International Bi-lateral Dialogues

The Catholic Church has been engaged in dialogue with Christian churches and ecclesial communities for many years, resulting in many agreed statements.  Some of the documents that have been produced over the past ten years include:

Ecclesiological and Canonical Consequences of the Sacramental Nature of the Church, Joint International Commission for the Theological Dialogue between the Roman Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church, 13 October 2007

Nature, Constitution and Mission of the Church, International Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Catholic Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches, 29 January 2009

Mary: Grace and Hope in Christ, Anglican - Roman Catholic International Commission (ARCIC II), 2005

Growing Together in Unity and Mission: Building on 40 years of Anglican-Roman Catholic Dialogue, International Anglican-Roman Catholic Commission for Unity and Mission (IARCCUM), 2007

From Conflict to Communion: Lutheran-Catholic Common Commemoration of the Reformation in 2017, Joint International Commission between representatives of the Catholic Church and the Lutheran World Federation

On Becoming a Christian: Insights from Scripture and the Patristic Writings with Some Contemporary Reflections, International Dialogue Between Some Classical Pentecostal Churches and Leaders and the Catholic Church, 2006

The Grace Given You in Christ: Catholics and Methodists Reflect Further on the Church (The Seoul Report), Joint Commission for Dialogue Between the Roman Catholic Church and the World Methodist Council, 2006

  • Dialogues with the Catholic Church in Australia
  • Anglican Church in Australia - Roman Catholic Church (AustARC)
  • The Saints and Christian Prayer
  • The Challenge of Gospel Authority
  • Why the Church?

Lutheran Church - Roman Catholic Church

  • Agreed Statement on Baptism
  • Sacrament and Sacrifice
  • Pastor and Priest
  • Communion and Mission
  • Justification
  • The Ministry of Oversight
  • Uniting Church in Australia - Roman Catholic Church
  • A Common Unsderstanding of Baptism
  • Make Straight His Way: Stages on the Road to Unity
  • Towards Agreement on Marriage
  • Inter-Church Marriages
  • Mission