Archeparchy of Winnipeg

Documents and Policies

Documents and Policies

Eparchial Directives and Policies:

Official Documents:

Decree on the Eastern Catholic Churches: Orientalium Ecclesarium – Vatican II Council (November 21, 1964)
Applying the Liturgical Prescriptions of the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches– Congregation for the Eastern Churches (January 6, 1996)
Decree on Ecumenism: Uniatis Redintegratio – Vatican II Council (November 21, 1964)
Canons of the Particular Law of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church/Канони Партикулярного Права Української Греко-Католицької Церкви


A Practical Guide to Evangelization for Byzantine Catholic Parishes, by Anthony Dragani

Other Modern Documents:

The Light of the East: Orientale Lumen – by Pope John Paul II (May 2, 1995)
On the Fourth Centenary of the Treaty of Brest – Apostolic Letter – by Pope John Paul II (November 12, 1995)
Eastern Theology Has Enriched the Whole Church – by Pope John Paul II (August 11, 1996)
To The Faithful on the Church in the Middle East: Communion and Witness – by Pope Benedict XVI

Our Church’s Ecumenical Mandate:

That They May Be One – Ut Unum Sint – by Pope John Paul II (May 25, 1995)
Ad Tuendam Fidem – by Pope John Paul II. Apostolic Letter Motu Proprio by which certain norms are inserted into the CCEO (may 18, 1998)
On the Unity in Christ– by Patriarch Josyf Slipyj (June 3, 1976)
Eastern Churches Called to Twofold Fidelity – by Pope John Paul II (November 17, 1999)

Historical Documents:

On the Propagation of the Faith and Eastern Churches – Christi Nomen – by Pope Leo XIII (December 24, 1894)
On the Churches of the East – Orientalium Dignitas – by Pope Leo XIII (November 30, 1894)
On the Observance of the Oriental Rites – Allatae Sunt – by Pope Benedict XIV (July 26, 1755)
Concerning Ritual Matters,  by Metropolitan Andrew Sheptytsky (April 13, 1931)

Other Documents

Anamnesis, Not Amnesia: The “Healing of Memories” and the Problem of “Uniatism”  – Fr. Robert Taft, SJ, 21st Kelly Lecture, University of Toronto (December 1, 2000)
“Eastern Presuppositions” and Western Liturgical Renewal – Fr. Robert Taft, SJ, Reflections on the dynamics of modern liturgical renewal, especially in its earlier theoretical phases anterior to Vatican II and its aftermath.

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