New Developments in Roman Catholic-Reformed Dialogue in the United States
WASHINGTON - The Roman Catholic-Reformed Ecumenical Dialogue in the United States has announced three important new developments in its ongoing ecumenical discussion. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), through its Committee for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs is a participant along with the Presbyterian Church (USA), the Reformed Church in America, the United Church of Christ, and the Christian Reformed Church in North America. The first round of this Reformed-Roman Catholic dialogue began soon after the Second Vatican Council (1962-65), which opened the door for ecumenical discussions.
In this latest development the USCCB and each of the Reformed Churches participating in the dialogue are making the documents from the previous two rounds of dialogue publicly available. These documents focus on Baptism, the Eucharist or Lord’s Supper, and the Church.