Monthly Archives August 2014

TJCII Communiqué – Kiev Special Six Page Edition

Here for download is the Special Kiev Edition TJCII Communiqué follwing the consultation hosted by the Kiev Jewish Messianic Congregation (KJMC) that took place in May this year. Inside this issue: The Messianic Hope & The Gospel Comments on the Messianic Hope & The Gospel Unity in the Body Commentaries by Attendees A Catholic Response From the Ukraine Writers include Pastor Michael Shubert (Lutheran, Dresden, Germany) Fr. Peter Hocken (Catholic Theologian, TJCII International Council) Eugene Boyle (A former member of a center for reconciliation and renewal in Northern Ireland) Fr. Piotr Oktaba, OP (St. Thomas Aquinas Institute, Kiev) Kiev Special Edition
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Screening of “There’s Something Missing…”

“At the heart of reconciliation is the need for all Christians to take seriously their relationship with the Jewish people.” Canon Andrew White in “Father, Forgive: Reflections on Peacemaking” p122) In May this year I went to Kiev to speak at a Toward Jerusalem Council II conference promoting reconciliation between Eastern and Western churches, a 1000 year old church split that underlies the cultural divisions at work in Ukraine and Russia today. The conference was hosted by the Kiev Messianic Jewish Synagogue and this brought to the conference an even more ancient church split – between Jew and Gentile in
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