Because He Was a German!": Cardinal Bea and the Origins of Roman Catholic Engagement in the Ecumenical Movement

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The Roman Catholic Church has been remarkably active in ecumenical discussions in the last number of years, but that has not always been the case. ""Because He Was a German"!" describes the dramatic process that led to the Vatican Secretariat for Promoting Christian Unity, and the definitive commitment of the Roman Catholic Church to the universal ecumenical movement. It gives insightful profiles of the principal actors in this ecumenical drama -- Pope John XXIII, Cardinal Lorenz Jaeger of Paderborn, Germany, and Cardinal ...

Because He Was a German!": Cardinal Bea and the Origins of Roman Catholic Engagement in the Ecumenical Movement 2006, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, MI

ISBN-13: 9780802828859

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