The Dialogues of the Catholic Church with the Separated Eastern Churches

  title={The Dialogues of the Catholic Church with the Separated Eastern Churches},
  author={Ronald G. Roberson},
  journal={U.S. Catholic Historian},
  pages={135 - 152}
T his article will survey the dialogues between the Catholic Church and the separated churches of the East that have developed since the Second Vatican Council. The foundation of these new relationships was provided in the section of the Decree on Ecumenism (Unitatis Redintegratio) that referred to “The Special Position of the Eastern Churches” (ns. 14-18). It affirms the legitimate diversity represented by the eastern Christian traditions, and specifically recognizes the sacraments of these… 
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