Section for Ecumenism

Aiming at promoting Christian Unity, the committee collects data, literature, bulletins, and other materials, concerning the ecumenical movements of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, and at home and abroad. It also sponsors the Common Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. It is engaged in dialogue and exchange with other Christianities in Japan concerning theology, scripture, and liturgy, and cooperates with the ecumenical movement of each diocese. It maintains contact with the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.
It has established the Anglican-Roman Catholic Joint Commission of Japan with Nippon Sei Ko Kai (since April 1972) and the Lutheran-Roman Catholic Joint Commission of Japan with Japan Evangelical Lutheran Church (since February 1995). It holds annual dialogue meeting with National Christian Council in Japan (NCC).
(Bishop Responsible) Takeo Okada
(Bishop in Charge) Mitsuaki Takami

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