Carrying on the call of the Vatican II document on ecumenism, the Core program focuses on identifying and answering common misunderstandings regarding Christian Unity and various denominations. Understanding yields unity which supports a successful Christian mission in the world.
Core Program –
Unit 1: Today’s Need for Ecumenism
Unit 2: Continued Look at the State of Ecumenism with Regard to Evangelicals
Unit 3: Issues Affecting Christian Unity from a Catholic Point of View – the Gospel
Unit 4: Overcoming Common Misunderstandings from the Catholic Point of View
Rick Akins is a Knight of Columbus (Council 2601). He is an electrical engineer and business owner. Raised Catholic, he and his family went part time to an Evangelical 'mega-church' for over a decade. From these experiences, he wrote Fundamentally Catholic, Romans by Paul and Practices Made Perfect. He currently works with the ecumenical efforts of his diocese and with several interdenominational groups focused on Christian Unity. His latest book, Challenges to Grow, will be published by New City Press in late 2017.