EnglishFrenchGermanItalianPortugueseRussianSpanishUkrainian

A Statement of Faith

Composed by Christina Reymer for the Strategy Team meeting on 27 April 2016 

We believe in God, creating all that is.
We believe in Jesus Christ, incarnate Word,
Conceived by the power of the Spirit ,
And given birth by Mary, his mother.
He suffered injustice, was convicted unjustly
And was executed on the cross and buried.
We believe that Christ is resurrected
And lives on in the world,
Challenging us to walk humbly, love tenderly and to act justly.

We believe in the Spirit of God,
Inspiring the Church to be
a community of faith and action.
We profess our hope that as community,
We will bring reconciliation into the world.
Amen.

Share On:

Search Our Site

Explore Our Categories

Latest News

Speaking Out with One Unified Global Voice

"...Until we raise a common voice, we will not only not be heard, we will not even be listened to....   

My hope is that by speaking out together - a strong chorus of calls for reform - we can provide a common, a clear, a strong and ongoing voice for the yet incomplete vision of Vatican II.

In common cause, let us band together across the world. By our desire to be heard on particular issues - all of them important - let us not lose the strength of our common voice by reducing it to a whisper.

In light of this, we invite individuals and organizations to join together in making known our opinions for the good of our Church. By uniting our voices, it is not about abandoning the unique work of your organization but rather about how your work can enhance global reform."

Sr. Joan Chittister, CCRI Special advisor

"We have to join our forces in order to reach a real breakthrough in this window of opportunity." Hans Kung, CCRI Consultor


"When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion." [Ethiopian proverb]


"Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable." [Kenyan proverb]

"(The Christian faithful) have the right and even at times the duty to manifest to the sacred pastors their opinion on matters which pertain to the good of the Church and to make their opinion known to the rest of the Christian faithful." (Canon 212 §3)

CCRI is also interested in helping support various causes in regions of the world by garnering the support of our entire global community for those who need support beyond their parish, organization, or locale. Send us (1) your name and affiliation, or (2) the name of your group with some description of your goals, membership, and numbers. Click here to see those organizations who have already joined together speaking out for reform of our Church.



Social Media

How to Contribute

© 2022 Catholic Church Reform Intl. All Rights Reserved Worldwide