In 1960 Pope John XXIII established a new office in the Roman Curia, the Secretariat for Promoting Christian Unity, headed by Cardinal Augustin Bea.
What does SPCU stand for?
SPCU stands for Secretariat for Promoting Christian Unity
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We have 3 other meanings of SPCU in our Acronym Attic
- Save Percentage (hockey goalie statistic)
- Sharp Penetrating Chest Trauma (forensic medicine)
- Simultaneous Prism & Cover Test (used in ophthalmology)
- Site Process Control Training
- Specialist Palliative Care Team (cancer)
- Sporadic Porphyria Cutanea Tarda
- Small Public Company Task Force (various locations)
- System Protection and Control Task Force (North American Electric Reliability Corporation)
- Stanford/Packard Center for Translational Research in Medicine (Menlo Park, CA)
- Satellite Processing Center Upgrade
- Service and Performance Checkout Unit
- Stable Platform Control Unit
- Starboard Power Conditioning Unit
- Subsea Power and Communication Unit
- Sarasota Personal Computer Users Group, Inc.
- Sequim PC Users Group (Sequim, Washington)
- Service de Police de la Communauté Urbaine de Montréal
- South Platte Coalition for Urban River Evaluation
- S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interconnect Format) Configuration Valid
- Shar-Pei Club of Victoria (dog club; Victoria, Australia)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Yet the commission, under the aegis of what was then the Vatican's Secretariat for Promoting Christian Unity, now the unity council, at first made amazing progress.
On its behalf, the BWA Commission on Baptist Doctrine and Interchurch Cooperation is engaged in conversations with the Roman Catholic Church through the Vatican Secretariat for Promoting Christian Unity.
Meanwhile, in a meeting with Archbishop Williams, Walter Cardinal Kasper, head of the Vatican Secretariat for Promoting Christian Unity, expressed his concerns about sexuality issues "because it is not only an internal problem of the Anglican Communion, but it also touches on our relations.
Too often in ecumenical histories, the account of Roman Catholic involvement is traced to the establishment of the Secretariat for Promoting Christian Unity, and German and Dutch conferences during the 1950s.