Ecumenical Trends is a bimonthly journal that publishes articles on the ecumenical and interreligious movements. The journal is available in print and online. Ecumenical Trends reports on current trends and progress in these movements around the world. It covers theological consultations, conversations, dialogues and cooperation, and it notes the availability of documents and resources. Ecumenical Trends occasionally publishes the text of dialogue documents.
The Award-Winning Ecumenical Trends
Ecumenical Trends won two awards this year in the annual Catholic Media Association Awards and Recognition Program, both in the "Best Essay" (Professional & Special Interest Magazines) category. "Catholic Environmental Ethics in a Franciscan Key" (March/April 2021), by Dr. Dawn M. Nothwehr, OSF, was awarded Second Place; and "Mary's Role in the Incarnation through the Lens of Luke" (September/October 2021), by the Rev. Dr. George T. Montague, SM, was awarded an Honorable Mention.
In 2019, both Atonement Friar Fr. Elias D. Mallon, SA, and Ecumenical Trends, a publication of the Graymoor Ecumenical and Interreligious Institute, were honored for their contributions to Catholic media. Fr. Elias received Honorable Mention for his Blog CNEWA Connections on One-to-One, the blog of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association. It is the fifth award/honorable mention Fr. Elias has received from the Catholic Press Association (CPA). Ecumenical Trends received an Honorable mention for its December 2018 article "The Ordination of Women Deacons - Ecumenical Possibilities" by Edward C. Andercheck. The article was recognized in the category of "Best Essay - Professional & Special-Interest Magazines, Including Clergy and Religious." The Catholic Press Association announced the winners of the 2019 Catholic Press Awards at their annual conference which was held in St. Petersburg, FL. The awards were announced on June 21, 2019.