Primacy Time by Adam A. J. Deville

Primacy Time

The Primacy of the Bishop of Rome and the Ecumenical Dialogue by Adriano Garuti, O.F.M.

edited and translated by Michael J. Miller
Ignatius Press, 2004
(370 pages, $19.95, paperback)

reviewed by ADAM A. J. DEVILLE

With The Primacy of the Bishop of Rome and the Ecumenical Dialogue, the Franciscan theologian Adriano Garuti examines the one issue universally acknowledged as the most significant stumbling block to all ecumenical progress, especially with Orthodoxy: the papacy and its claims. Garuti, who teaches ecumenical theology in Rome and since 1975 has worked for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF), off . . .