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The Pro Oriente Steering Committee for Orthodox-Catholic Dialogue held its fourth meeting at the Kardinal-König-Haus in Vienna between 4 and 7 November 2021. The aim of the meeting was to update on three projects of the Steering Committee promoting Orthodox-Catholic rapprochement.

The "Healing of Memories" working group, which deals with the particularly sensitive historical issues relating to the relationship between Orthodox and Catholics, is reflecting on specific situations in the Middle East, the Balkans and Eastern Europe.

The working group on "Connecting Dialogues" is planning a database in various languages on documentation on the different dialogues between Catholics and Orthodox.

The "Reception and Inspiration" group has

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After the successful completion of the four round tables on “Orthodoxy and the ‘others’ in Greece in 2040”, the Working Thematic Group of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies, chaired by His Eminence Metropolitan Ignatios of Demetrias is pleased to announce the publication of its proceedings in a physical and digital form. The round tables were held in the framework of the activities of "Greece 2021 - 200 years after the Revolution" National Committee. The presentation of the White Bible

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On October 21, 2021 an International conference on the general theme: “The Good Practices of the Orthodox Churches in view of the UNFCCC COP26,” organized by the Volos Academy for Theological Studies in cooperation with WWF Greece, was successfully held on line.

The main goal of the conference was to present indicative good practices that take place in the Orthodox Churches around the world (with special emphasis on the Balkans) concerning the effort to address climate change.

The

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Volos Academy for Theological Studies 
at the Conference of the European Academy of Religion (Eu.A.Re.)

A belated press release

The Conference of the European Academy of Religion (hereinafter, Eu.A.Re.) on “Religion and Change” was held in Münster, Germany, from August 29 to September 2, 2021, with approximately seven hundred registered delegates. The Conference was a hybrid one, both physical and digital, since the pandemic forced a large number of delegates to participate online. Volos

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On October 21st 2021, the Volos Academy for Theological Studies-Research Center, in cooperation with WWF Greece organizes an International on-line conference on the general topic: “The good practices of the Orthodox Church addressing the climate crisis, in view of the UNFCCC COP26”. The conference takes place in the framework of the activities of the research program run by the Volos Academy: “Green Parish and parallel activities.”

As witnessed particularly in the Mediterranean region and

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On Monday, September 27th, 2021, the fourth and last round table of the cycle “Orthodoxy and the ‘Others’ in Greece in 2040” entitled “Islam in Greece and Europe” was successfully held in Alexandroupolis. The speakers of the panel included George Kalantzis (Secretary General of Religions, Ministry of Education and Religions), Mohammed Elzahabi (Chairman of the Religious Committee of the Islamic Mosque of Athens), Nayla Tabbara (President of Aydan Foundation, Professor of Islamic Studies, Saint

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THE SECULARIZATION OF THE STATE AND THE SOCIETY
AND THE WITNESS OF THE CHURCH

 

After the two first events in Athens and Volos, the third round table of the circle ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY AND THE “OTHERS” IN GREECE IN 2040, on the topic “The secularization of the state and society and the witness of the Church”, was successfully held in Thessaloniki on Monday, September 20. The first of the speakers, Rev. Theodosios Martzouchos (BA Theology, Clergyman of the Holy Metropolis of Preveza)

Event Callendar

Announcements

Greek Orthodoxy and the “other” in Greece in 2040, Four round tables

Greek Orthodoxy and the “other” in Greece in 2040, Four round tables

1.We and the “other”: Facts and perspectives for Hellenism and Orthodoxy Athens, Caravel Hotel, September 6, 2021, 7.00 p.m.2.The formation Read More
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