On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Catholic Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches, a public Academic Act will be held on Tuesday 23 January at 5:00-6:30 pm at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Aula Minor).
Cardinal Kurt Koch
Prefect of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Christian Unity, Catholic Co-Chair
His Grace Kyrillos
Auxiliary Bishop in the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Los Angeles, Oriental Orthodox Co-Chair
Cardinal Walter Kasper
President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity
Archbishop Khajag Barsamian
Representative of the Armenian Apostolic Church to the Holy See – Catholicossate of Echtmiadzin
Rev. Fr. Frans Bouwen, M. Afr.
Former Director of the journal Proche-Orient Chrétien, Jerusalem
With the attendance of the Members of the Joint International Commission and of the students from the Bossey Ecumenical Institute and the Angelicum Institute for Ecumenical Studies “Œcumenicum”
A reception will follow in the Sala delle Colonne.