ICON News - Fr. K.M George Visit to Belgrade and Athens
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Fr K. M George former principal of Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kottayam and prominent representative of the Malankara Orthodox Church, at WCC and Ecumenical meets is presently attending and presenting a paper at an academic conference on "Religion , Authority and State in Serbia, emperor Constantine's birthplace.(This year is the 1700th anniversary of emperor Constantine's Edict of Milan, AD 313 granting freedom of religion to Christians in the Roman empire).
The conference that takes place in Belgrade, Serbia is hosted by " Ecclesiological Investigations Network "
During Fr. K. M George's visit, He could meet HH Iriney , Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church and present to HH a volume of the Bilingual Philokalia on behalf of HH Marthoma Paulose Bawa Thirumeni .
Fr. K.M George Contact info in Belgrade - Hotel Moscow, ,+381 11 2686 255 Room no 333
From Belgrade Fr. K.M George goes to Athens for the Inter- parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy where he is invited as a theological consultant before leaving to India on 1st July, 2013
The Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (IAO) is an inter parliamentary body, set up upon the initiative of the Hellenic Parliament. The fundamental basis of the I.A.O. is expressed in the Manifesto of Participants of the Conference convened by the Hellenic Parliament in Halkidiki, Greece in 1993, which detected the need or the presence of Eastern Orthodoxy, as a common cultural expression of a large number of European citizens, in the shaping of contemporary Europe.