14591Met' Kallistos [Ware] to moderate 15th Orientale Lumen Conference
- Mar 1, 2011http://www.oca.org/news/2431
Metropolitan Kallistos [Ware] to moderate 15th Orientale Lumen Conference
WASHINGTON, DC [OCA] -- His Eminence, Metropolitan Kallistos [Ware]
of Diokleia will serve as moderator at the 15th annual Orientale
Lumen Conference here June 20-23, 2011.
The conference theme -- "Rome and the Communion of Churches: Bishop,
Patriarch or Pope" -- will be discussed from the Catholic and
Orthodox Christian perspectives by several noted speakers
representing both traditions.
Other Orthodox Christian speakers include His Beatitude, Metropolitan
Jonah, Primate of the Orthodox Church in America, and Sister Dr.
Vassa [Larin], lecturer at the University of Vienna, Austria, of the
Russian Orthodox Church Outside Of Russia. Panel discussions and
questions will follow each presentation. For the first time, the
conference proceedings will be broadcast live through an on-line
video webcast. Viewers will be able to submit via e-mail questions to
During the conference, the Rev. Ron Roberson, CSP, who coordinates
Catholic-Orthodox dialogues in North America for the US Conference of
Catholic Bishops, will offer a summary presentation of the latest
document from the North American Dialogue, "Steps Toward a Reunited
Church: A Sketch of an Orthodox-Catholic Vision for the Future."
Sponsored by Eastern Christian Publications and the Society of Saint
John Chrysostom, the annual Orientale Lumen conferences provide a
forum for Orthodox Christians and Roman and Eastern Rite Catholics to
gather, discuss and learn about their respective traditions.
Additional information, registration forms, and a schedule of fees
are available at http://www.olconference.com/OL_FutCon_OL_XV.html.