The Finnish Bishops’ Conference at the Strasbourg Institute

The Finnish Bishops’ Conference at the Strasbourg Institute

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The Strasbourg Institute welcomed the Bishops’ Conference of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland on March 25–28 under the leadership of Archbishop Dr. Tapio Luoma. The Finnish guests, counting among them Board Member Bishop Dr. Matti Repo, were greeted on the evening of the 25th with a reception at the Institute, at which among other things the new ecumenical statement “Communion in Growth” of Finnish Lutherans together with representatives of the Catholic Church in Finland was presented.

Meeting of the Bishops’ Conference of the United Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany (UELCG) at the Strasbourg Institute

Meeting of the Bishops’ Conference of the United Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany (UELCG) at the Strasbourg Institute

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The Institute for Ecumenical Research had the joy and honor of hosting the session of the bishops of the United Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany from March 15 to 18, 2019, on the theme “The Episcopal Office, Lutheran Identity, and Leadership in the Church.” Following a reception on the first evening, the issues at hand were addressed the following day at the Séminaire Protestant in Strasbourg.

Invitation to the Conference: “Where Are you Heading, Ukraine?”

Invitation to the Conference: “Where Are you Heading, Ukraine?”

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The Evangelische Akademie of Loccum has taken the occasion of the upcoming presidential election in Ukraine to pose, in view of the results, the question: “Where are you Heading, Ukraine?” In the framework of the meeting there will be also a separate unit on “Orthodoxy in Ukraine,” in which the various dimensions of the present church conflict will be explored and prospects for the future considered. There are still places available, so don’t hesitate to register!

Invitation to the Conference: “Where Are you Heading, Ukraine? Ways and Means to Further Support. A Country in Transition.”

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The German Ecumenical Studies Committee at the Strasbourg Institute, 6–8 February 2019

The German Ecumenical Studies Committee at the Strasbourg Institute, 6–8 February 2019

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The Institute for Ecumenical Research in Strasbourg hosted a gathering of the German Ecumenical Studies Committee from February 6 to 8, 2019.

“A Call to Pan-Orthodox Unity”

“A Call to Pan-Orthodox Unity”

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Under the motto “A Call to Pan-Orthodox Unity,” the first conference of the International Orthodox Theological Association (IOTA) took place in Iaşi, Romania, from 9 to 12 January, 2019. More than 300 speakers from 35 countries were invited to give lectures in 70 assorted sessions as part of this Association, which was founded only in 2017.