The Conference in the Georgetown University and the Lecture of Archbishop Borys

In October 2018 the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople re-established the Metropolitanate of Kyiv under his jurisdiction, granting the tomos of autocephaly (independence) to the newly established Orthodox Church of Ukraine.

Georgetown University will hold the Conference “The Orthodox Church of Ukraine: Ecclesiological, Ecumenical, and Geopolitical Dimensions” In October 25, 2019

The fellows of the IIECI –Archbishop Borys, Jose Casanova, Oleh Turiy, Andriy Kostiuk, the director of IIECI Volodymyr Turchynovskyy   will partivipate in this events.

After the conference Archbishop Borys will have the lecture “Catholic Social Thought and Democratic Civil Society in Ukraine”.

Catholic Social Thought and Democratic Civil Society in Ukraine

Archbishop Gudziak, the President of the UCU will have lecture as the culmination of a UCU delegation’s week-long visit to Georgetown University.

The Orthodox Church of Ukraine: Ecclesiological, Ecumenical, and Geopolitical Dimensions

This day-long conference will examine the ecclesiological implications of the formation of the new church for Orthodox Christianity; the impact on ecumenical relations and the dynamics of religious pluralism and civil society in Ukraine; and the geopolitical dimensions of relations between Moscow, Constantinople, Rome, and the wider world.

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