Sunday, 29/10/2017

ORTHODOXY

THE ORTHODOX CATHEDRAL OF THE TRANSFIGURATION

9.00

Divine Liturgy – presided over by Abp. Abel, Bishop of the Lublin-Chełm Diocese of the Polish Autocephalous Orthodox Church

LUBLIN CASTLE

11.00

Refreshments for guests

12.00

The opening ceremony of the Congress

Moderator: Prof. dr hab. Sławomir Jacek Żurek (John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin):

  • Archbishop Abel (Polish Autocephalous Orthodox Church)
  • Archbishop Stanisław Budzik (Roman Catholic Church)
  • Bishop Jan Cieślar (Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Poland)
  • Fr. Prof. dr hab. Antoni Dębiński (Rector of The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin)
  • Fr. Andrzej Gontarek (Polish Ecumenical Council, Lublin Department)
  • Fr. Dr. hab. Sławomir Pawłowski (President of International Ecumenical Congress)
  • Sławomir Sosnowski (Marshal of the Lublin Voivodship)
  • Krzysztof Żuk (Mayor of Lublin)

12.15

  • Prof. dr. hab. Antoni Mironowicz (University of Bialystok): Orthodox Church in the history of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth

12.45-14.15

Orthodoxy in the contemporary worldwide perspective

Moderator: Fr. dr hab. Przemysław Kantyka (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin)

  • Abp. Job (Getcha) of Telmessos (Centre Orthodoxe, Chambésy, Switzerland): The Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church: A Dialogue with the Contemporary World
  • Fr. Dumitru Vanca (University in Alba Iulia, Romania): Orthodox Consciousness: a model for a United Europe
  • Dr Peter Bouteneff (St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Seminary, NY USA): Church’ and ‘Churches’ in the Ecclesiology of the Holy and Great Council in Crete

14.15-16.00

Break (Visiting the Chapel of Sts. Trinity)

16.00–16.30

  • Abp. prof. dr. hab. Jerzy Pańkowski (Christian Theological Academy in Warsaw, Orthodox Archbishop of Wroclaw and Szczecin, Military Ordinary): Orthodoxy in ecumenical dialogue

16.30–18.00

Orthodoxy. A gift for the modern man

Moderator: Dr hab. Krzysztof Leśniewski (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin)

  • Fr. Dr. Artur Aleksiejuk (Christian Theological Academy in Warsaw): Freedom and conciliar character of Orthodoxy and common crisis of anthropology
  • Fr. Dr. Jerzy Tofiluk (Christian Theological Academy in Warsaw): Theology of the icon today
  • Dr hab. Mariusz Wideryński (The Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw): Mysteries of the Orthodoxy in focus
  • Dr Marcin Abijski (Bialystok): Renaissance of Byzantine singing in Poland

18.00–19.00

Break

DOMINICAN CONVENT

19.00–20.00

Ecclesia semper reformanda”. The debate on the reform of the Church

Moderator: Fr. Tomasz Dostatni OP

  • Rev. Prof. dr. hab. Marek Uglorz (Christian Theological Academy in Warsaw)
  • Fr. dr Paweł Krupa OP (Thomistic Institute in Warsaw)

 

Monday, 30/10/2017

CATHOLICISM

UNIVERSITY CHURCH (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin)

9.00

Solemn Morning Prayer presided and homily will make over by Abp. Stanisław Budzik, Metropolitan Bishop of Lublin, Great Chancellor of The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin

CENTRE FOR KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin)

9.45-10.15

Visiting The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin

10.30-12.00

Roman Catholic Church today

Moderator: Fr. prof. dr. hab. Marek Jagodziński (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin)

  • Fr. Dr. hab. Andrzej Pietrzak SVD (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin): Catholicism – farewell with eurocentrism?
  • Zbigniew Nosowski (editor in chief of “Więź” quaterly): Conversion of Church structures
  • Fr. Dr. Marcin Lisak OP (Institute of Statistics of Catholic Church, Warsaw): Polish Catholicism in the light of sociological research
  • Sylwia Palka (Kraków): What is the Spirit saying to the Church in Poland?

12.00-12.30

Break

12.30-13.00

  • Bp. Dr. Krzysztof Nitkiewicz (Chairman of the Ecumenical Council of the Conference of the Polish Episcopate, Bishop of Sandomierz): Catholicism in ecumenical dialogue

13.00-14.00

Fruits of contemporary ecumenical dialogue

Moderator: Fr. dr hab. Sławomir Pawłowski SAC (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin)

  • Fr. Prof. William Henn OFMConv (Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome): The importance of the ecumenical document “The Church: Towards a Common Vision”
  • Dr. hab. Krzysztof Mielcarek (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin): The experience of dialogue on the world forum

14.00-15.30

Break

15.30-16.00

  • Abp. Joris Vercammen (Archbishop of Utrecht, Chairman of the International Old-Catholic Bishops’ Conference): Union of Utrecht of the Old Catholic Churches today

16.00-17.30

Old Catholic Churches in ecumenical dialogue

Moderator: dr Iwona Baraniec (World Lutheran Federation)

  • Fr. prof. dr Urs von Arx (University of Bern, Suisse): Old Catholic ecumenical tradition
  • Fr. Andrzej Gontarek (Christian Theological Academy in Warsaw, parish priest of the Polish Catholic parish in Lublin): Roman Catholic Church and Polish Catholic Church in ecumenical dialogue in Poland
  • Bp. Michał M. Ludwik Jabłoński (Bishop of the Lublin-Podlasie Diocese of the Old Catholic Mariavite Church): Old Catholic Mariavite Church in ecumenical dialogue

Tuesday, 31/10/2017

PROTESTANTISM

COLLEGIUM IURIDICUM (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin)

9.00-9.30

Prof. Ines A. Murzaku (Seton Hall University, USA): 40 Years of Roman Catholic-Evanglical Ecumenical Dialogue

9.30-11.00

Protestantism today

Moderator: Rev. dr. Dariusz Chwastek (Christian Theological Academy in Warsaw)

  • Rev. Dr Ireneusz Lukas (World Lutheran Federation) From the perspective of the World Lutheran Federation
  • Rev. Prof. dr. hab. Bogusław Milerski (Rector of the Christian Theological Academy in Warsaw): The Reformational praise of the education
  • Prof. dr. hab. Janusz Maciuszko (Christian Theological Academy in Warsaw): Evangelical theological
  • Prof. dr. hab. Dariusz Chemperek (Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin): Tolerance towards Protestants in the First Republic and now

11.00-11.30

Break

11.30-12.00

  • Prof. dr. hab. Tadeusz J. Zieliński (Christian Theological Academy in Warsaw): Protestantism and the modern culture

12.00-13.30

Protestantism. The offer for the modern man…

Moderator: Dr hab. Piotr Kopiec (John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin)

  • Essayas Techane Mesfen (Etiopia) … in Africa
  • Dr Magda Ševčíková (Slovakia) … in Central and Eastern Europe
  • Rev. Randy Hacker (USA/Poland) … in the USA and in Poland
  • Dariusz Bruncz (chief editor of the internet news service Ekumenizm.pl) … in Postmodern Epoch

13.30-15.00

Break

15.00-15.30

  • Dr Jerzy Sojka (Christian Theological Academy in Warsaw): Protestantism in ecumenical dialogue

15.30-17.00

Ecumenical experiences of Evangelical Christians

Moderator: Prof. dr hab. Sławomir Jacek Żurek (John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin)

  • Bp. Jan Szarek (Bishop-senior of the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Poland)
  • Dr hab. Kalina Wojciechowska (Christian Theological Academy in Warsaw)
  • Rev. Dr Grzegorz Giemza (Polish Ecumenical Council, Warsaw)
  • Rev. Grzegorz Brudny (parish priest of the Lutheran parish in Lublin, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin)

EVANGELICAL-AUGSBURG HOLY TRINITY CHURCH

18.00-19.30

The Lutheran service of celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Reformation Memorial – presided over by Bp Jan Cieślar, Bishop of the Warsaw Diocese of the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Poland

19.30-20.15

Festive concert (with the leading performance of Reformational Sonata by Natalia Zanni-Lewandowska)