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An international conference on conciliarity and primacy in Orthodoxy to be held at Kiev Lavra of the Caves

Seven Local Orthodox Churches will send their representatives to the international conference on “The Conciliarity of the Church: Theological, Canonical and Historical Dimensions”. The academic forum will take place on November 11, 2021, at the Kiev Pechersk Monastery of the Dormition, the website of the Kiev Theological Academy reports.

Along with theologians and scholars of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, conference papers will be presented physically and virtually by representatives of the Churches of Russia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia and the Orthodox Church in America, among them Metropolitan Gabriel of Lovech, Metropolitan Daniel of Vidin (Bulgarian Church), Archbishop George of Mihalovici and Kosica (Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia), Archbishop George of Wroclaw and Szczecin (Polish Church), Bishop Anthony of Moravici, Bishop Irinej of Novi Sad and Bac (Serbian Church), Bishop Feodorit of Zvenigorod, rector of Moscow Theological Academy and Seminary, Archimandrite Romanos (Alhanat), (Church of Antioch), Archpriest Daniel Andreyuk (Orthodox Church in America).

The priority attention given by the theological community to the issues of primacy and conciliarity in Orthodoxy is caused by the crisis in the family of Local Orthodox Churches arisen by the anti-canonical actions of the Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople in Ukraine.

The event is organized by the Kiev Theological Academy as a follow-up of the decision made by the Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church on May 12, 2021 and dated to the 1970th anniversary since the Apostolic Council in Jerusalem and the 1570th anniversary since the Fourth Ecumenical Council.

The conference will begin at 10.00 at the Lavra’s assembly hall (Build. No. 45). The program is available at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1LKahL9m_dIcT5Irbt4LX0Ked8u0hJ3Nq/edit.

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