2011 Ecumenist Conference: Sneak Preview

(Hat Tip: F.A.)  The Orientale Lumen Conference, a yearly gathering of ecumenism’s top partisans, has begun letting out some info for this coming year’s conference. Here’s a sneak preview of this year’s stuff.

The Orientale Lumen #XV Conference will be held in Wash DC on June 20-23, 2011.

Titled:  Rome and the Communion of Churches:  Bishop, Patriarch, or Pope?”,  it surely will be an interesting event. 

Persons invited to come speak are as follows:

Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington DC (invited)
Metropolitan Archbishop Jonah of the Orthodox Church in America (confirmed)
Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia, Eastern Orthodox Patriarchate of Constantinople (confirmed)
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, Russian Orthodox Church (invited)
Archimandrite Robert Taft, S.J., Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome (confirmed)
Msgr Paul McPartlan, Catholic University of America – Wash DC (confirmed)

The agenda will begin on Monday afternoon and conclude with a luncheon on Thursday.  There will be plenary sessions by prominent speakers in the ecumenical dialogue between the Catholic and Orthodox Churches, a variety of liturgical services, and many opportunities for fellowship.

See the web-site www.olconference.com for full information.