The Vatican II Decree on the Eastern Catholic Churches, Orientalium ecclesiarum, Fifty Years Later “CALL FOR PAPERS”

Join us at a free conference
organized by the
Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky
Institute of Eastern Christian Studies:

 The Vatican II Decree on the
Eastern Catholic Churches,
Orientalium ecclesiarum
,
Fifty Years Later
 

 Friday, October 17 and
Saturday October 18, 2014 at the
University of St. Michael’s College
in the University of Toronto

 Keynote Speakers:

 Brian Daley, SJ
University of Notre Dame
Orientalium ecclesiarum Fifty Years Later:
A Roman Catholic Perspective”

 John Erickson
Professor Emeritus and Former Dean,
St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary
Orientalium ecclesiarum Fifty Years Later:
An Orthodox Perspective”

 Bishop Nicholas Samra
of the Melkite Eparchy of Newton

“Eastern Catholics in the Middle East Fifty Years
after Orientalium ecclesiarum

 Thomas E. Bird
City University of New York
“Eastern Catholics in North America
Fifty Years after Orientalium ecclesiarum

 Roman Zaviyskyy
Ukrainian Catholic University
“Eastern Catholics in Eastern Europe
Fifty Years after Orientalium ecclesiarum

The Conference will include a presentation on the work of
The Catholic Near East Welfare Association

 The Conference is co-sponsored by:

The Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA)

The Vatican II and 21st Century Catholicism Research Centre, Saint Paul University, Ottawa

The Centre for Research on the Second Vatican Council in Canada, University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto

 Call for Papers:

Submit paper proposals of no more than 300 words by August 1, 2014 to pgaladza@ustpaul.ca

The evaluation and response to the proposal will be returned by September 1.

The papers will be delivered in smaller groups after each keynote lecture. The duration of the presentation of the paper will be 35 minutes with 15 minutes for discussion.

The topic of the paper can be anything touching upon a particular facet of Orientalium ecclesiarum, or Eastern Catholicism since Vatican II, or even Eastern Catholics and Vatican II as a whole.

 

Patriarch Josyf Slipyj at the Council (Copyright Bishop Isidore Archive, Eparchy of Toronto and Eastern Canada. Used with permission.)

Patriarch Josyf Slipyj at the Council (Copyright Bishop Isidore Archive, Eparchy of Toronto and Eastern Canada. Used with permission.)