Program

September 11, Sunday

11:00

Basilique de Fourvière
Eucharistic Service

Panelists

Karekine II
Catholicos of All Armenians

Homilies

Philippe Barbarin
Cardinal, Archbishop of Lyon, Primate of the Gauls

16.30

Auditorium Maurice Ravel
Opening Assembly
“The Courage to Forge a Spiritual Humanism of Peace”

Chairperson

Jean-Dominique Durand
Jean Moulin – Lyon 3 University, France

Greetings

Philippe Barbarin
Cardinal, Archbishop of Lyon, Primate of the Gauls

Gérard Collomb
Senator of Rhône, Mayor of Lyon, France

Jean-Jack Queyranne
Member of Parliament of Rhône, President of the Rhône-Alpes Region, Former Minister

Bruno Bottai
President of Fondazione Balzan

Rowan D. Williams
Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of the Anglican Communion, United Kingdom

Introductory speech

Andrea Riccardi
Founder of the Community of Sant’Egidio

Armando Emilio Guebuza
President of the Republic of Mozambique

Nicolas Sarkozy
State Minister for Internal Affairs and Territory Organizations, France

Simone Veil
Member of the Constitutional Council, Former President of the European Parliament

 
Round table
Religions and a New Spiritual Humanism

Chairperson

Bruno Frappat
President of Bayard, France

Panelists

Walter Kasper
President of the Pontifical Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews

Yona Metzger
Chief Rabbi of Israel

Ezzeddin Ibrahim
Presidential Advisor, United Arab Emirates

September 12, Monday

09:30

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Auditorium Lumière
Dialogue and the World’s Religions Post 9/11

Chairperson

Cornelio Sommaruga
Chairman of the Caux Foundation, Switzerland

Panelists

Anthony Theodore Lobo
Catholic Bishop, Pakistan

Amos Luzzatto
President of the Union of Italian Jewish Communities

Theodore Edgar Mc Carrick
Cardinal, Archbishop of Washington, USA

Muhammad Ali Taskhiri
The World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought, Iran

Rowan D. Williams
Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of the Anglican Communion, United Kingdom

Discussant

Moneir Mahmoud Aly Al-Messery
Imam of the Cultural Centre of Madrid, Spain

09:30

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Salon Pasteur
Children of the World: Between Conflict and Peace

Chairperson

Katherine Marshall
World Bank, USA

Panelists

Soeur Emmanuelle
Catholic sister, France

Kpakilé Félémou
Community of Sant’Egidio, Guinea Conakry

Antonio Ferrari
Journalist, Italy

Jakob Kellenberger
Chairman of the International Red Cross Committee

Discussant

Anne Faisandier-Raoul-Duval
Pastor of the Reformed Church of Lyon, France

Claude Pin
Catholic Catechist, France

09:30

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Forum 2
East and West: Religions and Cultures

Chairperson

Ignace Moussa Daoud
Cardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Panelists

Ahmad Al-Tayyib
Rector of Al-Azhar University, Egypt

Giuseppe Laras
President of the Assembly of Rabbis of Italy

Mesrob II
Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople

Cormac Murphy-O’Connor
Cardinal, Archbishop of Westminster, United Kingdom

Joseph Yacoub
Université Catholique of Lyon, France

Discussant

Abderrazak Guessoum
Université d’Alger, Algeria

Panelists

Tritan Shehu
“Zoja e Këshillit të mirë” University, Albania

09:30

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Salle Rhône 3
Writing about Peace: Authors Sharing Perspectives

Chairperson

Paul Poupard
Cardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Culture

Panelists

Asma Benkada
Journalist, Qatar

François–Régis Hutin
PDG of Ouest-France, France

Christiane Kourouma
Witness, France

Boniface Mongo-Mboussa
Writer, France

Adolfo Pérez Esquivel
Nobel Peace Prize, Argentina

Jean-Christophe Rufin
Writer, France

Discussant

Eric Juliana
Journalist, Spain

09:30

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Amphithéâtre Pasteur
John Paul II’s Spiritual Legacy: the Spirit of Assisi

Chairperson

Roger Etchegaray
Cardinal, Holy See

Panelists

Mohammed Amine Smaili
Moslem Theologian, Morocco

Jean-Dominique Durand
Jean Moulin – Lyon 3 University, France

Karekine II
Catholicos of All Armenians

René Samuel Sirat
Grand Rabbi, France

Gijun Sugitani
World Conference of Religions and Peace, Japan

Discussant

Muneto Nikai
Director for Europe of NHK Television, Japan

09:30

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Salons Roseraie 1+2
Religions and Africa

Chairperson

Gerard Testard
President of Fondaciò, France

Panelists

Sunday C. Mbang
Chairperson of the World Methodist Council, Nigeria

Adamou Ndam Njoya
Coordinator of the Superior Council of Islamic Affairs, Cameroon

Pascal N’Koué
Catholic Bishop, Benin

Kone Idriss Koudouss
President of the National Islamic Council, Côte d’Ivoire

Seraphim
Archbishop of Johannesburg and Pretoria, Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria

09:30

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Salle Saint Clair 3
Prayer at the Roots of Peace

Chairperson

Philippe Barbarin
Cardinal, Archbishop of Lyon, Primate of the Gauls

Panelists

Seyed Mohammad Mousavi Boujnourdi
Imam Khomeini Center for Islamic Studies, Iran

Gensho Hozumi
Rinzai-Zen Buddhism, Japan

Nikolaus Schneider
President of the Evangelical Church in Rheinland, Germany

Josep Maria Soler
Abbot of Montserrat, Spain

Richard Wertenschlag
Chief Rabbi of Lyon, France

09:30

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Forum 1
The Future of Lebanon in the 21st Century

Chairperson

Michel Kubler
Editor in Chief of La Croix

16:00

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Auditorium Lumière
Quanta est nobis via? (“How much farther must we travel?”)
Catholic and Orthodox Christians: the Quest for Unity

Chairperson

Vincenzo Paglia
Catholic Bishop, Italy

Panelists

Emmanuel
Metropolitan of France, Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople

Filaret
Metropolitan of Minsk and Slutsk, Exarch of Belarus, Patriarchate of Moscow

Walter Kasper
President of the Pontifical Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews

Paul Poupard
Cardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Culture

Discussant

Luka
Bishop of France and Western Europe, Serbian Patriarchate

16:00

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Salon Pasteur
What is Humankind? The Anthropologist’s Quest in the 21st Century

Chairperson

Mario Marazziti
Community of Sant’Egidio, Italy

Panelists

Janne Haaland-Matlary
Université of Oslo, Norway

Hasan Hanafi
University of Cairo, Egypt

Jean Vanier
L'Arche, France

Angelo Vescovi
Doctor, San Raffaele Hospital in Milan, Italy

Discussant

Bernard Devert
Habitat et Humanisme, France

16:00

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Forum 2
Europe: What vision for the Future?

Chairperson

Pierre Morel
Ambassador of France to the Holy See

Panelists

Lluis Martinez Sistach
Catholic Archbishop, Spain

Dionigi Tettamanzi
Cardinal, Archbishop of Milan, Italy

Antje Vollmer
Vice-President of the Parliament, Germany

Rowan D. Williams
Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of the Anglican Communion, United Kingdom

Discussant

Keith Clements
Secretary General of the Conference of European Churches

Aldo Giordano
Secretary General of the Council of Bishop’s Conferences of Europe

16:00

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Salle Rhône 3
After the Tsunami: A New International Solidarity

Chairperson

Michel Mercier
Senator, President of the Rhône General Council, France

Panelists

Robert W. Edgar
Secretary General of the National Council of Churches, USA

Sona Kan
Supreme Court Attorney, India

Bernard Kouchner
Former Minister, France

Agostino Marchetto
Archbishop, Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Migrants

Raj K. Srivastava
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, India

Discussant

Jean-Philippe Bayon
Vice-President of the Rhône-Alpes Regional Council, France

16:00

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Amphithéâtre Pasteur
Bible, Spirituality, Humanism

Chairperson

Roger Etchegaray
Cardinal, Holy See

Panelists

Claude Dagens
Catholic Bishop, France

Iosif
Metropolitan of Western and Southern Europe, Romanian Orthodox Church

Jonas Jonson
Lutheran Bishop, Sweden

Amos Luzzatto
President of the Union of Italian Jewish Communities

Michel Quesnel
Rector of the Université Catholique de Lyon, France

Discussant

Thomas Römer
YMCA, Germany

16:00

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Salons Roseraie 1+2
Capital Punishment and the Value of Human Life

Chairperson

Laurent Ulrich
Catholic Bishop, France

Panelists

Sylvie Bukhari de Pontual
FIACAT, France

Tamara Chikunova
Human Rights Organization, Uzbekistan

Hanns Kerner
Gottesdienstinstitut der Evangelisch-Lutherischen Kirche in Bayern, Germany

Giuseppe Laras
President of the Assembly of Rabbis of Italy

Mohammad Sammak
Political Advisor to the Grand Mufti of Lebanon

Stefania Tallei
Community of Sant’Egidio, Italy

16:00

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Forum 1
A Dream for Africa: Children Without AIDS

Chairperson

Leonardo Palombi
Community of Sant’Egidio, Italy

Panelists

Anna Abdallah
Health Minister, Tanzania

Jean-Michel Debrat
Agence Française de Développement

Suzanne Iloko Loali
Daughters of Charity, Democratic Republic of Congo

Josepha Graciosa Jardim Madeira
“Mulheres para o DREAM” Association, Mozambique

Discussant

M. Maytham Al-Khayat
Political Advisor of OMS-EMRO, Egypt

16:00

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Salle Saint Clair 3
Freedom of Conscience and the Secular State

Chairperson

Mario Soares
Former President of the Republic of Portugal

Panelists

Jean-Arnold de Clermont
President of the Conference of European Churches, France

Jean-Michel Ducomte
President of la Ligue de l’Enseignement, France

Muhammad Fathi Osman
Moslem Theologian, USA

Mario Francesco Pompedda
Cardinal, Holy See

Emile Poulat
École Pratique des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, France

Discussant

Gaetano Dammacco
University of Bari, Italy

September 13, Tuesday

09:30

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Salon Lumière
Civilization of Coexistence

Chairperson

Jordi Pujol
Former President of Catalunya

Panelists

John J. De Gioia
President of Georgetown University, USA

Régis Debray
Philosopher, France

Ezzeddin Ibrahim
Presidential Advisor, United Arab Emirates

David Rosen
Grand Rabbi, President of IJCIC, Israel

Discussant

Thomas Michel
Expert in Moslem-Christian Dialogue, USA

09:30

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Salon Pasteur
Secular Humanism and Religious Humanism

Chairperson

Emile Poulat
École Pratique des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, France

Panelists

Giuliano Amato
Senator, Italy

Jean Daniel
Founder of Nouvel Observateur, France

Alain Elkann
Journalist, Italy

Jean Pierre Ricard
Catholic Archbishop, President of the French Bishops’ Conference

Pierre Tournemire
Deputy Secretary General of la Ligue de l'Enseignement, France

09:30

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Hotel Hilton 2
Christian Martyrdom in the 20th Century:
A Testament of Faith and Unity

Chairperson

Filaret
Metropolitan of Minsk and Slutsk, Exarch of Belarus, Patriarchate of Moscow

Panelists

Karekine II
Catholicos of All Armenians

Matthias Leineweber
Community of Sant’Egidio, Germany

Mar Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim
Syrian Orthodox Metropolitan of Aleppo, Syria

Yves Patenôtre
Catholic Archbishop, France

Sofronie
Bishop for Hungary, Romanian Orthodox Church

09:30

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Salle Rhône 3
Do Europe and Africa Have a Shared Future?

Chairperson

Jean Claude Petit
President of the Centre National de la Presse Catholique Française

Panelists

Gérard Collomb
Senator of Rhône, Mayor of Lyon, France

Mario Giro
Community of Sant’Egidio, Italy

Jean-Francois Leguil-Bayart
Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches Internationales, France

Vera Mangazuwa Chirwa
African Commission On Human & Peoples' Rights, Malawi

Pascal N’Koué
Catholic Bishop, Benin

Discussant

Robert Dussey
President of Pax Perpetua, Togo

09:30

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Amphithéâtre Pasteur
60 Years after Auschwitz: Jews and Christians in Dialogue

Chairperson

Walter Kasper
President of the Pontifical Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews

Panelists

Shear-Yashuv Cohen
Chief Rabbi of Haifa, Israel

Heinrich Mussinghoff
Catholic Bishop, Germany

Ambrogio Spreafico
Community of Sant’Egidio, Italy

Oded Wiener
General Director of Grand Rabbinate, Israel

09:30

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Salons Roseraie 1+2
Japan 60 Years after Hiroshima

Chairperson

Agostino Giovagnoli
Community of Sant’Egidio, Italy

Panelists

Tokio Kanakogi
Oomoto, Japan

Noriaki Nagao
Tenri-Kyo, Japan

Ryoko Nishioka
Tendai Buddhism, Japan

Ui Otani
Soto Zen Buddhism, Japan

Toshiaki Yamanoi
Rissho Kosei-Kai, Japan

Masami Yatabe
Jinja-Honcho Shinto, Japan

09:30

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Salle Saint Clair 3
The Moslem-Christian Dialogue: Present, and Future Perspectives

Chairperson

Michel Santier
Catholic Bishop, France

Panelists

Jawad Al-Khalisi
Iraqi National Foundation Congress, Iraq

Vsevolod Chaplin
Vice-President of Department for External Church Relations, Patriarchate of Moscow

Vittorio Ianari
Community of Sant’Egidio, Italy

Kamel Kabtane
Director of the Mosque of Lyon, France

Mohammed Ahmed Sherif
Secretary General of the World Islamic Call Society, Libya

Marc Stenger
Catholic Bishop, France

Discussant

Mohammed Esslimani
Moslem Theologian, Saudi Arabia

Raphaël Hadas Lebel
Chairman of the Social Department, Aspen Institute France

09:30

Palais des Congrès de Lyon - Cité Internationale - Hotel Hilton 1
Economy and Solidarity in a Globalised World

Chairperson

Mario Francesco Pompedda
Cardinal, Holy See

Panelists

Jean-Paul Betbèze
Economic Studies Director, Crédit Agricole, France

Michel Camdessus
Honorary Governor of the Bank of France, France

Ennio Doris
President of Banca Mediolanum, Italy

Tony P. Hall
Ambassador U.S. Mission to UN Agencies in Rome

17:30

en des lieux différents selon la tradition religieuse
Prayer for Peace

19:00

des différents lieux de prière, en cortège,vers le théâtre gallo-romain de Fourvière
Peace Procession

19:30

Théâtre gallo-romain
Final Ceremony