Program

THE COURAGE TO FORGE
A SPIRITUAL HUMANISM OF PEACE

 

Lyon, 11 - 12 - 13 September 2005

 

PROGRAM

 

Sunday, September 11

Auditorium Maurice Ravel

 

 

4.30 p.m.  Opening Assembly

“The Courage to Forge a Spiritual Humanism of Peace”

Chairperson

Jean-Dominique Durand
Chairman of Fondation Fourvière

Opening Remarks

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

Gérard Collomb
Senator of Rhône, Mayor of Lyon

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

Bruno Bottai
President of Fondazione Balzan

Witness

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

Allocutions

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

Workshop
Religions and a New Spiritual Humanism

 

Chaired by

Bruno Frappat
President of Bayard, France

Walter Kasper
Cardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity

Yona Metzger
Chief Rabbi of Israel

Ezzeddin Ibrahim
Presidential Advisor, United Arab Emirates

 

 

Monday, September 12

Palais des Congrès – Cité Internationale

 

9.30 a.m. Dialogue and the World’s Religions Post 9/11

Auditorium Lumière

Chairperson

Conelio 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

 

9.30 a.m. Children of the World: Between Conflict and Peace

Salon Pasteur

Chairperson

Katherine Marshall

World Bank, USA

Panelists

Soeur Emmanuelle
Catholic sister, France

Kpakilé Felemou
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

 

 

Monday, September 12

Palais des Congrès – Cité Internationale

 

9.30 a.m. East and West: Religions and Cultures

Forum 2

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

Discussants

Abderrazak Guessoum
Université d’Alger, Algeria

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

 

9.30 a.m. Writing about Peace: Authors Sharing Perspectives

Salle Rhône 3

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

Monday, September 12

Palais des Congrès – Cité Internationale

 

 

9.30 a.m. John Paul II’s Spiritual Legacy: the Spirit of Assisi

Amphithéâtre Pasteur

 

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

 

 

 

9.30 a.m. Religions and Africa

Salons Roseraie 1+2

 

Chairperson

Gérard 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

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

Seraphim
Archbishop of Johannesburg and Pretoria, Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria

 

 

 

Monday, September 12

Palais des Congrès – Cité Internationale

 

9.30 a.m. Prayer at the Roots of Peace

Salle Saint Clair 3

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

9.30 a.m. The Future of Lebanon in the 21st Century

Forum 1

Chairperson

Michel Kubler
Editor in Chief of La Croix

Various communities and Lebanese youth
discuss about the future of their Country.

4.00 p.m. Quanta est nobis via? (“How much farther must we travel?”)

      Catholic and Orthodox Christians: the Quest for Unity

Auditorium Lumière

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
Cardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity

Paul Poupard
Cardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Culture

Discussant

Luka
Bishop of France and Western Europe, Serbian Patriarchate

Monday, September 12

Palais des Congrès – Cité Internationale

 

4.00 p.m.What is Humankind? The Anthropologist’s Quest in the 21st Century

Salon Pasteur

 

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

 

4.00 p.m. Europe: What vision for the Future?

Forum 2

 

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

Discussants

Keith Clements
Secretary General of the Conference of European Churches

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

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, September 12

Palais des Congrès – Cité Internationale

4.00 p.m. After the Tsunami: A New International Solidarity

Salle Rhône 3

 

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 Khan
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

 

 

 

4.00 p.m. Bible, Spirituality, Humanism

Amphithéâtre Pasteur

 

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
Chairman of the Union of Italian Jewish Communities

Michel Quesnel
Rector of the Université Catholique de Lyon, France

Discussant

Thomas Römer
YMCA, Germany

 

 

Monday, September 12

Palais des Congrès – Cité Internationale

4.00 p.m. Capital Punishment and the Value of Human Life

Salons Roseraie 1+2

 

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

Mohammed Sammak
Political Advisor to the Grand Mufti of Lebanon

Stefania Tallei
Community of Sant’Egidio, Italy

 

 

 

4.00 p.m. Freedom of Conscience and the Secular State

Salle Saint Clair 3

 

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

 

Monday, September 12

Palais des Congrès – Cité Internationale

4.00 p.m. A Dream for Africa: Children Without AIDS

Forum 1

 

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


 

Tuesday, September 13

Palais des Congrès – Cité Internationale

 

 

9.30 a.m. Civilization of Coexistence

Salon Lumière

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

9.30 a.m. Secular Humanism and Religious Humanism

Salon Pasteur

 

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

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, September 13

Palais des Congrès – Cité Internationale

9.30 a.m. Christian Martyrdom in the 20th Century:
               A Testament of Faith and Unity

Hotel Hilton 2

 

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

 

 

 

 

9.30 a.m. Do Europe and Africa Have a Shared Future?

Salle Rhône 3

 

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-François 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

 

 

Tuesday, September 13

Palais des Congrès – Cité Internationale

 

 

 

 

 

9.30 a.m. 60 Years after Auschwitz: Jews and Christians in Dialogue

Amphithéâtre Pasteur

 

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

 

 

 

9.30 a.m. Japan 60 Years after Hiroshima

Salons Roseraie 1+2

 

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

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, September 13

Palais des Congrès – Cité Internationale

 

9.30 a.m. The Moslem-Christian Dialogue: Present, and Future Perspectives

Salle Saint Clair 3

 

This panel was organized jointly with the Aspen Institute France

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

 

9.30 a.m. Economy and Solidarity in a Globalised World

Hotel Hilton 1

 

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 and Fondazione Mediolanum , Italy

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

 

 

Tuesday, September 13

 

 

5.30 p.m.   Prayer for Peace

                   in various locations
                   according to the religious traditions

 

7 p.m.        Peace Procession

                   from the locations of worship, in procession,
                   to the Gallo-Roman Theatre of Fourvière

 

7.30 p.m.   Final Ceremony

                       Théâtre gallo-romain

 

Greeting

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

Final Addresses

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

Andrea Riccardi
Founder of the Community of Sant’Egidio

Testimonies

60 Years after Hiroshima

Kojun Handa
Tendai Buddhism, Japan

60 Years after Auschwitz

Alfred Elkoubi
President of the French Consistory Shoah Committee

 

Music

Les Petits Chanteurs de Saint-Marc
Maîtrise de la Basilique de Fourvière, Lyon

 

Proclamation, signature and delivery
of the Appeal for Peace 2005