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September 10 2014 | MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

Religions meets in Mexico to say that peace is the future

Conference at Ibero-american University Auditorium

 
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This year, for the first time, will take place on 10th september at Mexico City, at Ibero-american Jesuits University Auditorium, a conference on the theme "Peace is the Future" in connection with the interreligious meeting organized by the Community of Sant'Egidio in Antwerpen, Belgium.

There will be representatives of Christian Churches, Jews and Muslims, to meditate together on the roots of peace we can find in every religion. At the end will be read an appeal for peace, in order to stress the importance of dialogue and peace in a country tormented by violence.

 

Programme


Opening greetings by academic authorities

Father David Fernández Dávalos
Dean of Ibero-american University

Video: The Spirit of Assisi

Speeches:
Mgr. Leopoldo Gonzalez Gonzalez
Bishop of Tapachula and President of Episcopal commission for interfaith dialogue and communion

Rabbi Marcelo Rittner
Bet-El Community of Mexico

Archbishop Atenagoras
Archdiocese of Mexico and Central America, Patriarchate of Constantinople

Archbishop Alejo
Mexico City and all Mexico, Orthodox Church in America

Pastor Alba Sally Sue Hernandez
Anglican Church (Mexico)

Rev. Archimandrite Dr. Fadi Rabbat
Catholic Apostolic Orthodox Church of Antioch in Mexico, Venezuela and the Caribbean

P. Yaacoub Joseph Badaoui
Maronite Church (Mexico)

Dr. Erhan Çokcoşkun
Director of Turkish Cultural Center (Mexico)

Chair:
Ugo Cianetti
Community of Sant'Egidio


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