I. NOSTRA AETATE: HISTORIAL AND SOCIAL CONTEXT
9:30-10:00 a.m. | Pope Paul VI and his Pilgrimage to Jerusalem in January 1964: Key Event in the Emergence of Nostra Aetate
- Anthony O'Mahony
Fellow, Blackfriars Hall, Oxford, Reader in the History of Christianity, Heythrop College,
University of London (1999-2018) and Director for the Centre for Eastern Christianity
(2009–2018); Holder of the Sir Daniel and Countess Bernardine Murphy Donohue Chair
in Eastern Christianity.
10:00 a.m. | Break
10:15-11:15 a.m. | Rome and the Eastern Patriarchates: Reflections on Cultural and Historical Factors in the Inter-Church Relations
- Sidney H. Griffith
Ordinary Professor Emeritus in the Department of Semitic
and Egyptian Languages and Literatures, School of Arts and Sciences,
The Catholic University of America.
11:15 | Break
11:30-12:30 p.m. | Catholic Saints and Scholars: Nostra Aetate and Islam
- Christian Krokus
Associate Professor, Department of Theology/Religious Studies,
University of Scranton.
12:30-1:30 p.m. | Break/Lunch
1:30-2:30 p.m. | The Ecclesial and Theological Origins of Nostra Aetate: a Modern Historical Account in the Context of Vatican II
- Rocco Viviano, SX
Interreligious Dialogue Coordinator, Xaverian Missionaries in Japan.
2:30 p.m. | Break
2:45-3:45 p.m. | Concurrent Sessions
3:45 p.m. | Break
II. NOSTRA AETATE: ECUMENICAL PERSPECTIVES
4:00-5:00 p.m. | Eastern Orthodox Perspectives on Nostra Aetate and Muslim-Christian Relations
- Archimandrite Nikodemos Anagnostopoulos
Orthodox priest of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, Assistant Professor
at the University of Notre Dame, London and teacher of Christianity, Islam, Orthodox
and Eastern Christianity at SOAS University of London.
5:15-6:45 p.m. | Vesper Service
Campus Minister for Liturgical Music
In our Time, and Again: Drawn to Fellowship, the Promise and Progress of Interreligious Dialogue - Connelly Center
7:30 p.m. | Welcome to Speakers, Father Peter M. Donohue, OSA, President of Villanova University and Dinner - Presidents' Lounge