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15 December

| 2010 | 18:00

Symposium on the Synod of Bishops

  • Free
  • Public
  • Radak 20, Jerusalem
  • Free
  • Public
  • Radak 20, Jerusalem
Symposium on the Synod of Bishops

In October 2010, all the Catholic Patriarchs and Bishops from the Middle East area were invited by the Pope to an unprecedented gathering in Rometo discuss the identity, situation and mission of the Catholic Church throughout the region. Some of those who attended the Synod will participate in the symposium, presenting their impressions with regard to the discussions and the documents that were published, and they will respond to questions and comments of researchers and experts working in this field.

H.E. Bishop William Shomali, Auxiliary Bishop, Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem
Rev. Pierbattista Pizzaballa OFM, Custodian of the Holy Land
Rev. David Neuhaus, Patriarchal Vicar for Hebrew-speaking Catholics
Deacon Sobhy Makhoul, Administrator of the Maronite Exarchate of Jerusalem
Ms. Hanna Bendcowsky, Jerusalem Center for Jewish-Christian Relations 

Ms. Yisca Harani, researcher of Christianity and the Christian World

Rabbi Dr. Ron Kronish, Director, Interreligious Coordinating Council in Israel

Dr. Amnon Ramon, Jerusalem Institute


The symposium will take place on
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 18.00
the Teddy Kollek auditorium, Jerusalem Institute
20 Radak Street, Rehavia, Jerusalem 
(Paid parking is available opposite Jerusalem Theater, Chopin Street)

There will be a moment of silence at the beginning of the symposium in memory of the late Daniel Rossing. 

The event will be conducted in Hebrew.

Download the invitation in PDF format.