Programme of Assisi 2016

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PROGRAMME

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10:30

Eucharistic Celebration

In the presence of the representatives of the Christian Churches and Ecclesial Communities

16:30

Alla presenza di

Sergio Mattarella

President of the Republic, Italy


Chairperson

Hilde Kieboom

Vice-President of the Community of Sant’Egidio


Henri de Luxembourg

Grand Duke of Luxembourg


Relazioni

Andrea Riccardi

Historian, Founder of the Community of Sant'Egidio

Bartolomeo I

Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople


INTERVALLO MUSICALE



Baleka Mbete

Chairperson of the National Assembly of the Republic of South Africa


Witnesses


Mohammad Sammak

POLITICAL ADVISOR TO THE GRAND MUFTI OF LEBANON

Nichiko Niwano

President of Rissho Kosei-kai Buddhism, Japan

09:00

Chairperson


Contributions

César Alierta

“Profuturo”, Spain

Daniele Donati

Head of FAO Emergency Response Team

Philippe Herzog

Economist, Confrontations Europe, France

Katherine Marshall

Director of the "World Faiths Development Dialogue", USA

Patrick Pouyanné

PDG of Total, France

Olav Fykse Tveit

General Secretary of the World Council of Churches

09:30

Chairperson

Domenico Sorrentino

Archbishop of Assisi


Contributions

Miguel Angel Ayuso Guixot

Bishop, Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue, Holy See

Mohammed Esslimani

Islamic Theologian, Egypt

Vincenzo Paglia

Catholic Archbishop, President of the Pontifical Academy for Life, Holy See

Abraham Skorka

Rector of the Rabbinic Seminary "Marshall T.Meyer", Argentina

Alberto Quattrucci

Secretary General of Peoples and Religions, Community of Sant’Egidio

09:30

Chairperson

Luciano Fontana

Editor of “Corriere della Sera”, Italy


Gian Luca Galletti

Minister of Environment, Italy

Mauro Gambetti

Custodian of the Sacred Convent of Assisi, Italy

Carlo Tamburi

Director of ENEL-Italia

09:30

09:30

09:30

Chairperson

Roberto Catalano

Focolari Movement, Italy


Contributions

Alison L. Boden

Princeton University, USA

Homi Dhalla

Zoroastrianism, India

Keiji Kunitomi

Religions for Peace Japan

Mohinder Singh

Punjab Studies Sikh University, India

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09:30

Chairperson

Antonio Tajani

President of the European Parliament


Contributions

Hassine Abassi

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2015, Tunisia

Ayachi Hammami

Human Rights activist, Tunisia

Slaheddine Jourchi

Journalist and Human Rights activist, Tunisia

Amer Meherzi

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2015, Tunisia

Abdelfattah Mourou

First Vice-President of the Parliament, Tunisia

09:30

Chairperson

Oded Wiener

Former General Director of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel


Contributions

Mohamad Kaiwan

Representative of Religious Communities Union

Omar Kayal

Representative of Imam Union

Cesare Marjieh

Religious Affairs Office, Ministry of Interior

Yacoub Salameh

Director of Religious Communities Section, Ministry of Interior

16:30

Chairperson

Olav Fykse Tveit

General Secretary of the World Council of Churches


Contributions

Tawakkol Karman

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2011, Yemen

Sudheendra Kulkarni

Hindu, Observer Research Foundation, India

Faisal Bin Muaammar

Secretary General of KAICIID, Saudi Arabia

Muhammad Khalid Masud

Supreme Court, Pakistan

Al-Hajj Murad Ebrahim

Chairperson of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), Mindanao, Philippines

John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan

Cardinal, Archbishop of Abuja, Nigeria

Orlando Beltran Quevedo

Cardinal, Archbishop of Cotabato, Philippines

Jody Williams

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 1997, USA

16:30

Chairperson

Matteo Zuppi

Catholic Archbishop, Italy


Contributions

Virgil Bercea

Greek Catholic Bishop, Romania

Albert Guigui

Chief Rabbi of Brussels, Belgium

Gensho Hozumi

Rinzai Zen Buddhism, Japan

Heikki Huttunen

General Secretary of the Conference of European Churches (KEK)

Abuna Musie

Orthodox Archbishop, Tewahedo Church of Ethiopia

17:00

Chairperson

Justin Welby

Archbishop of Canterbury and Primate of the Church of England


Contributions

Walter Kasper

Cardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity, Holy See

Andrea Riccardi

Historian, Founder of the Community of Sant'Egidio

Mario Giro

Community of Sant'Egidio

David Rosen

Former Chief Rabbi of Ireland, AJC, Israel


Contribution

Bartolomeo I

Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople

16:30


Contributions

Epiphanios

Orthodox Bishop, Coptic Church, Egypt

Bernhard Felmberg

Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany

Abdul Mukti

General Secretary of Muhammadiyyah, Indonesia

Nichiko Niwano

President of Rissho Kosei-kai Buddhism, Japan

Hubert van Beek

Global Christian Forum, Netherlands

16:30

Chairperson

Marco Tarquinio

Director of “Avvenire”, Italy


Contributions

Tarek Mitri

American University of Beyrouth, Lebanon

Shahan Sarkissian

Orthodox Armenian Primate of Aleppo, Syria

Harutiun Selimian

President of the Evangelical Community in Syria

16:30

Chairperson

Joseph Soueif

Catholic Archbishop of the Maronite Church, Cyprus


Contributions

Mohamed M. Abdelsalam Abdellatif

Advisor to the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Egypt

Abdelrahman El-Zahab

Intellectual, Republic of Sudan

Matthew Hassan Kukah

Catholic Bishop, Nigeria

Abulhasan Navab

President of the University of Religions, Iran

Mohammad Sammak

POLITICAL ADVISOR TO THE GRAND MUFTI OF LEBANON

16:30

Chairperson

Agostino Giovagnoli

Historian, Community of Sant’Egidio


Contributions

Tokihiko Asada

Oomoto Shintoism, Japan

Sohan Lal Gandhi

Anuvrat Global Organization, Jainism, India

Yoshitaka Hatakeyama

Asian Conference on Religion and Peace

Munemichi Kurozumi

Shintoism, Japan

Doryu Mine

Rinzai Zen Buddhism, Japan

Keishi Miyamoto

Myochi-kai Buddhism, Japan

Zensuke Nakata

Tenrikyo Denomination, Japan

Koho Ogawa

Tendai Buddhist Denomination, Japan

16:30

Chairperson

Vittorio Ianari

Community of Sant’Egidio, Italy


Contributions

Jawad Al-Khoei

Al-Khoei Institute, Iraq

Abdulrazzaq A. Alsadi

University for Sciences and World Education, Iraq

Abdulwahhab Ahmed Al-Taha Al-Sammaraee

Spokesperson Of The “Fiqh Council Of Senior Scholars”, Iraq

Leyla Ferman

Yazidi Community, Turkey

Omar Hasan Hamad Maro Khoshnaw

Institute for Islamic Sciences of Kurdistan, Iraq

17:00

17:30

Chairperson

Armand Puig I Tàrrech

Catholic Theologian, Spain


Contributions

Athanasios

Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop, Church of Greece

Bagrat Galstanyan

Armenian Orhodox Primate, Patriarchate of Etchmiadzin

Andon Merdani

Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop, Church of Albania

Franco Sottocornola

Interreligious Dialogue Center Shinmeizan, Japan

Ernest Troshani

Franciscan, witness, Albania

17:30

Chairperson

Leon Lemmens

Catholic Bishop, Belgium


Contributions

Jean-François Bensahel

President of the “Union Libérale Israélite de France”

Jakob Finci

President of the Jewish Community in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Jean Paul Messina

Catholic University of Central Africa, Cameroon

Tritan Shehu

Intellectual and politician, Albania

Didi Talwalkar

Leader of the Swadhyaya Movement, India

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08:30

Chairperson

Francesco Montenegro

Cardinal, Archbishop of Agrigento, Italy


Contributions

Eugenio Bernardini

Moderator of the Waldensian Church, Italy

Gabriel

Orhodox Metropolitan Bishop, Church of Greece

Mario Marazziti

President of the House of Representatives Commission for Social Affairs, Italy

Mario Morcone

Ministry of the Interior, Italy

08:30

Chairperson

Walter Kasper

Cardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity, Holy See


Contributions

Athenagoras

Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop, Ecumenical Patriarchate

Gualtiero Bassetti

Cardinal, Archbishop of Perugia, Italy

François Clavairoly

President of the Protestant Federation of France

Dionysius Jean Kawak

Orthodox Archbishop, Syrian Church

Justin Welby

Archbishop of Canterbury and Primate of the Church of England

Anders Wejryd

Co-President of the World Council of Churches

08:30

Chairperson


Contributions

Rashid al-Husseini

Al-Mustafa Foundation, Iraq

Riccardo Di Segni

Chief Rabbi of Rome, Italy

Jean Mbarga

Catholic Archbishop, Cameroun

Serafim

Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop, Romanian Patriarchate

08:30

Chairperson

Chris Ferguson

World Communion of Reformed Churches, Canada


Contributions

Jawad Al-Khoei

Al-Khoei Institute, Iraq

Porfirije

Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop, Serbian Patriarchate

Brian C. Stiller

Global Ambassador of the World Evangelical Alliance

Gijun Sugitani

Tendai Buddhist Denomination, Japan

08:30


Contributions

Emmanuel

Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop, Vice-President of KEK, Ecumenical Patriarchate

Omar Ahmed Abboud

Islamic Community of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Martin Junge

General Secretary of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF)

Leopoldo Sandona'

Responsible of the Biblical Festival, Italy

Daniel Sperber

Bar Ilan University, Israel

08:30

Chairperson

Maite Carpio

Journalist and Film Director, Italy


Contributions

Ioan

Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop, Romanian Patriarchate

Paulo Lockmann

World Methodist Council

08:30

08:30

Chairperson


Contributions

Andreas Hipple

Advisor to the GHR Foundation, USA

Davide Faraone

Sottosegretario del Ministero dell'Istruzione

Anouar Kbibech

President of the "Conseil Français du Culte Musulman" (CFCM), Morocco

08:30

Chairperson

Din Syamsuddin

President of the Ulema Council, Indonesia


Contributions

Ruth Dureghello

President of the Jewish Community of Rome, Italy

Blendi Klosi

Minister of Welfare and Youth, Albania

Ivo Komšić

Mayor of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Seraphim Kykkotis

Orthodox Archbishop of the Patriarchate of Alexandria

08:30

Chairperson

Matteo Zuppi

Catholic Archbishop, Italy


Contributions

Claire Ly

Witness and writer, Cambodia

Faisal Bin Muaammar

Secretary General of KAICIID, Saudi Arabia

Abdelhady Saleh

Imam of Damietta, Egypt

Israel Singer

Rabbi, USA

Pope Visit and Final

11:05

11:30

Accolto da

Mauro Gambetti

Custodian of the Sacred Convent of Assisi, Italy

Bartolomeo I

Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople

Justin Welby

Archbishop of Canterbury and Primate of the Church of England

Efrem II

Patriarca Siro-Ortodosso di Antiochia

13:00

Luncheon together in the refectory of the Sacred Convent, along with a number of victims of war

Dr Marco Impagliazzo, President of the Sant’Egidio Community, will announce the 25th anniversary of the Patriarchate of His Holiness Bartholomew I

Greeting

Marco Impagliazzo

University for Foreigners of Perugia, President of the Community of Sant’Egidio

15:15

Meeting with

Bartolomeo I

Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople

Justin Welby

Archbishop of Canterbury and Primate of the Church of England

Efrem II

Patriarca Siro-Ortodosso di Antiochia

16:00

17:15

Mauro Gambetti

Custodian of the Sacred Convent of Assisi, Italy


Introduction

Andrea Riccardi

Historian, Founder of the Community of Sant'Egidio


Contributions

Bartolomeo I

Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople

Koei Morikawa

Patriarch of the Tendai Buddhism, Japan


18:10

18:20