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PROGRAMME

18:30

event

16:15

Chairperson

Angelika Wagner

Community of Sant’Egidio, Germany


Greetings

Felix Genn

Catholic Bishop of Münster, Germany



Introduction

Andrea Riccardi

Historian, Founder of the Community of Sant'Egidio

Angela Merkel

Chancellor of the German Federal Republic


INTERVALLO MUSICALE


Contributions

Jeffrey D. Sachs

Columbia University, Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary General, USA


Witness

Alba Ruiz de Andrés

Community of Sant’Egidio, Spain


Contributions

John X

Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East

Kosho Niwano

President of Rissho Kosei Kai Buddhism, Japan

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09:30

Chairperson

Hilde Kieboom

Community of Sant’Egidio, Belgium


Contributions

Athanasios

Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop, Greece

Pier Ferdinando Casini

President of the Senate Foreign Affairs Commission, Italy

Agostino Giovagnoli

Historian, Community of Sant’Egidio, Italy

Albert Guigui

Chief Rabbi of Brussels, Belgium

Luca Jahier

President of the European Social and Economy Committee (ESEC), Belgium

Hans-Gert Pottering

President of the Konrad-Adenauer Foundation, Germany

09:30

Chairperson

Matthias Kopp

Speaker of the German Bishops Conference


Contributions

Sudheendra Kulkarni

Hindu, member of the “Forum for a New South Asia”, India

Jeffrey D. Sachs

Columbia University, Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary General, USA

09:30

Chairperson

Theo Paul

General Vicar of Osnabrück


Contributions

Bernhard Felmberg

Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany

El Mostafa Higazy

Nasaq Foundation for Strategic Thinking, Egypt

Patrick Pouyanné

PDG of Total, France

David Rosen

Former Chief Rabbi of Ireland, AJC, Israel

Thomas Sternberg

President of the Central Committee of German Catholics

09:30

Chairperson

Jean-Pierre Denis

Director of La Vie, France


Contributions

M'hamed Krichen

Journalist of Al-Jazeera, Tunisia

Tarek Mitri

American University of Beyrouth, Lebanon

Frédéric Van Leeuw

Federal Prosecutor of the Kingdom of Belgium

Slaheddine Jourchi

Journalist and Human Rights activist, Tunisia

09:30

Chairperson

Matteo Zuppi

Catholic Archbishop, Italy


Contributions

Anatolij

Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop, Ukrainian Chuch, Moscow Patriarchate

Daniel Deckers

Journalist of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Germany

Butros Marayati

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Catholic Armenians

Parfait Onanga-Anyanga

UN Special Representative for the Central African Republic

Rita Prigmore

Sinta woman, survived at Porrajmos

Doyu Toda

President of the Tendai Buddhist Denomination, Japan

Tep Vong

Supreme Patriarch of the Cambodian Buddhism

09:30

Chairperson

Marco Gnavi

Community of Sant’Egidio, Italy


Contributions

Andrej

Orthodox Bishop, Serbian Patriarchate

Filipos

Orthodox Archbishop, Tewahedo Ethiopian Church

Karl Hinrich Manzke

Lutheran Bishop, Germany

Seyed Abolhassan Navab

President of the University of Religions, Iran

Thomas Schirrmacher

World Evangelical Alliance

09:30

Chairperson

Gotthard Kleine

Director of Kindermissionswerk, Germany


Contributions

Leyla Ferman

Yazidi Community, Turkey

Avraham Giesser

Rabbi, President of Mishpetei Eretz Institute, Israel

Pshtiwan Sadiq Abdullah Khoshnaw

Minister of Education of the Kurdistan Regional Government

Gregorio Rosa Chavez

Cardinal, Auxiliary Bishop of San Salvador, El Salvador

Syuhud Sahudi Marsudi

President of Nahdlatul Ulama, Indonesia

09:30

Chairperson

Nikola Eterovic

Catholic Achbishop, Apostolic Nuncio in Germany


Contributions

Ian Campbell

University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Jean-François Colosimo

Director of Editions du Cerf, France

Epiphanios

Orthodox Bishop, Coptic Church, Egypt

Gennadij

Orthodox Bishop, Moscow Patriarchate

Hovakim Manukyan

Armenian Orthodox Bishop, Primate of the United Kingdom

Ernest Simoni

Cardinal, Witness, Albania

FORUM

10:00

YOUTH FORUM: Friendship Out of Ruins

Religions on the Paths of Peace

Contributions

Mustafa Ceric

President of the World Bosniak Congress, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Alba Ruiz de Andrés

Community of Sant’Egidio, Spain

Harutiun Selimian

President of the Evangelical Community in Syria

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16:30

Contributions

Jean-Claude Petit

Journalist and Writer, France

Shamim Mohammad Afzal

General Director of the Islamic Foundation of Bangladesh

Eugenio Bernardini

Former Moderator of the Waldensian Table, Italy

Ursula Kalb

Community of Sant’Egidio, Germany

José Alejandro Solalinde Guerra

Catholic Priest, Director of Hermanos en camino, Mexico

16:30

Chairperson

Markus Dröge

Evangelical Bishop, Germany


Contributions

Muhammad Abdul Khabir Azad

Grand Imam of Lahore Mosque, Pakistan

Sohan Lal Gandhi

Jainism, Anuvrat International, India

Mohammad Sammak

POLITICAL ADVISOR TO THE GRAND MUFTI OF LEBANON

Serafim

Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop, Romanian Patriarchate

16:30

Chairperson

Felix Genn

Catholic Bishop of Münster, Germany


Contributions

Stephen Conway

Anglican Bishop, United Kingdom

Joachim Hake

Director of the Catholic Academy of Berlin, Germany

Ioan

Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop, Romanian Patriarchate

Manfred Lütz

Primary Physician of the Alexianer Hospital in Cologne, Germany

Masaharu Matsuda

Tenrikyo Representative, Japan

Vincenzo Paglia

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

16:30

Chairperson

Antonio Ferrari

Journalist and writer, Italy


Contributions

Mohammed Esslimani

Islamic Theologian, Egypt

Mauro Garofalo

Community of Sant'Egidio

Abdulrahman Sedeeq Kareem

Islamic theologian, Kurdistan region, Iraq

Al-Hajj Murad Ebrahim

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

Dieudonné Nzapalainga

Cardinal, President of the Central African Bishops' Conference

Sharon Rosen

Global Director of Religious Engagement Search for Common Ground, Israel

16:30

Chairperson

Jean-Pierre Denis

Director of La Vie, France


Contributions

Emmanuel Dupuy

President of the “Institut Prospective et Sécurité en Europe”, France

Enzo Fortunato

Director of the Press Office of the Holy Convent of Assisi, Italy

Martin Heimbucher

Evangelical-Reformed Church, Germany

Martin Leiner

Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies, Germany

Cornelio Sommaruga

Former President of the International Red Cross Committee, Switzerland

Megumi Wada

WCRP Japan

16:30

Chairperson

Johan Jozef Bonny

Catholic Bishop, Belgium


Contributions

Biyanto

University of Muhammadiyah, Indonesia

Pshtiwan Sadiq Abdullah Khoshnaw

Minister of Education of the Kurdistan Regional Government

Faisal Bin Muaammar

Secretary General of KAICIID, Saudi Arabia

Polycarpus

Orthodox Archbishop, Syrian Church

16:30

Chairperson

Vittorio Ianari

Community of Sant’Egidio, Italy


Contributions

Qays al-Mubarak

King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia

Ahmed Saud Said al-Siyabi

General Secretary, Directorate of the Grand Mufti of Oman

Philippe Barbarin

Cardinal, Archbishop of Lyon, France

Mustafa Ceric

President of the World Bosniak Congress, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Joan

Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop, Albania

Klaus Krämer

President of Missio Aachen, Germany

Orlando Beltran Quevedo

Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Cotabato, The Philippines

16:30

Chairperson

Heinrich Mussinghoff

Catholic Bishop, Germany


Contributions

John X

Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East

Iosif

Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop, Romanian Patriarchate

Paulo Lockmann

World Methodist Council

Jean Paul Messina

Catholic University of Central Africa, Cameroon

Jean-Pierre Ricard

Cardinal, Archbishop of Bordeaux, France

Gregorio Rosa Chavez

Cardinal, Auxiliary Bishop of San Salvador, El Salvador

Anders Wejryd

Co-President of the World Council of Churches

event

09:00

Chairperson

Crescenzio Sepe

Cardinal, Archbishop of Naples, Italy


Contributions

François Clavairoly

President of the Protestant Federation of France

Mario Morcone

Director of the Italian Council for Refugees

Maria Paz López

President of the “International Association of Religion Journalists”, Spain

09:00

Chairperson

Khadija Bengana

Journalist of Al Jazeera, Algeria


Contributions

Jawad Al-Khoei

Secretary General of Al-Khoei Institute, Iraq

Abdulwahhab Ahmed Al-Taha Al-Sammaraee

Spokesman of Fiqh Council of Senior Scholars, Iraq

Nikodemos

Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop, Syrian Church

Breen Tahsin

Yazidi Community, Iraq

09:00

Chairperson

Mario Giro

Community of Sant'Egidio, Italy


Contributions

Ahmed Abbadi

Muhammadiyyah Association for Scholars, Morocco

Paola Germano

Community of Sant’Egidio, Italy

Hermann Gröhe

Minister of Health, Germany

Venance Konan

Writer, Director of "Fraternité Matin", Côte-d'Ivoire

Jean Mbarga

Catholic Archbishop, Cameroun

Philippe Ouedraogo

Cardinal, Archbishop of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

09:00

Chairperson

Tarek Mitri

American University of Beyrouth, Lebanon


Contributions

Majed Hamzaoui

Free University of Belgium, Tunisia

Slaheddine Jourchi

Journalist and Human Rights activist, Tunisia

M'hamed Krichen

Journalist of Al-Jazeera, Tunisia

09:00

Chairperson


Contributions

Ulrich Heide

German AIDS Foundation, Germany

Jean Paul Messina

Catholic University of Central Africa, Cameroon

Jacques Pellet

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

09:00

Chairperson

Indunil J. Kodithuwakku

Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, Holy See


Contributions

Maria De Giorgi

Shinmeizan Centre for Interreligious Dialogue, Japan

Itsuki Hiraoka

Oomoto, Japan

Gensho Hozumi

Rinzai Zen Buddhism, Japan

Moriyasu Ito

Shinto, Meiji Jingu, Japan

Ryoko Nishioka

Advisor to the Patriarch of Tendai Buddhism, Japan

Mohinder Singh

Punjab Studies Sikh University, India

Din Syamsuddin

President of the Centre for Dialogue and Cooperation among Civilizations, Indonesia

09:00

Chairperson

Christoph Hegge

Catholic Bishop, Germany


Contributions

Frère Alois

Prior of the Community of Taizé, France

Chris Ferguson

World Communion of Reformed Churches, Canada

Walter Kasper

Cardinal, Holy See

Gerhard Ulrich

Bishop, Lutheran World Federation (LWF), Germany

Munib Younan

World Lutheran Federation

FORUM

10:00

YOUTH FORUM: Peace on the Way

Paths of Peace Instead of Violence

Contributions

José Alejandro Solalinde Guerra

Catholic Priest, Director of Hermanos en camino, Mexico

Angelika Wagner

Community of Sant’Egidio, Germany

Final

17:00

Prayer for Peace

in various locations, according to the different religious traditions

17:00

Final

18:30

Peace Procession

from the prayer locations, in procession towards Marktplatz

19:00

Closing Ceremony

Concluding Addresses and Testimonies

Contributions

Andrea Riccardi

Historian, Founder of the Community of Sant'Egidio

Butros Marayati

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Catholic Armenians

19:45