May 8 Pennsylvania Symposium on Ecumenical Patriarchate’s Religious Freedom Crisis

May 5, 2010  []

[Pennsylvania, Archons.org] — The Order of Saint Andrew’s Greater Delaware Valley region will be hosting a symposium entitled, “The Great Schism and the Current Dialogue of Love and Truth” at St. Luke Greek Orthodox Church in Broomall, PA on May 8, 2010.

Dr. George E. Demacopoulos, Associate Professor of Historical Theology and Co-Founding Director of the Orthodox Christian Studies Program at Fordham University, will be the main speaker and will offer insight on the historical and theological origins of the schism as well as a survey of some recent scholarly reappraisals of the East/West divide. Dr. Demacopoulos will also detail the recent developments in the Orthodox/Catholic dialogue.

An afternoon session will feature the National Commander Anthony J. Limberakis, MD who will offer a presentation highlighting the history of the religious freedom persecutions of the Ecumenical Patriarchate with recent news and developments pursued by Archons with leaders in Washington, Madrid, Venice, Athens, Brussels, and Strasbourg. The Symposium will conclude with remarks of His Eminence Metropolitan Evangelos of New Jersey.

The symposium is open to all Archons, their spouses, and other faithful Orthodox members interested in the religious freedom pursuit for the Ecumenical Patriarchate.

A detailed itinerary can be found below and further questions for information can be directed to Dr. Cary Limberakis at 215-643-3347 or cjldmd@verizon.net.

The Great Schism and The Current Dialogue of Truth and Love
Saturday, May 8, 2010

9:00 am Divine Liturgy commemorating St. John the Theologian, Apostle and Evangelist

10:00 am Light Breakfast

10:30 am The Great Schism

Guest Speaker: George E. Demacopoulos, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Historical Theology
Co-Founding Director, Orthodox Christian Studies Program
Fordham University, Bronx, NY

12:00 pm Buffet Luncheon

12:45 pm The Current dialogue of truth and love

3:00 pm The Order of Saint Andrew Religious Freedom Initiative

Guest Speaker: Anthony J. Limberakis, M.D.
National Commander, Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle
Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate

4:00 pm Response

His Eminence Metropolitan Evangelos of New Jersey
Greek Orthodox Metropolis of New Jersey

Place:
St. Luke Greek Orthodox Church
Education & Cultural Center
35 N. Malin Road
Broomall, PA 19008

Cost: Free. Donations may be made to the Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle

Presented by:
Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle
Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate
Greater Delaware Valley

RSVP to Dr. Cary Limberakis 215-643-3347 or cjldmd@verizon.net

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