16th ONGOING FORMATION COURSE ON ECUMENICAL AND INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE
IN THE FRANCISCAN MISSION

Program 2022

Sunday, 16 October 2022

Arrivals and reception


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Monday, 17 October 2022

DIALOGUE: A WAY OF LIFE

07.30 Morning Prayer/ Mass/ Breakfast

09.30 PRESENTATION:

  • A word of welcome and introduction to the Franciscan International community in Turkey (P. Eleuthere Makuta, OFM).

  • Introduction of Participants

  • Program: Objectives and Methodology
    (
    P. Felianus Dogon, OFM)

10.30 Break

11.00 Sharing in groups (introducing themselves, the experience of ecumenical and interreligious dialogue, expressing their expectation of the formation course)

12.30 Lunch


FOUNDATION OF INTER-RELIGIOUS DIALOGUE


15.30 BIBLICAL FOUNDATIONS OF INTER-RELIGIOUS DIALOGUE
(P. Claudio Monge, OP)

16.30 Break

17.00 THE CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS IMPORTANCE OF TURKEY
(P. Adrian Eugenio Loza, OFM)

18.00 Dialogue with speakers

19.30 Vespers/ Dinner

20.30 Recreation


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Tuesday, 18 October 2022

FOUNDATIONS OF INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE

07.30 Morning Prayer/ Mass/ Breakfast

09.30 ANTHROPOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF DIALOGUE
(P. George Misange, OFM)

10.15 Dialogue with speakers

10.30 Break

11.00 VISIT TO HIS HOLINESS BARTHOLOMEW, THE PATRIARCH OF CONSTANTINOPLE

13.00 Lunch

16.30 POPE FRANCIS AND THE INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE TODAY
(P. Michael Calabria, OFM)

18.00 Dialogue with the speaker

19.30 Vespers/ Dinner


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Wednesday, 19 October 2022

REALITY OF THE DIALOGUE

07.30 Morning Prayer/ Mass/ Breakfast

09.30 CHRISTIAN – ISLAMIC DIALOGUE: CHRISTIAN PROSPECTIVE
(P. Antonius Duma, OFM)

10.15 Break

10.45 ISLAMIC – CHRISTIAN DIALOGUE: ISLAMIC PROSPECTIVE
(Prof. Kenan Gürsoy)

11.30 Dialogue with speakers

12.30 Lunch

15.00 TESTIMONY OF THE IMAM OF THE MOSQUE OF KEMERALTI, SMYRNA (Imam Cahit Sağlam)

15.45 Break

16.15 DIALOGUE WITH THE SECULAR SOCIETY
(P. Dariusz Mazurek, OFMConv)

16.45 FRANCISCANS IN DIALOGUE
(
P. Michael Perry, OFM)

17.30 Dialogue with the speakers

19.30 Vespers/ Dinner


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Thursday, 20 October 2022

THE CHALLENGES AND THE FUTURE

OF INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE


07.30 Morning Prayer/ Mass/ Breakfast

09.30 DIALOGUE WITH CULTURE: A CHALLENGE OF INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE (P. Pascal Robert, OFM)

10.15 Break

10.45 SAINT FRANCIS AND THE SULTAN: THE CHALLENGES OF INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE TODAY (P. Gwenole Jeusset, OFM)

11.30 Dialogue with speakers

12.30 Lunch

15.30 TESTIMONY OF LIFE: ASIA

16.15 Break

16.45 TESTIMONY OF LIFE: AFRICA

17.30 TESTIMONY OF LIFE: EUROPE

19.00 Holy Mass celebrated by mons. Massimiliano Palinuro,
Apostolic Vicar of Istanbul

19.30 Vespers/ Dinner


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Friday, 21 October 2022

A LOOK TO THE FUTURE

07.30 Morning Prayer/ Mass/ Breakfast

09.30 SUFISM IN ISLAM
(P. Alberto Ambrosio, OP)

10.15 Break

10.45 SUFISM AND INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE
(P. Alberto Ambrosio, OP)

11.30 Dialogue with speakers

12.30 Lunch

15.00 Free afternoon

19.00 Interreligious prayer with our brothers Dervishes directed
by sheikh Nail Dede Kesova

20.30 Dinner


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Saturday, 22 October 2022

SIGNIFICATION OF ECUMENICAL DIALOGUE

07.30 Morning Prayer/ Mass/ Breakfast

09.30 THE SPIRIT OF ECUMENIC DIALOGUE
(P. Apollinaire Bahinde, OFM)

10.15 Break

10.45 ORIENTAL CATHOLIC CHURCHES: ECCLESIOLOGY AND CANONICITY
(
S.E. Dimitrios Salachas)

11.30 Dialogue with speakers

12.30 Lunch

15.30 IN DIALOGUE FOR GROWING
(Prof.
Roberto Astuto)

19.30 Vespers/ Dinner

20.30 TESTIMONY OF THE FOCOLARI MOVEMENT


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Sunday, 23 October 2022

EFFORTS FOR ECUMENICAL DIALOGUE

07.30 Breakfast and departure for the Princes-Heybeliada Islands

11.00 SYNODALITY AND PRIMATE IN THE CATHOLIC-ORTHODOX DIALOGUE (S.E. Dimitrios Salachas)

11.40 Dialogue with speakers

12.15 Holy Mass

13.00 Lunch and departure for Büyükada

16.00 Visit to St. Pacificus Church and the island

19.30 Dinner at the Franciscan Missionaries of the Sacred Heart Sisters’ house

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Monday, 24 October 2022

DIALOGUE AND ENCOUNTER

07.30 Morning Prayer/ Mass/ Breakfast

09.30 DIALOGUE WITH THE ARMENIAN CHURCH (Representative of the Armenian Church)

10.15 Break

10.45 DIALOGUE WITH THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH (Representative of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate)

11.30 Dialogue with the speakers

12.30 Lunch

15.00 Visit of Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya-i Kebir Camii)

19.30 Vespers/ Dinner


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Tuesday, 25 October 2022

ENCOUNTER AND DIALOGUE

07.30 Morning Prayer/ Mass/ Breakfast

09.30 DIALOGUE WITH THE CHURCHES OF THE REFORM (Representative of the Reformation Churches)

10.15 Break

10.45 INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE AND FRANCISCANS TODAY (Representative of the Commission for Interreligious Dialogue of the OFM)

11.30 Dialogue with the speakers

12.30 Lunch

15.00 Evaluation of the course

16.00 Break

16.30 Preparation for the pilgrimage

19.00 Dinner

20.00 Ecumenical Prayer of Taizé


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Wednesday, 26 October 2022 – Saturday, 29 October 2022


PILGRIMAGE

Sunday 30 October 2022


Departures

SPEAKERS


  • Eleuthère Makuta, OFM, Guardiano della Fraternità Francescana Internazionale di Turchia

  • Michael Perry, OFM, L’ex Ministro generale OFM

  • Mons. Massimiliano Palinuro, Apostolic Vicar of Istanbul

  • Dimitrios Salachas, Esarca Apostolico Emerito per i Cattolici di Rito Bizantino in Grecia

  • Apollinaire Bahinde, OFM, Membro della Fraternità Francescana Internazionale di S. Maria Draperis, Istanbul

  • Pascal Robert, OFM, Membro della Fraternità Francescana Internazionale di Bornova, Smirne

  • Antonius Duma, OFM, Membro della Fraternità Francescana Internazionale di S. Maria Draperis, Istanbul

  • Gwenole Jeusset, OFM, Membro della Fraternità Francescana Internazionale di S. Maria Draperis, Istanbul

  • Alberto Ambrosio, OP, Professore di Teologia e Storia delle Religioni alla Luxembourg School of Religion and Society

  • Michael Calabria, OFM, Direttore del Centro di Studi Arabi e Islamici dell'Università di San Bonaventura in Allegany New York; Assistente generale per il dialogo con l'Islam per l'Ordine dei Frati Minori

  • Prof. Kenan Gürsoy, Professore di Filosofia all'Università Galatasaray ed Ex-Ambasciatore Turco Presso la Santa Sede

  • George Misange, OFM, Membro della Fraternità Francescana Internazionale di S. Maria Draperis, Istanbul

  • Adrian Eugenio Loza, OFM, Membro della Fraternità Francescana Internazionale di Bornova, Smirne

  • Claudio Monge, OP, Responsabile del Centro Culturale Domenicano di Istanbul (DOSTI) e consultore per il Consiglio Pontificio per il Dialogo Interreligioso

  • Felianus Dogon, OFM, Membro della Fraternità Francescana Internazionale di S. Maria Draperis, Istanbul

  • Nail Dede Kesova (Al Sheikh ul Mevlevi) Uluslararası Mevlâna Vakfı - Fondazione Internazionale Mevlana

  • Imam Cahit Sağlam, Imam della moschea di Kemeraltı, Smirne

  • Dariusz Mazurek, OFMConv, Segretario Generale dello SGAM (Segretario Generale per l'Animazione Missionaria)

  • Roberto Astuto, PhD esperto di dialogo interculturale, Liceo “E.Majorana” Latina


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