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The European legacy of Saint John Paul II. Lessons in hope

Education and Culture
Date: Tuesday, 16 October 2018 12:00 - 17:00

Venue: Permanent Representation of Poland to the EU & John-Paul II Foundation

The Permanent Representation of Poland to the European Union in partnership with the John Paul II Foundation in Belgium are organizing an international conference entitled "The European legacy of Saint John Paul II. Lessons in hope".

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

12h00 – 13h20

Registration and light lunch

13h20 – 13h25

Welcome by

HE Andrzej Sadoś, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Poland to the EU and

Father Krzysztof Wieliczko, OSPPE, Secretary General of the John-Paul II Foundation in Rome

13h25 – 14h00

Keynote Speech by George Weigel

Distinguished Senior Fellow and William E. Simon Chair in Catholic Studies, Ethics and Public Policy Center

14h00 – 15h15

Panel 1: Political and social legacy of Pope John Paul II in Europe

Speakers:

  • HE Archduke Eduard Habsburg Lotharingen (HU)

  • Tobias Teusscher (DE)

  • Father Eric de Beukelaer (BE)

Moderator: Bernard Margueritte (FR/PL)

15h15 – 15h45

Coffee break

15.45 – 17h00

Panel 2: Spiritual legacy of Pope John Paul II in Europe

Speakers:

  • Constance du Bus (BE)

  • Christiaan Alting von Geusau (NL)

  • Karol Tarnowski (PL)

Moderator: Father Olivier Poquillon OP (FR)

 

ADDITIONAL EVENTS

18h30-19h30

Mass in the Cathedral presided by

HE Archbishop Alain Lebeaupin, Papal Nuncio to the E.U.

20h00 – 22h00

Concert – Choir and orchestra from the Music Academy in Lublin (PL)

 

 

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  • Tuesday, 16 October 2018 12:00 - 17:00

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