From November 18-20, delegates of ACTS participated in the International Patristic Conference hosted by the Ss. Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Post-Graduate Studies in Moscow. The subject of the third international conference was “St. John Cassian and the Monastic Traditions of the Christian East and West.”
His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, rector of the school, opened the conference with his lecture. H.E. reminded the audience of the two previous conference dedicated to examining Isaac the Syrian and Simeon the New Theologian. The next conference will be dedicated to Ephrem the Syrian.
Theologians from Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, the United States and Russia participated in the conference from the schools related to the Coptic Orthodox, Russian Orthodox, Roman Catholic, Protestant churches. The papers presented at the conference will be published in Russian and English.