Orientale Lumen Conference to open in Washington, DC June 20; broadcasts available on AFR

“Just minutes after they occur,” Ancient Faith Radio http://ancientfaith.com will broadcast lectures delivered at the 15th annual Orientale Lumen Conference at the Washington Retreat House here June 20-23, 2011.

The conference theme “Rome and the Communion of Churches: Bishop, Patriarch or Pope” will be discussed from the Orthodox Christian and Catholic perspectives by several noted speakers representing both traditions.

His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah and His Eminence, Metropolitan Kallistos [Ware] of Diokleia are slated to speak.  Archimandrite Robert Taft, SJ, of the Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome heads the list of Catholic lecturers.

Sponsored by Eastern Christian Publications and the Society of Saint John Chrysostom Western Region, the annual Orientale Lumen conferences provide a forum for Orthodox Christians and Roman and Eastern Rite Catholics to gather, discuss and learn about their respective traditions. Additional information is available at http://www.olconference.com/OL_FutCon_OL_XV.html.