This means the search in one’s spirit for truth– and mainly love – for more roads, leading to reconciliation and mutual forgiveness, for the explanation of mistakes which have accumulated throughout history. Ecumenism expects and calls forth directly methanoya - internal spiritual conversion and penance. It becomes fruitful where there is humility and obedience.
Fr. Iwan Dacko, president of the Institute of the Ecumenical Studies
On February, 2 in the Ukrainian Catholic University, students of the program “Medical- psychological and social support for people with special needs" of the Institute of Ecumenical Studies” were awarded graduating certificates. This is already the third graduation of students on the certificate program.
The Institute of Ecumenical Studies in cooperation with the Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences of Lviv Polytechnic National University and the Department of Foreign Press and Information of the Ivan Franko Lviv National University, initiated the all-Ukrainian students’ conference “A Christian in the Public Sphere of Young Democracy” which took place in the Ukrainian Catholic University on November 14.
History has known religious leaders who are remarkable for their tireless missionary activity and monumental institution building. Some great churchmen have left a legacy of voluminous theological writings.
In France, Antoine Arjakovski published the book "Waiting for a Pan-Orthodox Council.” The texts included in this collection are lectures which the author read from 2004 to 2010 in various places. The collection comprises four chapters.