Continuation of the dialogue between the Communion of Protestant Churches in Europe
and the Catholic Church
3 and 4 November 2022, Augsburg (Germany)
On 3 and 4 November 2022 the second meeting of a dialogue between the Communion of Protestant Churches in Europe (CPCE) and the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Christian Unity (DPCU) took place in Augsburg. Under the leadership of Bishop Dr Bertram Meier (Augsburg) and CPCE President Dr John Bradbury (London), a Protestant-Catholic commission of experts discussed possible common ground in the understanding of the church. The aim of the dialogue, agreed between CPCE and the DPCU in autumn 2018, is a common word on the unity, holiness, catholicity and apostolicity of the church.
The third meeting will take place in Paris in April 2023.
The delegation of the Communion of Protestant Churches in Europe consists of:
Dr. John Bradbury, London (Head of Delegation)
Prof. Dr. Fréderic Chavel, Paris
Prof. Dr. Paul Nimmo, Aberdeen
Prof. Dr. Friederike Nüssel, Munich/ Heidelberg
Delegation secretary: Prof. Dr. Thomas-Andreas Põder, Tallinn/Vienna.
The delegation of the Dicastery for Promoting Christian Unity consists of:
Bishop Dr. Bertram Meier, Augsburg (Head of Delegation)
Prof. Dr. Barbara Hallensleben, Fribourg
Privatdozent Dr. Liborius Olaf Lumma, Innsbruck
Prof. Dr. Aimable Musoni SDB, Rome
Delegation secretary: Father Dr. Augustinus Sander OSB, Vatican City.