Representing their Churches and Ecclesial Communities, fraternal delegates were invited, as is customary, to take part in the XV Synod of Bishops (3-28 October 2018). They addressed the Synodal Assembly with the following speeches:
As a sign of gratitude for their participation, on Thursday 11 October, Cardinal Kurt Koch, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, hosted a dinner attended also by some of the Council’s officials.
Present were: H.Em. Nikitas (Lulias); Rev. Father Alexey Maksimov (Rome, Moscow Patriarchate); H.E. Athanasius of Bogdania; H.G. Joel Waweru Mwangi, Bishop of Nairobi (Anglican Church in Kenya); Ms Julia Braband; Dr Marco Alfredo Fornerone; Rev. Martina Viktorie Kopecká; H.E. Brian Farrell (PCPCU Secretary); Msgr. Andrea Palmieri (PCPCU Under-Secretary); Rev. Father Hyacinthe Destivelle OP (Eastern Section PCPCU) and Rev. Avelino González (Western Section PCPCU).