Continuation of the dialogue between the Catholic Church
and the Communion of Protestant Churches in Europe
(19-21 April 2023, Paris, France)
From 19 to 21 April 2023 the third meeting of a dialogue between the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Christian Unity (DPCU) and the Communion of Protestant Churches in Europe (CPCE) took place in Paris. Under the leadership of Bishop Dr Bertram Meier (Augsburg) and CPCE President Dr John Bradbury (London), a commission of experts of the Catholic Church and of the Communion of the Protestant Churches in Europe are discussing the understanding of the church and church communion. 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 fourth meeting will take place in Augsburg in November 2023.
The delegation of the Communion of Protestant Churches in Europe consists of:
President Dr. John Bradbury, London (Head of Delegation)
Bishop Prof. Dr. Marcin Hintz, Sopot
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.