Date today: 27.06.2019  |  Name days: Malvīne, Malvis

Ecumenism in Latvia

President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity visits Latvia

From 19 to 23 May 2013 President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity Cardinal Kurt Koch visited Latvia to get acquainted with the ecumenism traditions and practices in Latvia, to establish direct dialogue with the leaders of the most important traditional Christian denominations, and to discuss the cooperation issues between the state and the Church.

During his visit one of the most widely attended events was the Conference “Identity and Openness” at the University of Latvia where also took part the leader of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Latvia Jānis Vanags and the leader of the Orthodox Church in Latvia Aleksandrs.