Religion and Society in times of COVID-19
International Workshop 2020. Justice & Peace Europe
Webinar 1: Perspectives for the Conference on the Future of Europe in times of Covid-19
Saturday, 10 October, 10.00 - 12.00
EU Member States, Parliament and Commission have still to find a final agreement on the concrete organization but the Conference on the Future of Europe should start in autumn. On the agenda: environmental sustainability, societal challenges (including public health), digital transformation, fundamental values, the international role of the European Union. A discussion with:
- Herman van Rompuy, former President of the European Council
- Damien Boeselager, MEP Germany
- Paulo Rangel, MEP Portugal
Moderators: Stefan Lunte, secretary general of Justice and Peace Europe, and Jedrzej Bielicki, journalist for International and EU affairs at Rzeczpospolita from Warsaw.
Webinar 2: Challenges to dialogue in religion and society
Saturday, 10 October, 16.30 - 18.00
Reinventing democratic dialogue in the age of social media - an exchange with Alexander Filipovic, professor for Media Ethics at the Munich School for Philosophie.
Ways forward for Christian-Muslim dialogue in times of epidemics - an exchange with Youssef El Hage, professor for physics University NDU Louaize, Lebanon.
Webinar 3:Reflections from Justice and Peace in times of COVID-19
Sunday, 11 October, 16.30 - 18.00
Annual Justice and Peace Europe Lecture
Flaminia Giovanelli, former under-secretary of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development.
Evening prayer with a meditation on the new encyclical letter "All Brothers"
with Noel Treanor, bishop of Down and Connor and president of Justice and Peace Europe.