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The Catholic Church in Dialogue with Jews and Non-Catholic Christians: A View from Poland

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<November 2017>


The Catholic Church in Dialogue with Jews and Non-Catholic Christians: A View from Poland
A Lecture by Bishop Krzysztof Nitkiewicz

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 | 6 p.m.
Rose Hill Campus

This event has been moved from October 24, 2017, to March 6, 2018.

The Second Vatican Council ushered the Catholic Church into an era of commitment to both ecumenism and dialogue and reconciliation with Jews. In this lecture, Bishop Krzysztof Nitkiewicz of Sandomierz, Poland, will discuss the achievements and challenges in the Catholic Church's dialogue with Jews and non-Catholic Christians in Poland.

Bishop Krzysztof Nitkiewicz received a doctorate in canon law from the Pontifical Gregorian University. He then served as the undersecretary of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches in Rome. He is currently the bishop of the Diocese of Sandomierz, and he serves as the chair of the Committee of the Conference of Polish Bishops for the relations with the Polish Ecumenical Council and the president of the Council for Ecumenical Relations of the Conference of the Polish Bishops. As the bishop of Sandomierz he has been engaged in dialogue and reconciliation with Jews in Poland.

This is a joint event by Fordham's Jewish Studies program and Orthodox Christian Studies Center.

For more information, contact Magda Teter at 347-364-3472 or


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