Catholic Church in Dialogue with Jews and Non-Catholic Christians: A View from Poland–a Lecture by Bishop Krzysztof Nitkiewicz
March 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Second Vatican Council ushered an era of the Catholic Church’s commitment to both ecumenism, and the dialogue and reconciliation with Jews. At Fordham University, 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 at the Pontifical Gregorian University, and served as the undersecretary of The Congregation for the Oriental Churches in Rome. He is currently the Bishop of the Diocese of Sandomierz in Poland, and serves as the Chair of the Committee of the Conference of Polish Bishops for the relations with the Polish Ecumenical Council, the President of the Council for Ecumenical Relations of the Conference of the Polish Bishops. As Bishop of Sandomierz he has been engaged in dialogue and reconciliation with Jews in Poland.
This is a joint event of Jewish Studies at Fordham and Fordham’s Orthodox Christian Studies Center.
Lecture will be at the O’Hare Room at the Walsh Family Library at the Rose Hill Campus of Fordham University in the Bronx.