Work

Main areas of work

Education of church leadership on a national and inter-Orthodox level. The aim is to foster a deeper understanding of the issues faced by modern society in order to deal with them more effectively.

Parish renewal: Awakening and strengthening of the parish conscience and life

Women in the church and society: Support for women’s associations within the Holy Metropolis of Kissamos and Selinon and general encouragement of women to actively participate in church and society

Education: National and international conferences. Education of teachers and parents

Science-Faith-Life: International scientific conferences, especially in the fields of: theology and science, medicine, biology/genetics, bio-medicine, bio-technology, bio-ethics, physics-astronomy, etc.

Development-quality of life-alternative tourism: Re-training of farmers and agronomists: a special program for the study of tourism and ideas for alternative tourism in cooperation with the relevant bodies. Orthodoxy and ideologies-dialogue among political parties

’KSENOS IMIN...’: Foreigners in Greece, problems and perspectives

Orthodoxy and the Ecumenical Movement: Contribution to the promotion of the inter-church ministry of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and the relevant decisions adopted on an Orthodoxy-wide level. Hosting of official theological dialogues, in cooperation with the World Council of Churches (WCC), the Council of European Churches (CEC), as well as the Association of Christian Academies in Europe

Dialogue between religions and cultures: Conferences on related subjects.