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The Theological School of Halki: Past, Present & Future

The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral of New England Cultural Events Committee Presents a Panel Presentation on: The Theological School of Halki: Past, Present & Future

You are cordially invited to a panel discussion on "The Theological School of Halki: Past, Present & Future" at the Cathedral Center, 162 Goddard Avenue, Brookline, MA 02445 on March 31, 2011, at 7:00pm.

The program will consist of a multifaceted panel discussion on the history of the School, its significance – prospects and obstacles to its reopening, the position, actions and responsibility of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and at a broader scale, that of the United States.

The panelists are:

Mr. Christos Papoutsy, Historian, Philanthropist
Author: Ecumenical Patriarchate of Orthodox Christianity Under Siege
The Holy Theological School of Halki - Historical Review
Mr. George Rockas, Esquire
Wilson Else Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Chair, International Archons Religious Freedom Conference, Brussels
The Significance of Halki – Prospects & Obstacles to its Reopening
Mr. Nick Larigakis, President
American Hellenic Institute, Washington, D.C.
Halki – U.S. Position and Responsibility
The Honorable Bruce Tarr, State Senator
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Halki – The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Position & Actions
Professor Michalis Psalidopoulos
The C. Karamanlis Chair in Hellenic &
Southeastern European Studies, Tufts University
Halki – An Economist’s View
Moderator: Mrs. Mary Papoutsy

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