To the Deans, Directors, Presidents, Rectors,  of the Faculties and Departments of Theology and Religious Sciences

Dear Colleagues,

We are delighted to invite you to the forthcoming 2016 Regional Assembly of Europe of the CICT-COCTI, which will take place March 2-3, 2016, in Lviv (Ukraine), at the Ukrainian Catholic University, on the topic: "Unity in Diversity: Ecumenical Challenges for East and West".

 Programme of CICT-COCTI Meeting - Conferences of the RegionalAssembly of Europe

1.              Wednesday 2 March

Morning: arrival of participants to Lviv (the airport pick up provided for all the participants)

Afternoon: Tour of the campus of the Ukrainian Catholic University;

Presentation of our institutions;

City tour of Lviv

Evening: Dinner in a restaurant in Lviv

2.              Thursday 3 March

Morning: Conferences and workshops

Lunch at the Faculty of Theology dining hall

Afternoon: Conferences and workshops

Discussions about “Cultures of our Young Generations and Teaching Theology in our Institutions”.

After the Regional Assembly of Europe of the CICT-COCTI, on the 4th of March the Ukrainian section of the ESCT (European Society for Catholic Theology) will organise a symposium: “Churches in Peacebuilding: Ecumenical Engagement for Peace and Reconciliation”.

Programme of the ESCT Symposium

3.              Friday 4 March

Keynote speakers from Ukraine, Austria, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, USA.

The main sessions of the symposium consist of:

— War and Peace: international perspectives on peace-building and reconciliation

— Theological and Spiritual Resources for a Culture of Peace: Purification of memories

— Christian Churches contributing to a culture of Peace and Ecumenism

— Identity, Otherness and Reconciliation: Political/Public Theology

 You are very welcome !

Practical information


The Regional Assembly meetings will be held at the Faculty of Theology,

Ukrainian Catholic University: 35-A Khutorivka Street, Lviv, UKRAINE

Transport :

Lviv Airport: The airport you should book flights is LWO. This is the only airport in the city :

There are connections with Munich, Vienna, Warsaw, Kyiv.

Trains and buses: There are connections with Warsaw, Krakow, Budapest.

No visas for the EU passport holders required

Accommodation :  

University hotel rooms

Please register online at:


More information

on Lviv, Ukraine:


on the Ukrainian Catholic University:

For additional information, you can write to us at the following address:


Best regards,


Rоmаn  Zavіyskyу

Delegate for Europe of CICT-COCTI


Thierry-Marie Courau

President of CICT-COCTI