WEBINAR – “Grace and Holiness: Catholics and Methodists in Dialogue, 2006-21” on 11 May 2021 at 18:00 Rome (+2 UTC)

The Revd Dr. David Chapman, Methodist co-chair of the Methodist-Roman Catholic International Commission, will lecture on the history of international Methodist-Catholic dialogue from 2006 to the present.

The webinar will take place on Tuesday, 11 May 2021 at 18:00 Rome (+2 UTC) via Zoom. The event will last 45 minutes and will be conducted in English.

A recording of the event will be posted on YouTube in the days following the webinar.

BIOGRAPHY – The Revd. Dr. David Chapman is the Methodist co-chair of the Methodist-Roman Catholic International Commission since 2011. He is a presbyter of the Methodist Church in Great Britain where he presently serves as Chair of the Bedfordshire, Essex and Hertfordshire District. He has a PhD in theology from the University of Cambridge and is a member of the British Methodist Faith and Order Committee and the World Methodist Council. He is the author of In search of the catholic spirit: Methodists and Roman Catholics in Dialogue and has contributed to numerous published volumes and journals on topics relating to Methodist theology and ecumenism.

ENCOUNTER – MEOR Director and Pacific Conference of Churches General Secretary Meet

The Rev. Matthew A. Laferty, director of the Methodist Ecumenical Office Rome, met online the Rev. James Bhagwan, general secretary of the Pacific Conference of Churches and pastor in the Methodist Church In Fiji and Rotuma, to discuss ecumenical cooperation in the Pacific region and the Conference’s programs in self-determination, gender-based justice, and climate change as well as share about MEOR and the international Methodist-Catholic dialogue.