On Monday, February 23, 2015 an exhibition titled East Meets West: An Ecclesial Embrace began on the campus of Neumann University. The Exhibition commemorates the historic meeting between the Pope Paul VI and His All Holiness Patriarch Athenagoras, both of blessed memory, which occurred on January 5-6, 1964 in the Great City of Jerusalem.
This exhibition along with several lectures and presentations by renowned scholars hopefully endeavors to bring attention to the historical and spiritual significance of this first embrace.
The exhibition began Monday, February 23rd and will continue until Friday, April 24th, 2015 at the Neumann University Library 1 Neumann Drive Aston, PA 19014 and is free and open to the public.
In association with the event, on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 (Feast of the Annunciation) at 7 PM in the Neumann University Chapel a lecture will be given by Dr. Aristeides Papadakis, Professor Emeritus of Byzantine History at the University of Maryland, titled The “Schism” of 1054: Points of Reflection.