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Protectors

On recommendation of the Board of Directors and by decision of the Board of Trustees, the Archbishop of Vienna can appoint church dignitaries who have distinguished themselves by their service to the ecumenical movement and/or PRO ORIENTE as Protectors of the Foundation PRO ORIENTE (§ 11 of the statutes).

List of Protectors (by year of appointment)


- Catholicos Karekin II. (Nersissian), Catholicos of the Armenian Apostolic Church (2001)
- Patriarch Daniel (Ciobotea), Patriarch of the Romanian-Orthodox Church (2007)
- Cardinal Dr. Walter Kasper, former President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (2009)
- Patriarch Kyrill (Gundjajew), Patriarch of the Russian-Orthodox Church (2009)
- Patriarch Irinej (Gavrilović), Patriarch of the Serbian-Orthodox Church (2010)
- Pope Tawadros II., Coptic-Orthodox Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa (2013)
- Patriarch Cardinal Louis Raphaël I. Sako, Chaldean-Catholic Patriarch of Babylon (2013)
- Cardinal Dr. Kurt Koch, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (2013)
- Abbess em. M. Perpetua Hilgenberg OSB, Stift Nonnberg (2017)

Section: Vienna

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