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Calendrical Labyrinth and Paschal Envisioning: Ecumenical Perspectives on the Thorny Path towards a Common Easter Date

In June 2021 Prof. Dr. Basilius J. Groen gave a guest-lecture on "Ecumenical Perspectives on the Thorny Path towards a Common Easter Date" for the Graz section of the ecumenical Pro Oriente Foundation in partnership with the Theological Faculty of the University of Graz(PRO ORIENTE YouTube-Kanal (
In his paper attached, you will find a fully revised, updated and augmented version of an earlier booklet, published in 2013 on the same topic.

Calendrical Labyrinth and Paschal Envisioning (Medien – Dokumente)

    The PRO ORIENTE Foundation was initiated by (the then Archbishop of Vienna,) Cardinal Franz König in Vienna on 4 November 1964 while the Second Vatican Council was still in progress. Ever since then, PRO ORIENTE has worked to overcome the schism between the Roman Catholic Church and the Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox Churches at a scientific level and by means of “travelling diplomacy”.

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