FEAMC symposium: Interreligious dialogue in Medicine

Friday 28 April 2023, 18:00 h.
Sunday 30 April 2023, 12:00 h.

FEAMC will hold a symposium on interreligious dialogue and interreligious collaboration in medicine in Tirana, Albania in cooperation with the H.E. Msgr. Simon Kulli, delegate bishop for Health of Albania.


Friday April 28th, 2023
Arrivals – Foresteria, Our Lady of the Good Council University, Rruga Dritan Hoxha, Tirana 1000, Albania
18.00 h.FEAMC meeting Executive comittee and delegates of European associations
Aula 2, Catholic University Our Lady of the Good Council
Saturday April 29th, 2023, Aula Magna of the Catholic Hospital of Tirana
8.30 hHoly Mass – Chapel of Catholic Hospital Our Lady of the Good Council
9.00 hBreakfast – Participants staying in the Foresteria
10.00 hIntroduction to the works
Dr. Vincenzo Defilippis, FEAMC president
10.15 hIntroduction to the works
H.E. Msgr. Simon Kulli, delegate bishop for Health of Albania
10.25 hFaith and Medicine: relationships, contaminations, perspectives.
Msgr. Renzo Pegoraro, chancellor of the Pontifical Academy for Life
11.30 hCoffee break
11.45 hComparing doctors
Round table with Catholic doctors (prof. Frans van Ittersum, FEAMC secretary-general), Orthodox, Muslims
12.45 hPossible common paths of service to Human Life
Prof. Jozef Glasa, first vice-president FEAMC
13.45 hClosing of the Conference
13.50 hLunch
15.30 hVisit to the Nuncio Luigi Bottazzi – selected participants
Other congress participants visit the city of Tirana
17.00 hVisit to the Madonna del Buon Consiglio Hospital
18.00 h –
19.30 h
Meeting of Young Doctors on “Being Catholic doctors in today’s and tomorrow’s Europe”
Dr. Vincenzo Defilippis and Prof.dr Frans J. van Ittersum
20.00 hSocial dinner
Sunday April 30th, 2023, Cathedral of Tirana
8.00 hBreakfast – Participants staying in the Foresteria
Checkout before departure to the cathedral
10.00 hHoly Mass in the Cathedral of Tirana
Greetings to H.E. Archbishop Arjan

Costs including a two night stay, meals and symposium € 250,– per person; accompanying spouses € 250,– as well.
Costs without bedroom € 150,–.
Payment cash to the FEAMC treasurer during the stay in Tirana.