The Holy Mount Athos – the Unique Spiritual and Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Belgrade, Serbia, June 23-25, 2013

On June 23-25, 2013 Belgrade hosted International Conference “The Holy Mount Athos – the Unique Spiritual and Cultural Heritage of Humanity” that gathered more than 100 participants from different countries.

The Conference was organized with participation of the Society of the Mount Athos Friends in Serbia, Friends of Mount Athos international societies and under the auspices of the World Public Forum “Dialogue of Civilizations.”

The event was aimed to draw the attention of the European and international society to the uniqueness of the Holy Mount Athos and continued the debates and discussions started at the first Conferences in Salzburg (2011) and Weimar (2012) concerning the necessity to preserve the spiritual and cultural particularities of this sacred place.

Proceedings included two plenary sessions and three roundtables with discussion of the following themes: “Askesis, Theology, Modernity”, “Askesis and Ecology” and “The Holy Mount Athos and the unity of Eastern Christian World.”

Closing plenary meeting resulted in issuing an Appeal of the International Athonite Conference Participants.

Click here to read the text of the Appeal in English
Click here to read the text of the Appeal in Russian

Serbian Media on the Conference:

http://www.tanjug.rs/novosti/91246/patrijarh-irinej-otvorio-konferenciju-o-svetoj-gori.htm

http://www.rts.rs/page/stories/ci/story/124/%D0%94%D1%80%D1%83%D1%88%D1%82%D0%B2%D0%BE/1348024/%D0%9E%D1%82%D0%B2%D0%BE%D1%80%D0%B5%D0%BD%D0%B0+%D0%BA%D0%BE%D0%BD%D1%84%D0%B5%D1%80%D0%B5%D0%BD%D1%86%D0%B8%D1%98%D0%B0+%D0%BE+%D0%A1%D0%B2%D0%B5%D1%82%D0%BE%D1%98+%D0%93%D0%BE%D1%80%D0%B8.html

http://www.mitropolija.com/iguman-hilandara-na-skupu-o-svetoj-gori-u-beogradu/

http://radiosvetigora.wordpress.com/2013/06/26/%D0%B8%D0%B3%D1%83%D0%BC%D0%B0%D0%BD-%D1%85%D0%B8%D0%BB%D0%B0%D0%BD%D0%B4%D0%B0%D1%80%D0%B0-%D0%BD%D0%B0-%D1%81%D0%BA%D1%83%D0%BF%D1%83-%D0%BE-%D1%81%D0%B2%D0%B5%D1%82%D0%BE%D1%98-%D0%B3%D0%BE%D1%80/

http://vijesti.in.rs/region/beograd-patrijarh-irinej-otvorio-skup

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