Catholic
biblical
federation

International
BIBLICAL congress
rome, 2019

The Catholic Biblical Federation will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the Federation by organizing an International Biblical Congress in Rome from April 23-26, 2019. The Congress shall reflect upon the work and fruit of the Federation during  past 50 years, identify the challenges for Biblical pastoral ministry in the current ecclesial reality and outline its objectives and priorities for the coming years.

THEME:

THE BIBLE AND LIFE:
Biblical Inspiration of the Entire Pastoral Life and
Mission of the Church (VD 73)
Experiences and Challenges

Speakers

  • Card. Luis Antonio Tagle

    Philippines
  • Card. Kurt Koch

    Vatican
  • Fr. Jan J. Stefanów SVD

    Germany
  • Prof. Thomas P. Osborne

    Luxembourg
  • Fr. Fidel Oñoro

    Colombia
  • Prof. Núria Calduch-Benages

    Rome
  • Don Enzo Bianchi

    Italy
  • Prof. Maria Ko FMA

    Rome
  • Prof. Elsa Támez

    Mexico
  • Prof. Piotr Nawrot SVD

    Bolivia
  • Card. Gianfranco Ravasi

    Vatican
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Workshops

The workshops offered during the Congress will critically address the various aspects of the pastoral reality of the Church and will seek to identify, with the active help of the participants, the best practices and the most important challenges of each of the regions of the Catholic Biblical Federation.

Bible and family

Bible and youth

Bible and liturgy

Bible and catechesis

Bible and caritas

Bible and new technologies

See all congress workshops here

LOCATION

Ergife Palace Hotel

Our Congress is hosted by ERGIFE Palace Hotel. In all Rome, there is not a larger or more efficient meeting facilities centre

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Rome

We meet in Rome - the Center of Christianity, where 50 years ago the Catholic Biblical Federation was born.

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"The Federation seeks to promote and develop the Biblical Pastoral Ministry in such a way as to allow the Word of God as present in Sacred Scripture to become a dynamic source of inspiration for all areas of the life and mission of the Church in today’s world". (CBF Constitution, 9.1)

SPONSORS

This Congress is made possible with the help of our sponsors, whom we sincerely thank for their ongoing support. For more information about each sponsor, please click on their logo.

If you and your company would like to support the congress as sponsor, supporter or exhibitor, too, please contact the organizers.

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Contact


CBF General Secretariat
Erzabtei 4
86941 Sankt Ottilien
GERMANY
congress2019@c-b-f.org