Archbishop Ian Ernest was invited by the Dicastery for Promoting Christian Unity to participate at the Press Conference following the announcement of Pope Francis about the initiative led by the Taizé Community, inviting young Christians from different Churches to participate in a vigil on the eve of the Opening of the Synod of the Roman Catholic Church on St Peter's Square on the 30th of September 2023.  This conference was led by His Eminence Cardinal Jean Claude Hollerich, S. J., and the participants were: Brother Alois, Prior of the Taizé Community! His Eminence Khajag Barsamian, Representative of the Armenian Apostolic Church to the Holy See and Pastor Christian Krieger, President of the Conference of the European Churches and the Federation of Protestant Churches in France.

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