Patrons in 2016: European
Cardinal Rainer
Maria Woelki
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Registration and Entrance Fee

Entrance is free, no preliminary registration required. We appreciate donations in any amount.

How to Find Us

The event will take place in Maternushaus, Kardinal-Frings-Str. 1-3, 50668 Köln. Details on how to get here are provided by Maternushaus.


Presentations will be held in German, English or other languages, depending on the speaker’s country of origin, and translations will be provided at least in German. Via headphones you can listen to the following presentations in other languages:

19:30 Flight and Freedom. The Role of Religion in the Question of Refugees in Germany Italian
10:30 Welcome Address Dutch
10:45 The Truth Will Set You Free Dutch
14:30 Free Action and Free Decision. Examples from Working Life Italian
17:00 Freedom and Identity. Social Perspectives English (original sound)
11:30 The Choice of Abraham and the Challenges of the Present Dutch
14:30 Freedom and Responsibility of the Person Italian

Food and Drinks

More details to follow.


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06 Nov 2016

The Rhine Meeting 2017 will show an exhibition of photos by Barbara Klemm.

05 Nov 2016

The editor of the reformed journal Ecclesia, Dr. Huib Klink, has confirmed his participation for 2017.

04 Nov 2016

The Presentations 2016 by Prof. Dr. Russell Ronald Reno and John Waters are online.

17 Oct 2016

Prof. Dr. Mouhanad Khorchide, director of the Centre for Islamic Theology at the University of Münster, has confirmed his participation for 2017.

02 Oct 2016

The catholic archbishop of Moscow, Dr. Paolo Pezzi, has confirmed his participation for 2017.