Alberto Mainardi

The Post Vatican Council II in Diplomatic Papers.

A case study: The autocephaly of the Orthodox Church of America (1965-1970) between cold war, diplomacy, ecumenical relations.

Historical and ecclesiological aspects.

Alberto Mainardi

XXXVIII cycle

Curriculum: Christianity

Tutor: Adriano Roccucci (Università degli studi di Roma Tre)

Based on extensive archival documentation, the research aims to reconstruct the historical dynamics and theological debate that led to the creation of the Orthodox Church of America, and to clarify some historical and ecclesiological aspects not yet sufficiently investigated in the literature.