Representatives from the five families of the Assumption are attending a RIAD meeting in Rio de Janeiro from July 15 - 25, 2010. RIAD is the name given to International meetings of members of the Assumption family, where the focus is an aspect of Ecumenism or Inter-Religious dialogue. [RIAD stands for Rencontre Internationale de l'Assomption pour le Dialogue Interreligieux et Ecumenique]
The theme of this year's meeting is "Dialogue with the Evangelical Churches."
You can read daily updates of the meeting by going to the RIAD blog.
The five families of the Assumption are the: