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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

“What It Means to be Human: The Case for the Body in Public Bioethics”


Location: Virtual

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"What it Means to be Human: The Case for the Body in Public Bioethics" - a panel discussion on the new book by O. Carter Snead.

With: Mary Ann Glendon, Harvard Law School;  Ross Douthat, New York Times; Rod Dreher, The American Conservative; and O. Carter Snead, ND Law and director of the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture.

This virtual event is free and open to the public.

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Virtual Lecture: “John Paul II's Proposal for Europe: A Celebration of the Past or a Prophetic Invitation for the Future?” with Fr. Michał Paluch, Rector of the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas in Rome (Angelicum)


Location: Online

By Rob Croes (ANEFO) - This file has been extracted from another file: JohannesPaulusSimonis1985.jpg, CC BY 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=56479547
Pope John Paul II, the former Karol Wojtyła, in 1985. Source: Wikipedia

At the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Karol Wojtyła, the talk will remind the framework of the vision for Europe developed by John Paul II during his long pontificate. What has remained from his proposal after 15 years from his death? Is his proposal only a sign of his time or does it still contain its prophetic power today? We should look for the right answers analyzing the structural elements of his teaching which were transmitted by writings and gestures. It turns out that the core invitation of John Paul II's pontificate has its deeply European and universal dimension: we should live our identity as a strong identity but being committed to a process of conversion. Such a spiritual and intellectual project seems to keep its relevance today not only in Europe. 

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