A number of Communio authors and editors will participate in the conference, “‘Keeping the World Awake to God’: The Challenge of Vatican II” at the John Paul II Institute at the Catholic University of America starting Thursday evening of this week (Jan. 12-14). Communio is a co-sponsor of the conference. For conference and registration information please see the John Paul II Institute page.
Thursday, Jan. 12
7:00 p.m. Carl Anderson, Opening Remarks
7:15-8:30 Francis Cardinal George: The Significance of Vatican II
Friday, Jan. 13
9:00-10:30 a.m. The Second Vatican Council and the Catholic Contribution to Metaphysics
Adrian J. Walker
Moderator: Michael Gorman
11:00-12:30 The Catholicity of the Council
Rev. Roch Kereszty, O.Cist.
Rev. Antonio López, F.S.C.B.
Moderator: Chad Pecknold
2:00-3:30 Holiness, World, and the Meaning of Work
Moderator: Rodney Howsare
4:00-5:30 John Paul II’s Reading of Vatican II
Rev. Jaroslaw Kupczak, O.P.
Moderator: David L. Schindler
Saturday, Jan. 14
9:00-10:30 a.m. Religious Freedom and American Culture
David L. Schindler
Moderator: John Garvey
11:00-12:30 Family and the Identity of the Person
Moderator: Joseph Atkinson
2:00-3:30 Vatican II, the Body, and Christian Universalism
Rev. José Granados, dcjm
Moderator: Rev. Paolo Prosperi, F.S.C.B.
4:00-5:30 God, the Church, and Scientific Intelligibility
Moderator: Andrew Sodergren