Vatican II Conference this week at the John Paul II Institute

January 10, 2012

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

8:30 Reception

Friday, Jan. 13

9:00-10:30 a.m. The Second Vatican Council and the Catholic Contribution to Metaphysics D.C. Schindler 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

12:30-2:00 Lunch

2:00-3:30 Holiness, World, and the Meaning of Work
Giorgio Buccellati
William Portier

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
Gerard Bradley

Moderator: John Garvey

11:00-12:30 Family and the Identity of the Person

David Crawford
Nicholas Healy

Moderator: Joseph Atkinson

12:30-2:00 Lunch

2:00-3:30 Vatican II, the Body, and Christian Universalism
Rev. José Granados, dcjm
Margaret McCarthy

Moderator: Rev. Paolo Prosperi, F.S.C.B.

4:00-5:30 God, the Church, and Scientific Intelligibility
Larry Chapp
Michael Hanby

Moderator: Andrew Sodergren

See conference page for details.