Vatican II After Fifty Years: Dialogue and Catholic Identity

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Conference Agenda - Friday, October 12, 2012

Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center

(8:15 a.m. Liturgy available in Dahlgren Chapel)

9:00 a.m. "Catholic and Irrevocably Ecumenical"
Catherine Clifford
Vice Dean & Associate Professor, Faculty of Theology
St. Paul University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Daniel A. Madigan, S.J., Moderator
Department of Theology

10:15 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. "Discovering Catholic Identity through Encounter with People of Other Religions"
Archbishop Michael L. Fitzgerald, M.Afr.
Apostolic Nuncio to Egypt and Delegate to the League of Arab States
Past President, Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue

12:00 p.m. Lunch Break

1:45 p.m. "Vatican II and the Synagogue's Continuing Importance to the Church"
Elena Procario-Foley
Brother John G. Driscoll Professor of Jewish-Catholic Studies
Chair, Department of Religious Studies
Iona College, New Rochelle, NY

John C. Haughey, S.J., Moderator
Woodstock Theological Center

3:00 p.m. Break

3:15 p.m. "The Battle over Gaudium et Spes -- Dialogue with the Modern World"
Massimo Faggioli
Department of Theology, University of St. Thomas
St. Paul, Minnesota

4:30 p.m. Break

4:45 p.m. Panel:
Georgetown University and the Continuing Implementation of Vatican II
Rev. Dennis McManus, Moderator
Visiting Associate Professor, Program for Jewish Civilization
Georgetown University

Carol Lancaster, Dean
School of Foreign Service
Georgetown University

Kevin F. O'Brien, S.J.
Vice President for Mission and Ministry
Georgetown University

Anthony Clark Arend
Department of Government
Georgetown University

Rabbi Harold S. White
Jewish Chaplain Emeritus
Senior Advisor, Program for Jewish Civilization
Georgetown University

Jerusha Lamptey
Graduate, Doctoral Program in Theology and Religious Studies
Assistant Professor, Union Theological Seminary
New York, New York

Otto H. Hentz, S.J.,
Department of Theology
Georgetown University

6:00 p.m. Concluding Remarks
John Borelli
Special Assistant to the President
Georgetown University

Friday, October 12, 2012

Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center
3800 Reservoir Road., N.W., Washington

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