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Evangelii Gaudum: A Conversation Series on the Catholic Church and the World (Discussion #1)



When:

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014, at 6:00 PM

Where:

Room 205

Event Description:

Villanova University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Falvey Memorial Library will be presenting a series of conversations inspired by Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium. Please join us for 3 discussions about the Church in the new era.On Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 6:00 p.m. in Room 205 of Falvey we will explore the theme "The worship of the ancient golden calf has returned" (Pope Francis, The Joy of the Gospel). We will talk about the idea that our socioeconomic system may be unjust and may promote a throw-away culture. We will also consider the idea that capitalism can be consistent with social justice. On Tuesday, Mar. 25 at 6:00 p.m. in Falvey’s Speakers’ Corner we will discuss ways in which "We can learn so much from one another" (Pope Francis, The Joy of the Gospel). How does Evangelii Gaudium envision peace in the world through interfaith understanding and conversation? What duties do we have towards each other in promoting this understanding? On Wednesday, Apr. 9 at 6:00 p.m. in Falvey’s Speakers’ Corner we will explore the theme "I prefer a Church which is bruised, hurting and dirty" (Pope Francis, The Joy of the Gospel). In this discussion, we will discuss what the roles of the Church are in the world today, what new paths it is forging and what it means for the Church to be poor and evangelical. Join us to explore these topics further.

This event, co-sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Falvey Memorial Library, is free and open to the public.

Upcoming Events:

 
Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 at 6:00 PM in Room 205
 
Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 6:00 PM in Room 204
 

 


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