Event: Let the Church Speak Out
Date: Saturday, 10-6-2012 at 9:00 AM to Saturday, 10-6-2012 at 3:30 PM
Details: "Let the Church Speak Out," a workshop featuring Marquette University professor Bryan Massingale will take place on the Eden campus on October 6, 2012. The Institute for Peace and Justice is holding the event from 9am to 3:30pm in the Wehrli Chapel at Eden.
The Reverend Massingale specializes in social ethics with a focus on Catholic Social Teaching, liberation theology, African American religious ethics and racial justice. His recent work applies Cahtolic social thought tot he issues of affirmative action, racial reconcilliation, environmental justice, HIV/AIDS stigma, racism post-Katrina and post-Obama, and the challenge of peacemaking in an age of terrorism.
Fr. Massingale has authored more than 60 articles, book chapters, and book reviews. He is a leader in U.S. Catholic theology and President of the Catholic Theological Society of America and Convener of the Black Catholic Theological Symposium. He is a noted lecturer and commentator on issues of social and racial justice, and has served as a consultant to the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops, providing theological assistance on issues such as criminal justice, capital punishment, environmental justice, and affirmative action. He has also been a theological consultant to the National Black Catholic Congress, Catholic Charities USA, the Catholic Health Association, and the National Catholic AIDS Network. In addition to being Associate Professor at Marquette University, Fr. Massingale is a professor in the Institute for Black Catholic Studies at Xavier University of Louisiana.
The event is open to the public. A $10 registration fee also covers a light breakfast and lunch. Register online at www.ipj-ppj.org or mail a check payable to the Institute for Peace and Justice to The Institute for Peace and Justice, 483 East Lockwood Ave., St. Louis, MO 63119.