"Human and Natural Ecology: Anticipating Pope Francis' New Encyclical on the Environment"

On Wednesday, June 3, 2015, John L. Allen, Jr. will be presenting "On Human and Natural Ecology: Anticipating Pope Francis’ New Encyclical on the Environment."

Date & Time:

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM


Woulfe Alumni Hall, Anderson Student Center, University of St. Thomas

John L. Allen Jr. is associate editor at the Boston Globe covering the Vatican and the Church through its new Catholic division, Crux. He also serves as senior Vatican analyst for CNN, and was for 16 years a correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter. He’s the author of nine books on the Vatican and Catholic affairs, and is also a popular speaker on Catholic affairs both in the United States and internationally. Veteran religion writer Kenneth Woodward of Newsweek described Allen as “the journalist other reporters – and not a few cardinals – look to for the inside story on how all the pope’s men direct the world’s largest church.”

This event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the USCCB, the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity Center for Theological Formation, and the Center for Catholic Studies at the University of St. Thomas.

For more information, please contact Maureen Huss at huss1887@stthomas.edu or (651) 962-5700


All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.