The event has been planned by Rabbi Alan Shavit-Lonstein, a rabbi in residence with the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning at St. John’s and St. Thomas.
The much-discussed encyclical is expected to be released in June or July.
Cooper, who has reported from more than 60 countries, is the final speaker in this year’s Minnesota Public Radio News’ Broadcast Journalist Series.
The talk features marriage and family expert Dr. Kirsten Lind Seal of St. Mary’s University and is sponsored by St. Thomas’ Family Studies Program.
Her talk, titled “Journey of Hope," is sponsored by St. Thomas’ University Lectures Committee.
The native of East St. Louis, Illinois, grew up to become Sports Illustrated’s pick for “The Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th Century.”
She will give a public reading here April 24.
The new lecture series is sponsored by St. Thomas’ Family Studies Program.
Social Justice Advocate John Carr to Deliver Inaugural Lecture for Institute for Catholicism and Citizenship April 23
After serving more than 20 years with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the University of St. Thomas graduate now heads Georgetown’s Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life.
Chelsea Balthazar, a freshman international student from the Caribbean island of Dominica, will speak at this month's CultureLink Tea, April 13.
Victoria Barnett, from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, will speak in St. Paul on April 22.
Named for the Pakistani activist shot by the Taliban, the fund supports adolescent girls around the world who are denied access to an education.
Her talk, sponsored by many campus departments, is free and open to the public.
The late Seamus Heaney is recognized as Ireland’s pre-eminent modern poet.
Former NASA project manager John Mankins will describe a proposal for harvesting solar energy in outer space and beaming it to earth.
St. Thomas' Luann Dummer Center for Women is sponsoring her presentation, "Women and Native Struggles: Toward Ecological Transformation," which will be held 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, in O'Shaughnessy Education Center Auditorium.
Nine experts in the field of education, including one fifth grader and the Minnesota Teacher of the Year, delivered their six-minute talks on the topic of “Taking Action to Reimagine Education.”
The program was recorded at St. Thomas School of Law last week.
Cardinal Turkson Cancels Visit to Nov. 5-7 Faith and Farming Symposium to Work on Vatican’s Response to Ebola Crisis
The cardinal, a native of Ghana, was called on by Pope Francis to work on the crisis. The Nov. 5-7 symposium will continue as planned and a Vatican official will deliver Turkson’s prepared remarks.
Rabbi Amy Eilberg will present the series based on her new book, From Enemy to Friend.
Greene was a foreign correspondent in Moscow and is author of the just-published Midnight in Siberia.
Sociologist and Author Hans Joas to Discuss ‘Slavery and Torture in a Global Perspective’ in Nov. 6 Lecture
The lecture is one of a series presented by the Murphy Institute on what it means for humans to possess dignity.
The speaker, historian Irene Whelan, is associate professor of history and director of Irish studies at Manhattanville College.
Bradley Malkovsky teaches comparative religion at the University of Notre Dame. His talk is sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning.
Hurley is a co-author of The 9/11 Commission Report.