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Pastoral Challenges to the Family

Thursday, February 26, 5:30 p.m.
Corcoran Commons, The Heights Room
Prof. Stephen Pope will speak about challenges related to marriage and family. Event details, Register

Duffy Lectures in Global Christianity: South America

Every Monday and Wednesday from February 9–25, 5:30 p.m.
Boston College, Chestnut Hill (Stokes Hall 461S)
The Boston College Theology Department welcomes Professor Maria Clara Luchetti Bingemer, professor of theology at the Pontifical Catholic University in Rio de Janeiro Brazil. Prof. Bingemer will give a series of lectures. Course and registration details

Islam for Catholics 101

Thursday, March 5, 5:30 p.m.
Corcoran Commons, Heights Room
The Boston College School of Theology and Ministry invites the theology department's visiting professor Natana DeLong-Bas. Prof. DeLong-Bas's discussion will include major themes in Islam as well as topics surrounding interfaith dialogue. Registration and event details

Center for Christian-Jewish Learning Conference

March 12–March 13
The Center for Christian-Jewish Learning is holding a conference entitled, "Righteous Among the Nations: A Conference Exploring the Spiritual & Ethical Witness of Holocaust Rescuers." Speakers include professors Ruth Langer (also the center's associate director), Stephen Pope, and Meghan Sweeney. conference details, center website

Engaging Particularities XIII

Thursday, March 26–Friday, March 27
Boston College, Chestnut Hill
Annual conference of the U.S. Jesuit Assistancy for Mission and Interreligious Dialogue and Boston College Comparative Theology. The special focus for this year is "Suffering and Mortality." Paper proposals are due January 16 (Call for Papers). See the Engaging Particularities website for more details.

Religion and the Roots of Climate Change Skepticism

Wednesday, April 8, 5:30–7 p.m.
McGuinn 121
The Boisi Center invites Prof. Katharine Hayhoe (Texas Tech University) to speak about her research on the social and political impacts of climate change. Our own professor of theological ethics, Stephen Pope, will respond. Event details

Summer History Course in Rome

June 22-July 20
This summer the Boston College Theology Department is offering a course entitled "Eternal Rome: Catholicism and Culture in Rome." In addition to visiting religious and cultural sites, students will also join Pope Francis at a papal audience and enjoy excursions to Florence, Siena, and Assisi. Email professors Boyd Taylor Coolman ( or Fr. Liam Bergin ( with questions. Course and registration details

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