New World Pope: Francis & the Future of the Church

February 7-8, 2014
Chicago, Illinois

Organized by the Center for World Catholicism & Intercultural Theology (CWCIT)
of DePaul University

Leading up to the one-year anniversary of the election of the first pope from the global South, this conference reflects on the man himself & what his election means for the Church.

Conference Speakers:
~ Francesca Ambrogetti, Coauthor of "Pope Francis: His Life in His Own Words" *
~ Ann Astell, University of Notre Dame
~ Peter Bernardi, SJ, Loyola University Chicago
~ Maria Clara Bingemer, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
~ Emanuele Colombo, DePaul University
~ Allan Figuero Deck, SJ, Loyola Marymount University
~ Francis Cardinal George, OMI, Archbishop of Chicago
~ Barbara Reid, OP, Catholic Theological Union
~ Sergio Rubin, Coauthor of "Pope Francis: His Life in His Own Words"
~ Rabbi Abraham Skorka, Coauthor with Jorge Bergoglio of "On Heaven & Earth" *
~ Andrea Tornielli, Vatican journalist & author of "Francis: Pope of a New World"

*Participated live from Buenos Aires via video conferencing technology

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