You're Invited: Rabbi Polish to deliver 2016 John Courtney Murray, S.J., Lecture

As the conversation around matters of faith and public life continues to grow, both domestically and internationally, America Media is proud to announce this year's John Courtney Murray, S.J., lecture. In the lecture “Nostra Aetate: A Lever That Moved the World,” Rabbi Daniel Polish will discuss the progress made in ecumenical and interfaith relations in the 50 years since the “Declaration on the Relation of the Church with Non-Christian Religions” of the Second Vatican Council.

When: Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, 6 – 7 p.m.

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Where: The Gerald E. Corrigan Conference Center, 12th-floor, Fordham University at Lincoln Center, 113 W. 60th St., New York, NY.

RSVP: Please register by calling 212-515-0153 or events@americamagazine.org  

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William Rydberg
3 years 2 months ago
In my opinion Catholicism is a mass movement and with rare exceptions, subsidiarity should be the ordinary means of introducing change. Start with Parishes, Dioceses, Bishops Conferences, Religious Orders, Sisters, Uniates, and so on upwards to the Cardinals and Pope.

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