Pacem in terris After 50 Years

Apr 4, 2013
Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema
1212 E 59th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
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A Public Symposium in Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Pope John XXIII’s Encyclical on Establishing Universal Peace on Earth

Roland MinnerathArchbishop of Dijon

Mary Ann GlendonHarvard Law School
Joseph WeilerNew York University Law School
Russell HittingerUniversity of Tulsa

On April 11, 1963, amid the global tensions of the Cold War, and shortly after the erection of the Berlin Wall, Pope John XXIII addressed his famous encyclical Pacem in terris to all people of good will. He invites them to consider the conditions for establishing universal peace on earth in truth, justice, charity, and liberty. On the 50th Anniversary of this event, this symposium will examine the affirmations of Pacem in terris as they bear on human rights, religious freedom, and the international political and economic order today.

Co-sponsored by the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago and the Center for Civil and Human Rights at the University of Notre Dame Law School