CANCELED: A Master Class on the Social and Political Thought of Pope Benedict XVI

Mar 28, 2020
Gavin House
1220 E 58th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
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Msgr. Peter SchallenbergKatholische Sozialwissenschaftliche Zentralstelle

Due to travel restrictions in light of the spread of COVID-19, Msgr. Schallenberg will not be traveling to the US and thus will not be available to lead a master class. This event has been canceled, and we look forward to rescheduling this event for a later date.


Open to current students, faculty, and staff. Copies of the reading will be provided to registrants.



9:30am Coffee & Pastries
10:00am Session I
11:25am Break
11:35am Session II
1:00pm End, lunch

Msgr. Peter Schallenberg is Chair of Moral Theology and Ethics at the Theological Faculty Paderborn in Germany and director of the Katholische Sozialwissenschaftliche Zentralstelle (KSZ), or the Catholic Social Science Social Center, in Mönchengladbach, Germany. He also acts as an advisor to the Vatican’s Dicastery for the Integral Development of Man on questions of economics and social ethics. Msgr. Schallenberg studied at the Collegium Germanicum et Hungaricum and the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. He completed his habilitation in moral theology at the University of Münster. He is director of the Catholic Social Science Central Office in Mönchengladbach, a member of the German Caritas Association’s Commission on Social Policy and Society, conventual chaplain of the Sovereign Order of Malta, and serves on the Spiritual Advisory Board of the Federal Association of Catholics in Business and Administration (KKV) on behalf of the German Bishops’ Conference.