As people of faith, how are we talking about real-world issues of ecological destruction? Whose voices do we hear? Do we prioritize? What can we learn from Pope Francis’ call to care for our common home?
Please join the Seattle University community for the Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture’s winter segment of the 2015-2016 Catholic Heritage Lectures.
Integral Ecology: Pope Francis and Planetary Thinking – February 4, 2016, 7pm, Pigott Auditorium, Seattle University
Keynote lecture by Christiana Peppard, Ph.D., Fordham University; panel discussion with Wesley Lauer, Ph.D., Director of Environmental Science at Seattle University and Christina Roberts, Ph.D., Professor of English and Program Director of Women and Gender Studies at Seattle University. Drawing insight from Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si‘, speakers will discuss local and international issues of water accessibility and indigenous rights, and will examine the rhetoric we use to raise awareness and call for action.