John Pawlikowski, O.S.M., Professor of Social Ethics and Director of the Catholic-Jewish Studies Program at Catholic Theological Union, speaks about The Emergence of the Catholic Social Encyclical Tradition. This lecture was given as part of the Catholic Social Teaching and Mission Lecture Series.
Reverend Joseph A. Komonchak, one of the leading interpreters of the legacy of Vatican II, gives a special lecture at Catholic Theological Union. This lecture inaugurates the three-year celebration of the 50th anniversary of the convening of the Second Vatican Council, and is a collaboration between Catholic Theological Union and DePaul University.
This presentation looks at the topic of Authority and the Parameters of Dissent within Our Religious Traditions. It features Ms. Emily Soloff, Associate Director, Interreligious and Intergroup Relations, American Jewish Committee, Prof. Marcia Hermansen, Director, Islamic World Studies, Loyola University Chicago and Prof. Jon Nilson, Professor of Theology, Loyola University Chicago. Recorded as part of the In Good Faith series on October 10, 2012.
Rabbi A. James Rudin, DD speaks on the topic of "1962-2012: Four Major Issues for Catholics and Jews Fifty Years After the Second Vatican Council." This is a presentation of the Bernardin Center at Catholic Theological Union, in collaboration with DePaul University. Recorded as part of the Shapiro lecture series on November 12, 2012.
In the United States, high technology rescue medicine has often been used to extend the lives of those who are dying. Some medical ethicists suggest that such dependence on technology has indeed saved lives but has also "disfigured dying." In this Sundays At CTU lecture, Rev. Thomas Nairn, O.F.M., Ph.D. looks at the phenomenon of dying in the United States today and asks if the Catholic moral tradition has anything to say regarding care for those at the end of life in our highly technologized society.
A promotional video for the Catholics on Call program! COC is a vocational discernment program for young adults and is part of the Bernardin Center at Catholic Theological Union.
For more than forty years, Catholic Theological Union (CTU) at Chicago has been educating and preparing men and women to serve God’s people throughout the world. Founded in 1968 in the spirit and vision of the Second Vatican Council, CTU has grown to be the largest Roman Catholic graduate school of theology and ministry in the United States.