Pope Francis: A New Way of Being Church
STM 10TH ANNIVERSARY LECTURE
Thursday, February 28, 5:30–7:00 p.m.
Corcoran Commons, Heights Room, Chestnut Hill Campus
Rafael Luciani, STM associate professor of the practice, professor extraordinarius
“Pastoral conversion” and “synodality” are key theological categories that lay at the heart of Pope Francis’s vision of church. They call for new ways of being church, grounded in a People of God ecclesiology that demands a revision of lifestyles, new practices of communal discernment, and ecclesial structural reform. In this context, the Church in Latin America has emerged as a “source church” (iglesia fuente) and a powerful symbol of renewed ecclesiology that responds to the challenges that Catholics throughout the world face in today.
Sponsored by the School of Theology and Ministry
Thursday, February 28 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Corcoran Commons, Chestnut Hill Campus, Heights Room