Archbishop Charles J. Chaput: Living Christian Joy

Most Rev. Charles J. Chaput, OFM Cap, Archbishop of Philadelphia, visits Franciscan University as part of the Pope Francis’ Vision for the Renewal of the Church Symposium. He presents on the role of the Christian in the broken world in which we live drawing especially from his newest book, “Strangers in a Strange Land: Living the Catholic Faith in a Post-Christian World”.

In this insight, Archbishop Chaput discusses the confidence and hope of true Christianity in this excerpt from his talk entitled, “The Mission of the Church in the New America.”

View the full talk here.

 

Patrick Madrid — Why Faith and Reason?

Patrick Madrid, EWTN Radio Host and author of “The Godless Delusion”, describes how Faith and Reason work together as faculties of our Intellect and our Will.

Dr. Patrick Lee — Too Involved in Politics

Dr. Patrick Lee, Director of the Institute of Bioethics and Professor of Philosophy at Franciscan University of Steubenville, and author of “Abortion and Unborn Human Life”, discusses the misconception that people with religious beliefs should not have a voice in the creation of public policy.

Patrick Madrid — The Need for Faith

Patrick Madrid, EWTN Radio host and author of “The Godless Delusion”, talks about the need for faith as a very basic human need.

Fr. Robert Sirico — Catholic Social Teaching: Developments, Insights, and Boundaries

Fr. Robert Sirico, president, the Acton Institute, gave a presentation on September 15, 2011 for Franciscan University’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

 

Mike Aquilina — The Early Church Fathers

Mike Aquilina, author of “The Fathers of the Church: An Introduction to the First Christian Teachers,” addresses the importance of the early Church fathers.

Dr. Paul Kengor — Conscientious Objection

Dr. Paul Kengor, Executive Director of the Center for Vision and Values, speaks on our right in America to conscientious objection.

Dr. Helen Alvaré — Religious Freedom

Dr. Helen Alvaré, professor of law at George Mason School of Law, addresses Religious Freedom after delivering the annual Henkels Lecture at Franciscan University of Steubenville, as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series. Her talk, “Religious Freedom and Sexual Liberationism,” looked at how secular society’s interpretation of birth control, co-habitation, and abortion as the new norms has generated an incredible mistrust among the sexes.

Dr. Alexander Sich — The Importance of Studying Philosophy

Dr. Alexander Sich, associate professor of Physics at Franciscan University of Steubenville, comments on why it is important for students to study philosophy.

Dr. Paul Kengor — Catholics in Media

Dr. Paul Kengor, Executive Director of the Center for Vision and Values, addresses why Catholics are needed in the media.

Dr. Marie Hilliard — Catholic Faith and Public Policy

Dr. Marie Hilliard comments on the Catholic Faith and Public Policy.

Dr. Paul Kengor — Social Justice

Dr. Paul Kengor, Executive Director of the Center for Vision and Values, briefly addresses the difference in public and private social justice.

Franz Wright — Intelligence and Religion

Franz Wright, Pulitzer prize-winning poet, reacts to the suggestion that smart people can’t be religious.

Catholic Social Teaching: Developments, Insights, and Boundaries

Fr. Robert Sirico, president, the Acton Institute, gave a presentation on September 15, 2011 for Franciscan University’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

PODCAST: Download the podcast of this talk here.

Catholic Social Teaching: What it IS, and What it is NOT

Fr. Robert Sirico, president, the Acton Institute, spoke on “Catholic Social Teaching: Developments, Insights, and Boundaries”, a presentation given on September 15, 2011 for Franciscan University’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

Watch the full talk here: Catholic Social Teaching: Developments, Insights, and Boundaries.

The Human Person: Root of Catholic Social Teaching

Fr. Robert Sirico, president, the Acton Institute, speaking on “Catholic Social Teaching: Developments, Insights, and Boundaries”, a presentation given on September 15, 2011 for Franciscan University’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

Watch the full talk here: Catholic Social Teaching: Developments, Insights, and Boundaries.

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