Sat, Apr 22|
Care for the Environment & Human Dignity
Join us for the second in a three-part series on Catholic Social Teaching as the solution to polarization.
Time & Location
Apr 22, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
About the event
2. CARE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT & HUMAN DIGNITY
FEATURING DR. JOHN ZUCCHI
Saturday, April 22nd @ 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Some ecological frameworks, movements and projects appear to be in tension with upholding human dignity, and some human-centred frameworks, movements and projects appear to be in tension with care for the environment. Dr. John Zucchi, professor of history at McGill University and head of the Catholic lay movement Communion & Liberation in Canada, guides us into Laudato si’ and the anthropological dimensions of Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment and human dignity which shows that care for human dignity and the environment are not only fully compatible, but also intimately connected.
This is the second in a three-part series.
CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHING: THE SOLUTION TO POLARIZATION
A THREE-PART VIRTUAL WORKSHOP SERIES HOSTED BY CAPP-CANADA
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ST. MONICA INSTITUTE & THE NEWMAN CENTRE OF MCGILL UNIVERSITY
We live in an increasingly polarized culture, where social media can become anti-social and social justice unjust. Challenging questions of our time are frequently reduced to ideological battlegrounds where virtue signalling is often valued over virtuous leadership, division defeats dialogue, and wokeness fails to awaken us to the dignity of all. How do we solve this? Centesimus Annus – Pro Pontifice Canada (CAPP-Canada) invites you to discover human dignity, solidarity and subsidiarity – the core principles of Catholic Social Teaching – as life-saving medicine for an ideologically polarized society. Participate in webinars led by world-class experts with small group discussions. Learn how you can champion Catholic social teaching at work and in our culture.
3. MAGNANIMITY: A VIRTUE FOR POLARIZED TIMES
FEATURING ALEXANDRE HAVARD
Saturday, May 27th @ 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Magnanimity is the virtue of greatness of heart, the habit of seeing, emphasizing and cultivating the best in ourselves and in others in order to better serve the common good. Alexandre Havard – founder of the Virtuous Leadership System, with more than 20 institutes around the world – will share his compelling vision for living magnanimously, and how it leads us to always see and nourish the inherent dignity and good in others, to cultivate and exercise solidarity, and to uphold subsidiarity – even and especially in contexts of serious disagreement.