Catholic Peacebuilding Network

Enhancing the study and practice of Catholic peacebuilding



Tuesday, April 9, 2013

8:00 a.m. Mass
National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

8:30 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m. Opening Plenary:
The Church as Artisan of Peace: Living the Vision of Pacem in terris
John Carr, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (former)
Joan Rosenhauer, Catholic Relief Services
Moderator: Marie Dennis, Pax Christi International

10:30 Concurrent Sessions I (3)

• Migrants, Refugees, & Trafficking
Kevin Appleby, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
Mark Ensalaco, University of Dayton

• New Challenges for Peace: Natural Resource Conflicts & Global Warming
Tom Bamat, Catholic Relief Services
John Steinbruner, University of Maryland

• Vocation of Peacebuilding
Patricia McGuire, Trinity Washington University
Janice McLaughlin, M.M., Maryknoll Sisters
Laurie Johnston, Sant’Egidio USA and Emmanuel College
Gerald Schlabach, University of St. Thomas (MN)

Noon Luncheon: Human Rights
Fr. Drew Christiansen, S.J., Boston College
Congressman Christopher Smith (R-NJ) (invited)

1:30 p.m. Plenary: Development as Peacebuilding
Carolyn Woo, Catholic Relief Services
Katherine Marshall, Georgetown University
Donald Steinberg, U.S. Agency for International Development

3:00 p.m. Break

3:30 Concurrent Sessions II (3)

• Taking Religion Seriously in Policymaking
Joseph Cornelius Donnelly, Caritas Internationalis
Tom Farr, Georgetown University
Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook, U.S. Department of State

• Human Rights in U.S. Foreign Policy
Virginia Farris, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
Meghan Clark, St. John’s University
Thomas Melia, U.S. Department of State

• Just War, Nonviolence and Peacebuilding
Joseph Capizzi, The Catholic University of America
Marie Dennis, Pax Christi International
Gerard Powers, University of Notre Dame
Moderator: William Barbieri, The Catholic University of America

5:00 p.m. Reception

6:00 p.m. Dinner
For sponsors and speakers

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

8:00 a.m. Mass
Caldwell Chapel

9:15 a.m. Plenary: The New Nuclear Agenda
Fr. Bryan Hehir, Harvard University
Ambassador Douglas Roche (ret.), Canada
Frank Rose, U.S. Department of State

11:00 a.m. Plenary: The Living Legacy of Pacem in Terris*
Introduction: John Garvey, The Catholic University of America
Cardinal Peter Turkson, President, Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

Noon Luncheon: Solidarity and U.S. Foreign Policy
Bishop Richard Pates (Des Moines), U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

2:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions III (3)

• Peacebuilding Praxis: Lessons from Africa
Fr. William Headley, C.S.Sp., University of San Diego
Fr. Aniedi Okure, Africa Faith & Justice Network
John Ashworth, Catholic Relief Services

• The New Diplomacy of Reconciliation?
Daniel Philpott, University of Notre Dame
Liora Danan, U.S. Department of State
Andrea Bartoli, Sant’Egidio Community

• Playing for Peace: The Role of Youth Sports
Sean Tuohey, Peace Players
Kevin Dugan, Fields of Growth International
Alexis Lyras, Georgetown University

3:30 p.m. Break

4:00 p.m. Plenary: The Way Forward
Maryann Cusimano Love, The Catholic University of America
Scott Appleby, University of Notre Dame

Wrap Around Events

On April 8, 2013, there will be a Graduate Student Conference, organized by The Catholic University of America graduate students with help from Prof. Bill Barbieri (CUA) and Prof. Laurie Johnston (Emmanuel College and Sant’Egidio USA).

2:00 p.m. Opening and welcome

2:15 p.m. Pacem in Terris and the Limits of Discipleship

4:15 p.m. Emerging issues in peacebuilding

5:45 p.m. Buffet Dinner

7:00 p.m. Strategies of Resistance