Father Araujo Greets Pope Francis
REVEREND ROBERT JOHN ARAUJO, S.J.
Reverend Robert John Araujo, S.J., is a leading scholar in jurisprudence, public international law, Constitutional law, and Catholic legal theory. He has served as a trial attorney and advisor in the Solicitor's Office of the United States Department of the Interior, and as a lawyer for the Standard Oil Company. He has served on the law faculty at Gonzaga University and Pontifical Gregorian University, and as a visiting professor at Georgetown University Law Center, St. Louis University School of Law, and Boston College School of Law. Fr. Araujo has authored numerous law review articles, as well as coauthored a series of books on papal diplomacy and international organizations with the late Fr. John A. Lucal, S.J. In addition, he has contributed chapters to a number of volumes addressing topics in jurisprudence and public international law.
THE JOHN COURTNEY MURRAY, S.J. UNIVERSITY CHAIR
Established in 2009, the University Chair at Loyola University Chicago is named after the Reverend John Courtney Murray, S.J., a Jesuit priest and theologian who was known for his efforts to reconcile Catholicism and religious pluralism, focusing on the relationship between religious freedom and the American political order. The University Chair will support scholarship and the intersections of religious commitments, civic life, and public service at Loyola University Chicago.
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