Loyola University Chicago

Department of Theology


Daniel Cosacchi to participate in panel on "Laudato Si"

Daniel Cosacchi to participate in panel on "Laudato Si"

Theologians in the New York area will gather at America House on Thursday, June 16, to discuss Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment. These experts in Catholic social teaching will offer an overview of the content and significance of the teachings within the text. They will also offer background on Catholic engagement on social issues and discuss the possible impact of this text on national and international politics.

Thursday, June 18, 11 a.m.

America House
106 West 56 Street

Members of the media in the New York area

Erin Lothes Biviano, College of St. Elizabeth’s
Kevin Ahern, Manhattan College
Meghan J. Clark, St. John’s University
Daniel Cosacchi, Loyola University Chicago

Topics Covered:
What is an encyclical?
Why should the Catholic Church care about climate change?
What is distinctive about “Laudato Si"?
How will the Catholic community respond?