The Catholic Church after the Holocaust: A ReexaminationJanuary 12, 2006, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
How has the Holocaust influenced the Catholic Church we know today? Join us as Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne explores this question with noted author James Carroll (Constantine’s Sword) and Father John T. Pawlikowski, President of the International Council of Christians and Jews.
|E.J. Dionne Jr., moderator|
Nationally syndicated Washington Post columnist, E.J. Dionne Jr., is a regular commentator on National Public Radio, NBC’s Meet the Press, and CNN. He is the author or co-editor of numerous books on American politics and religion, including What’s God Got To Do with the American Experiment? and a senior advisor to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life. He is also a professor at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.
James Carroll is the author of the New York Times bestseller Constantine’s Sword: The Church and the Jews as well as Crusade: Chronicles of an Unjust War and numerous other award-winning books. Earlier ordained as a Catholic priest, he left the priesthood to become a writer. His op-ed column appears weekly in the Boston Globe. He is also a regular participant in ongoing Jewish-Christian-Muslim encounters at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, a member of the Advisory Board of the International Center for Ethics, Justice, and Public Life at Brandeis University, and serves on the Dean’s Council at the Harvard Divinity School.
|Father John Pawlikowski|
A priest of the Servite Order, Father Pawlikowski is President of the International Council of Christians and Jews and a member of the Advisory Committee on Catholic-Jewish Relations of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops. He has served on the Christian-Jewish Relations Committee of the National Council of Churches (USA), and is the author of such books as The Challenge of the Holocaust for Christian Theology and Christ in the Light of the Christian-Jewish Dialogue. In addition to being Professor of Social Ethics at the Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, and Director of the Catholic-Jewish Studies Program at its Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Center, he is a member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council.
|Center for Christian-Jewish Learning|
Home page for the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning at Boston College. Includes an e-journal, "Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations", as well as links and information on related organizations, news updates, and scholarly resources.
|International Council of Christians and Jews|
Home page for the International Council of Christians and Jews, an umbrella organization of 38 Jewish-Christian dialogue organizations throughout the world.
|International Service of Jewish-Christian Documentation|
Home page for the International Service of Jewish-Christian Documentation in Rome, a center founded by several bishops following Vatican II. Includes a range of electronic bibliographies and catalogs, as well as regular reports on related events within the Roman Catholic Church.
|Jewish Christian Relations|
"Devoted to fostering mutual respect and understanding between Christians and Jews around the world." Includes articles, reviews, reports, official statements, and study resources on Jewish-Christian relations, as well as links to many related organizations. Sponsored by the International Council of Christians and Jews.