On Wednesday, September 9th, 2015, attend a day-long conversation on Pope Francis' landmark encyclical, Laudato Si'. All sessions are free of charge and will be held on the 4th Floor of the Information Commons.
Continuing a Jesuit tradition of leadership in theological research and education, Loyola offers both undergraduate and graduate coursework and degrees in Theology which can prepare you for life beyond Loyola, whatever career you choose to pursue.
Robin Lovin, the William H. Scheide Senior Fellow at the Center for Theological Inquiry in Princeton, New Jersey, will give a presentation on October 15 titled “The Societal Implications of Astrobiology.”
A public colloquium on the mystical in Christianity and its significance for today will be held on Tuesday, October 27, in honor of the contributions of Adriaan Peperzak, Schmitt Professor of Philosophy, Loyola University Chicago
Profs. Michael Schuck of the Theology Department and Nancy Tuchman of the Institute for Environmental Sustainability have co-authored an opinion piece in the Chicago Sun Times titled, "The Pope Is Talking To You, Chicago."
Daniel Cosacchi to participate in panel on "Laudato Si"
Loyola PhD candidate Daniel Casschi will participate in program hosted by America House in NYC to discuss Pope Francis' encyclical "Laudato Si."
Not many people can say they shook hands with the Pope. Even fewer can say they gave him a high five. But Zac Davis did exactly that while studying in Rome as part of Loyola’s Ricci Scholars program. Closer to home, he’s worked as an Orientation leader and a peer advisor, and he’s been involved on a project about the original library collection of St. Ignatius College, the precursor of Loyola University Chicago.
Following the announcement of Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi’s visit to Loyola to receive an honorary doctorate and lecture at a colloquium on culture in Latino/a theology, multiple trade media outlets covered the story.
Loyola University Chicago’s second annual Climate Change Conference moves beyond the sterile debate of whether global climate change exists to the theme of tending the earth. “To tend” means to pay attention to; to act as the caretaker of; to serve. This conference will unfold the implications of “To Tend the Earth” through reflection upon those ethical principles, policies, and actions needed to combat the crisis of global climate change.
Pauline Viviano of Loyola's Theology Department will give this spring's Majors and Minors Lecture on Wednesday, February 25 from 3:30–5 p.m. in Crown Center 530. All are invited and refreshments will be served.
In honor of the installation of the John Courtney Murray Chair in Public Service, His Eminence Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi will address Loyola University Chicago community and receive an honorary degree from Loyola.
This colloquium seeks to honor the presence of Cardinal Ravasi in the United States by engaging the rich history and diversity of Latino/a Catholicism, and the origins, development, and future of Latino/a theology.
On Nov. 20–21, Loyola will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Jesuit Martyrs of El Salvador. As a part of this commemoration, eminent liberation theologian Jon Sobrino will be conferred an honorary doctorate and will give this year's Cody Lecture.
The distinguished German Catholic theologian Dr. Knut Wenzel, professor of fundamental theology and dogmatic theology at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt, will give this year’s annual McCormick Chair Lecture on Tuesday, Nov. 11.
In a two-day program sponsored by CCIH, Prof. Francis X. Clooney of Harvard University will lecture on Thursday, September 18, titled "Hinduism and Catholicism: Finding God in All Things" and participate in a student seminar on Friday the 19th.
Prof. Hille Haker will give a paper titled "Recognition and Misrecognition in Paul Ricoeur’s ‘Course of Recognition'" at the international conference "Paul Ricoeur: Thinker of the Margins?/À la frontière de la pensée de Paul Ricoeur."
Prof. Edmondo Lupieri
Prof. Edmondo Lupieri, the John Cardinal Cody Chair of Theology, will present a paper titled "Jesus, Jerusalem, the Temple: Traces of His Halakhic Teaching in Defense of the Temple" at the international conference La question de la «sacerdotalisation» dans le judaïsme chrétien, le judaïsme synagogal et le judaïsme rabbinique
Loyola Theology Department faculty Susan A. Ross and Pauline Viviano will address the topic of women and violence in the Bible in a presentation at the Siena Center of Dominican University on Thursday, September 18 at 7 p.m.