SPIRITUALITY AND IDENTITY IN AFRICAN TRADITIONAL RELIGIONS: Healing African and Black Communities in Diaspora and Worldwide, a lecture by Modeste Malu Nyimi, Ph.D. Professor of Theology and African Religions at the Interdenominational Theological Center, Atlanta University.
The Augustus Tolton Pastoral Ministry Program hosts the Sankofa Lecture: "Doing Oral History: The Story of the Sisters of the Holy Family," presented by Orida Edwards, J.D., Th.M., professor at Xavier University of Louisiana. Each year, the Sankofa Lecture focuses on Black Catholic history.
This event was moved from October 10 to October 24. CTU Professor Dr. Carmen Nanko-Fernández presents "Realize(d)-ing Eschatology Latinamente: Conquest, Justice and Urban Planning." This event is sponsored by the Hispanic Theology and Ministry Program.
Fr. Komonchak is one of the leading interpreters of the legacy of Vatican II. A specialist in the Council's history and theology, Fr. Komonchak is the editor of the English edition of the five-volume History of Vatican II.
In more than three decades of teaching at the The Catholic University of America (CUA), he has taught courses on the Church, ministry, the Church's social teaching, modern and contemporary Catholic theology and the history and theology of Vatican II. Now retired, Fr. Komonchak devotes his time to continued research, writing, and lecturing.