Fiftieth Anniversary of Papal Encyclical on Peace

March 25, 2013

Pacem in Terris: Called by Our Faith to be Peacemakers will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pope John XXIII’s encyclical, Pacem in Terris (Peace on Earth). It will be held Thursday, April 18 at 7:00 p.m. in Xavier University’s Cintas Center. It is free and open to all.

John Carr, who recently retired after 25 years as executive director of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development, will present the powerful message found in Pacem in Terris and encourage ongoing efforts to promote life and dignity for all.

This Year of Faith event is sponsored by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, Xavier University, the College of Mount St. Joseph, Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center, and Educating for Peace Coalition.