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Experts Available to Discuss Pope Francis’ One Year Anniversary
Loyola University Chicago to host symposium to mark Pope’s first year

Loyola University Chicago has a number of experts available to discuss Pope Francis’ first year, his impact on the Catholic Church, locally and worldwide, what the future holds under his papacy, and more. Please contact Loyola’s University Marketing and Communication department to arrange interviews with the experts below.

The Joan and Bill Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage is also hosting a symposium, Habemus Papam +1: The First Year of Pope Francis on Thursday, March 27, from 1– 5:30 p.m. at Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus. Speakers such as the Honorary Professor Miguel Diaz, former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, and Matt Malone, S.J., editor in chief, America magazine, will discuss topics including the Pope’s accomplishments, the future, and what remains to be done under the papacy. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit LUC.edu/ccih/homenews/symposiumhabemuspapam1.shtml.

Roman Catholicism; Theology; History and Influence of the Jesuits
Mark Bosco, S.J.
Associate Professor and Director, Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage

Kevin Flaherty, S.J.
Acting Rector 

Catholic Studies
Michael Murphy, PhD
Instructor and Director of Catholic Studies

Susan Ross, PhD
Professor and Chair

Historical and Contemporary Catholicism
Jon Nilson, PhD

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