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Is this Progress? : Populorum Progressio 50 years on

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A conference to mark the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the papal encyclical Populorum Progressio.


Renfield St Stephens Centre.
Saturday, 18th March, 2017.  9 AM - 4:30 PM


The programme for the day begins with a morning input by Fr Donal Dorr MD. Fr Donal is a priest of St Patrick’s Missionary Society, and well-known author and presenter. His book Option for the Poor and for the Earth is recognised a classic in its field. Later in the morning, there will be an opportunity for discussion with Fr Donal. 

The afternoon will see Duncan Maclaren KCSC, discuss Integral Human Development and the contribution we in Scotland can make. It also gives us a forum for consideration of the import of the Dicastery for IHD which Pope Francis has created and which came into operation on 1st January this year.

The Conference is free and open to all. Lunch is provided.

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