Callao (Agenzia Fides) - "From first evangelisation to new evangelisation" is the title of an International Theology Conference 6-9 November organised by the diocese of Callao as part of celebrations to mark the 4th centenary of the death of Saint Toribio de Mogrovejo and the 60th anniversary of the ordination to the priesthood of the Servant of God John Paul II. The Conference will be held at the diocese’s Redemptoris Mater Faculty of Theology.
The Conference, which will include an international theology week, is open to seminarians, theology students, religious and laity interested in deepening their formation.
Themes for reflection include: "The ministerial priesthood in the teaching and life of Saint Toribio de Mogrovejo" (Dr. D. José Antonio Benito, Sedi Sapientiae University in Peru); "The Church and her relations with society: from the first to the new evangelisation" (Rev. Dr. D. Silverio Nieto, Spanish Bishops’ Conference); “John Paul II and the Family" (Rev. Jesús Ginés, University Santo Tomasso, Chile); "Theology of Santo Tomaso and the Magisterium of John Paul II" (Rev. Dr. D. Néstor Alejandro Ramos, of FASTA University, Argentina); "The path for forming Christian faithful for new evangelisation in the Servant of God John Paul II and His Holiness Benedict XVI" (Rev. Dr. D. José Luís Del Palazzo e Pérez - Medel, of the Redemptoris Mater Faculty of Theology ", Peru); "Ecclesiology and Evangelisation in Peru. Santo Toribio and the Servant of God John Paul II: recommendations for the third millennium" (Archbishop Javier Del Rio Alba, Coadjutor of Arequipa, Peru). (RG) (Agenzia Fides 3/11/2006 righe 27 parole 280)