Cardinal Renato Martino to discuss ‘The Relationship Between Justice and Love’ in talk here Oct. 23
Cardinal Renato Martino, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace as well as the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People, will discuss "Deus Caritas Est: The Relationship Between Justice and Love" in a 7:30 p.m. talk Monday, Oct. 23, in O’Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium on the St. Paul campus of the University of St. Thomas.
Cardinal Renato Martino
The lecture, sponsored by the university’s Center for Catholic Studies, is free and open to the public.
Martino, 73, is a native of Italy. During 16 years at the United Nations as papal observer of the holy see, from 1987 to 2002, he participated in conferences on a range of topics: disarmament, development, poverty, the rights of minors, the rights of Palestine refugees and religious liberty.
He became head of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace in fall 2002, and also was named head of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People in spring 2006.
For more information about Martino’s talk, call the St. Thomas Center for Catholic Studies, (651) 962-5700.