Justice in the World: 2021 Catholic Social Tradition Conference


Location: Virtual Event

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The Justice in the World conference will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the World Synod of Bishops’ prophetic vision by examining the justice issues proclaimed by the Gospel and addressed by modern Catholic social thought. The conference will focus in particular on issues central to the document: racism, ecclesial and political structures, work, internationalization, and the environment. 

Please join this gathering of global scholars working to expand Catholic social tradition through intellectual, artistic, and social engagement.


This year the conference is virtual and free to attend due to the coronavirus pandemic. Registration is not required. Zoom link is available on the Center for Social Concerns website.


Thursday, March 25, 2021

7:00–7:15 p.m. Introduction and Award Presentation

7:15–8:45 p.m. Racial Justice—Engaging the Structure of Oppression

Friday, March 26, 2021

11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Creating a Global Vision of Justice
4:00–5:15 p.m. Hearing the Gospel and Spreading Good News

7:00–8:15 p.m. Justice in the World of Work: Global, National, Local Perspectives

Saturday, March 27, 2021

9:00–10:15 a.m. Starting Justice at Home

11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Justice for the Earth

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