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Rafael Luciani: A New Way of Being Church

Latin American Roots of Pope Francis Reforms

Date of Lecture: December 4, 2019

Rafael LucianiAbout the Speaker: Rafael Luciani, professor extraordinarius at Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, is a leading Latin American theologian and author of the book "Pope Francis and the Theology of the People" (Orbis, 2017). 

About the Talk: Luciani describes the Catholic Church's transition under Pope Francis as pastoral and synodal conversions to a theology of the people, rooted in Latin American social teaching that respects the culture and popular religious expressions of the poor.