Wednesday, July 2, 2014

SAVE THE DATE: 34th Congreso de Teologia -- Madrid, September 4-7, 2014

The 34th Theology Congress of the Asociación de Teólogos y Teólogas Juan XXIII ("John XXIII Association of Theologians") will take place September 4-7, 2014 in Madrid. The theme this year is "Church Reform from the Option for the Poor." The full program brochure will be available on their website. Here are the details in English.

LOGISTICS

Place:

Salón de Actos de Comisiones Obreras
c/ Lope de Vega, 40
28014 Madrid

Registration:

Registration takes place at the conference itself and fees are paid in cash (no checks or credit cards, please) at that time. The registration fees are 25 euros for the whole conference, 20 euros for Saturday and Sunday, 10 euros for Sunday only.

For more information, contact:

Movimiento Apostólico Seglar (MAS)
General Ramirez de Madrid, 29
28020 Madrid
Tel: 679 288 408

PROGRAM

Thursday, September 4

19:00-19:15
Greetings and Introduction
Margarita Maria Pintos, Asociación de Teólogos y Teólogas Juan XXIII

19:15-20:45
First Presentation: Did Jesus found the Church?
Federico Pastor, President of the Asociación de Teólogos y Teólogas Juan XXIII

Friday, September 5

10:00-11:30
Communications
Moderator: Comunidad Fray Pacífico
Susana Pozo, Asociación Hispano-Ecuatoriana Rumiñahui - "The struggle of indigenous women for their liberation"
Teresa Cortés, MOCEOP - "Another church ministry is possible"
Inmaculada Bellido, Asociación Tzadik-Pastoral Juvenil Espíritu Santo - "There are indignant ones in the Church too"

Break

12:00-13:30
First Roundtable: Reform Experiences in the Church
Emiliano Tapia, Parroquia de Salamanca - "In the rural world"
Ángel Villagrá, Iglesia de Base de Madrid - "Church and secularism"
Alejandra Villate, JEC - "In the youth world"

Lunch Break

16:00-16:30
Announcements and Communiques

16:30-18:00
Second Roundtable: Another Church Is Possible
Joan Godayol, emeritus bishop from Peru - "In the ministry"
Javier Celaya, Gesto Diocesano Solidario de Zaragoza - "In community life"
José Chamizo, president of Asociación Voluntarios por Otro Mundo - "In the world of exclusion"

Break

18:30-20:00
Second Presentation: Democracy and Human Rights in the Church
José María Castillo, Vice-president of the Asociación de Teólogos y Teólogas Juan XXIII

Saturday, September 6

10:00-11:30
Third Presentation: The Church Against Neoliberalism: Critique and Alternatives
Zofia Marzec, Professor, University of Warsaw

Break

12:00-13:30
Fourth Presentation: Church Reform and Liberation in Africa
Anne-Sidonie Zoa, Theologian, Cameroon

16:30-17:00
Announcements and Communiques

17:00-18:30
Fifth Presentation: Towards an Inclusive Church based on the Option for the Marginalized in Latin America
Guadalupe Cruz, Theologian and psychologist, Mexico

Break

Sunday, September 7

10:00
Announcements

10:10-11:30
Sixth Presentation: Church Reform based on the Option for the Poor
Juan Antonio Estrada, Theologian and Professor of Philosophy, University of Granada

12:30
Holy Eucharist and Solidarity Collection
Comunidad de La Kasa

Reading of the Message of the 34th Theology Congress

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