In Brazil, a seminar on bioethics on the 20th anniversary of Pope John Paul II‘s encyclical
"Evangelium Vitae Twenty Years Later: Context, Pertinence and Prospects" is the theme of the seminar that will be held from 20 to 22 March, at the Pontifical Catholic University of Parana, Brazil. During the meeting, intended for agents of family ministry, professors of theology and bioethics, as well as for professionals in the fields of health and law, "the participants will talk about–the promoters explain–academic and pastoral reflections, on the basis of Evangelium Vitae‘s pertinence, in order to outline the prospects for further development on related issues." A conference on the "The Civilization of Love and Life," coordinated by Msgr. João Carlos Petrini, President of the Life and Family Commission of the National Conference of Brazilian Bishops, and Msgr. Livio Melina, President of the Pontifical Institute John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family, is scheduled for Saturday, March 23rd.
For information: www.seminariobioetica.cnbb.org.br