NEW YORK—Two theologians will examine the moral and ethical questions associated in the care of the terminally ill from Catholic and Jewish perspectives during the 13th annual Nostra Aetate Dialogue on Thursday, Nov. 3, at 6:30 p.m. in Pope Auditorium on the Lincoln Center campus, 113 West 60th Street. The event is free and open to the public. No registration is necessary.
The discussion, “Care at the End of Life: Who Should Get What and Why?” will feature Lisa Sowle Cahill, Ph.D., professor of theology at Boston College and author of Bioethics and the Common Good (Marquette University Press, 2004); and Rabbi Aaron L. Mackler, Ph.D., associate professor of theology at Duquesne University and editor of Life and Death Responsibilities in Jewish Biomedical Ethics (The Louis Finkelstein Institute, 2000). John W. Healey, Ph.D., director emeritus of the Archbishop Hughes Institute at Fordham University, will moderate the discussion.
DATE: THURSDAY, NOV. 3
TIME: 6:30 P.M.
PLACE: POPE AUDITORIUM
LEON LOWENSTEIN CENTER
113 WEST 60TH STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10023
Fordham’s annual Nostra Aetate Dialogue can be traced to the Nostra Aetate (In Our Time) document, a declaration by the Second Vatican Council stressing the importance of relationships between the church and non-Christian religions. The program contributes to the interfaith dialogue between Catholicism and Judaism.