Director attends New Cloud of Witnesses: Vatican II & the Laity conference.
Linda Couri traveled to John Carroll University in Ohio to attend a conference on the impact of the Second Vatican Council on the laity in the Church. Presentations covered a range of topics, beginning with Doris Donnelly’s remembrance of Cardinal Suenens in her opening remarks. Margaret Steinfels spoke about the emergence of the laity 50 years after the Council and Edward Hahnenberg made projections about the next 5 years of lay ministry. Political commentator E. J. Dionne gave a timely talk on the Catholic vote.