A panel of experts will focus on Pope John Paul II’s recent social encyclical Centesimus Annus, written to mark the centennial of Rerum Novarum
A redemptorist priest, Paul hansen, CSSR has a long career in justice-related activities. He is a member of his religious community’s General Secretariat on Justice and Peace in Rome, and is a member of the Church’s Coalition on Africa, the Canada-Asia Working Group, and the Task Force on Churches and Corporatge Responsibility. He has also lived in base Christian communities in Venexuela, Bolivia and Brazil
Terry Downey is a member and former chair of the Political Science Department at the University of Waterloo where he teaches public policy and administration, and government-business relations. He has given testimony on privatization and free trade before House of Commons committees, and is the author of various articles on Canadian and Ontario Public Policy. He is the Recipient of the UW Distinguished Teacher Award, and with his wife, the St. Jerome’s College Distinguished Graduate Award.