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International Symposium on St. Giuseppe Moscati

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
1:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Power Center’s Shepperson Suite
Duquesne University

All events are open to the public. The cost is $30, which includes dinner and refreshments throughout the day.

Presented by the Duquesne University Center for International Relations and Office of Mission and Identity in collaboration with the Order of Malta American Association and the Honorary Consulate of Italy in Pittsburgh.


1:30 p.m. Welcome Charles J. Dougherty, Ph.D. President, Duquesne University

The Most Reverend David A. Zubik, M.S.Ed., D.D. Bishop of Pittsburgh
1:45 p.m. Introduction Rev. James McCloskey, C.S.Sp., Ph.D.
Vice President, Mission and Identity, Duquesne University
Lecture “The Light in the Darkness” The Most Reverend William J. Waltersheid, S.T.L., D.D. Auxiliary Bishop of Pittsburgh
2:45 p.m. Introduction James Swindal, S.T.B., Ph.D. Dean, McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, Duquesne University
Roundtable “Religion and Science”
Participants Soldano Ferrone, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Surgery, Dept. of Immunology, University of Pittsburgh

John A. Straka, M.D., F.A.C.S., K.M. Asst. Professor, Dept. of Otolaryngology-Neck and Head Surgery, Temple University
3:30 p.m. Introduction The Hon. Joy Flowers Conti, District Judge United States District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Lecture “Developments in the Church in the Age of Giuseppe Moscati” Francesco Cesareo, Ph.D., K.M. President, Assumption College, Worcester, MA
4:30 p.m. Introduction Carla E. Lucente, Ph.D., D.M. Honorary Consul of Italy in Pittsburgh Co-Director of Duquesne University Center for International Relations
Movie “The Miracle of Love” (Part I)
6 p.m. Dinner
7 p.m. Movie “The Miracle of Love” (Part II)

Closing Remarks
Carla E. Lucente, Ph.D., D.M.