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Forum on “authentic feminism” to take place in Argentina

.- The Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina will hold an international forum entitled, “Women in the thought of John Paul II: Identity, Dignity and Mission,” in order to reflect upon the teachings the late Pope and to promote “authentic feminism.” The forum will take place on June 21-22 at the University’s St. Augustine Auditorium.

Speakers will include Jutta Burggraf of Germany, Jo Croissant of France, Maria da Graça Sales Enriques of Portugal, and Maria Paola Scarinci de Delbosco of Argentina.

The purpose of the forum is to study and promote this “authentic feminism” by meditating on four complementary aspects of women outlined in the teaching of John Paul II: woman as child, in her condition as daughter of God the Father; woman as spouse, in her ministerial role and her relationship to man; woman as mother, in her roll of service which involves the fertility of maternity and of work; woman as sister, in her differences with man, yet fundamental equality.


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