Vatican City, May 27, 2012 / 16:15 pm
This coming September an international colloquium in Vatican City will consider how men and women become "one flesh" in marriage, and examine the "language of the body" from Christian perspectives.
"What type of union is the conjugal union, which comes about when a man and a woman become 'one flesh'?" asks the conference announcement.
The Vatican City-based Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family is hosting the Sept. 20-21 colloquium, titled "One flesh: the Language of the Body and the Conjugal Union."
The colloquium's title draws from Pope Benedict XVI's May 13, 2011 address to the institute in which he reflected on the creation of Adam and Eve.