[Blueboard] Manila Observatory to hold forum on Laudato Si’

Ateneo Comm and PR commpr at ateneo.edu
Thu Aug 6 14:32:37 PHT 2015

In celebration of the Manila Observatory’s 150th anniversary,  a forum on
Laudato Si’ (Praise be to You) will be held on Thursday, August 13, 8:30 to
11:00 AM at the Henry Lee Irwin SJ Theatre, Ateneo de Manila University,
Loyola Heights, Quezon City. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio G. Cardinal
Tagle will deliver the keynote address.

Laudato Si’ is Pope Francis’ second encyclical letter on “care for our
common home.”  In it, the pope tackles the environmental challenges that
humanity is facing and how it affects the economy, politics, society and
the individual.

The forum will bring together personalities from the academe, business,
government, church and civil society.

A roster of experts in the fields of environment/climate change, church and
social issues will serve as panelists: Fr Jose Ramon T Villarin SJ ( Ateneo
de Manila University), Dr. Gemma Teresa Narisma (Manila Observatory), Dr.
Anna Marie  Karaos (John Carroll Institute on Church and Social Issues) and
Mr. Edgar Chua (Shell Companies in the Philippines).

Limited seats are available for the forum. *Interested parties must
reserve.* *Please email **commpr at ateneo.edu <commpr at ateneo.edu>**.* *The
forum will also be livestreamed at **http://on-air.ateneo.edu/stream/*
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