Canons Regular of St. John Cantius


Most Rev. Bruno Forte , Archbishop of Chieti – Vasto, Italy, spoke at the Third Annual John Cardinal Cody Lecture at Loyola University in Chicago. Members of the Canons Regular attended the lecture entitled “Theology of Beauty: A Way to Unity?”

Archbishop Forte is former Professor of Dogmatics and Dean of the Pontifical College of Southern Italy. Member of the Pontifical International Theological Commission, Consultor of the Pontifical Council for Culture and of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, President of the Episcopal Commission for the Doctrine of the Faith, for the Announcement and Catechesis of the Italian Episcopal Conference. Archbishop Forte is the author of more than 30 books, several of which are available in English.

The lecture given in the Crown Center for the Humanities Auditorium focused on his forthcoming book, “The Portal of Beauty” [Eerdmans, 2008]