WACO, Texas (April 22, 2013) -- Francis J. Beckwith, Ph.D., a professor of philosophy at Baylor University and Resident Scholar in Baylor's Institute for Studies of Religion, will travel to Rome in mid-June to speak at The Celebration of Evangelium Vitae: Faithful to Life conference, sponsored by the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization.
Beckwith is one of three speakers invited to speak at the event, to be held June 15-16.
For more on the conference itself, go to the Year of Faith website here. (Note: Sean Cardinal O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston, is no longer giving the keynote address, as indicated in the Baylor press release. However, he has been replaced by His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke, former Archbishop of St. Louis and current Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura, as noted on the Year of Faith website).