FREE AND PUBLIC PRESENTATION BY DR. ROBERT VENTRESCA – Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.

Assumption University’s Christian Culture Series

is pleased to announce

“Canonizing Pius XII: His Life, the Cause, the Controversy and the Judgement of History”

Ventresca RobertRobert Ventresca is Associate Professor in the Department of History at King’s College at London’s University of Western Ontario.  A scholar in the study of modern Italian and Church history, the complex intersection of religion and civil society and the role of religious traditions in the modern world.  Dr. Ventresca is an internationally acclaimed expert on the life of Pope Pius XII.  He has recently been awarded The Harry C. Koenig Prize by the American Catholic Historical Association for his publication Soldier of Christ: The Life of Pope Pius XII.  In this public lecture, he will present the fascinating life of Pope Pius XII and the significance of his cause for canonization in the Catholic Church.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 4401 Mount Royal Drive, Windsor, Ontario

Tel. 519-973-7033 press ‘0’ or by e-mail cbertrand@assumptionu.ca

Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.

This presentation will be filmed for rebroadcast on Salt and Light Catholic Television Network.