More Rights: The Right Answer?
Jan
17
10:00 am10:00

More Rights: The Right Answer?

A debate with Jennifer NedelskyProfessor of Law, University of Toronto, and John Witte, Professor of Law, Emory University, moderated by Marta Cartabia, Justice of the Constitutional Court of Italy, on the relationship between the search for identity and the proliferation of new individual rights brought about by social changes and new technologies.

In Search of a New Beginning
Jan
18
5:30 pm17:30

In Search of a New Beginning

A talk by Julián Carrón, President of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation, on the Catholic contribution to the quest of human identity in front of the challenges of our times.

Painting by Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, Post-Impressionism, 1853-1890): Landscape Under a Stormy Sky, 1888. Image: Fondation Gianadda, Martigny.


Big Sound Juice
Jan
19
9:00 pm21:00

Big Sound Juice

  • Hammerstein Ballroom

Sunday, January 19. A musical celebration to end the New York Encounter weekend. A night dedicated to all NYE attendees and volunteers and to the joy of making music. Featuring the NYE House band and Saxophonist “Blue” Lou Marini.

Lost?
Jan
18
3:30 pm15:30

Lost?

  • Hammerstein Ballroom

A discussion on youth alienation and the need for education in the wake of the Newtown and Boston tragedies with Fr. José MEDINA, teacher and U.S. coordinator of Communion and Liberation, and Pedro NOGUERA, Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education, New York University.

Hoping Against Hope
Jan
18
10:00 am10:00

Hoping Against Hope

  • Hammerstein Ballroom

An eyewitness account by Fr. Samir Khalil SAMIR SJ, Professor of Islamic Studies, University of Saint Joseph, Beirut, about the current suffering and challenges of Christians in the Middle East, and the role of Christian people in overcoming hatred and division.