His Eminence Raymond Cardinal Burke, who last week was awarded the "Law of Life Achievement Award" for his unwavering support of the defense of human life after the March for Life will be speaking in Columbus on Tuesday, February 7, 2017.
Cardinal Burke, patron of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, one of the world’s foremost authorities on Roman Catholic canon law, and an outspoken champion of the Catholic Church's pro-life and pro-family teachings, is coming to give the keynote address at Tuesday's Medical Ethics Symposium. A number of other distinguished speakers are participating in the symposium, including Dr. Patrick Lee, Director of Bioethics at Franciscan University of Steubenville; Danielle White, attorney with Heartbeat International; and Dr. Frank Ferris, Executive Director of the Palliative Care Program at Ohio Health.
Cardinal Burke’s Keynote is entitled The Economy of Life and is expected to cover the related elements of a consistent pro-life ethic from conception until natural death.
The Symposium will take place at The Ohio State University’s College of Medicine, Meiling Hall, Room 112. The event will start at 6:00 PM and will conclude around 9. Cardinal Burke is anticipated to speak at approximately 6:20 and will take questions at the conclusion of the event, which is free and open to the public. Overflow seating will be available if the room reaches capacity.
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