The Reverend Joseph A. Komonchak to speak at annual Pope John Paul II Lecture on April 4

Social justice and the global church will be the focus of Felician College’s annual Pope John Paul II Lecture, “The Church and World at Vatican II,” featuring keynote speaker Reverend Joseph A. Komonchak. The event will be held on Thursday, April 4 from 7-9 p.m. in the Lecture Hall in Albin Obal Hall on the College’s Lodi campus, 262 South Main Street.

Fr. Komonchak is one of the leading interpreters of the legacy of the Second Vatican Council, which was held 50 years ago. A specialist in the Council's history and theology, Fr. Komonchak is the editor of the English edition of the five-volume History of Vatican II and among the international group of scholars contributing to it.

Now retired, Father Komonchak devotes his time to continued research, writing and lecturing.

The event, which is sponsored by Felician College and the Order of Malta, is free and open to the public.