Conference Program

Friday November 10th, 2017


13.00 :: Registration 


15.00 :: Welcoming Address 


15.15 :: Is it possible to love this way?

Prof. Antonio López FSCB | John Paul II Institute, Washington

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16.15 :: To love with the whole body – not only as a couple

Dr. Teresa Suárez del Villar | Centro Raíces, Madrid

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17.15 :: Break


17.45 :: The renewing power of forgiveness

Carla Bonifati and Pio Barletta | Castrovillari


19.00 :: Dinner (prior booking required)

Saturday November 11th, 2017


9.00 :: Introduction


9.15 :: The appealing difference – man and woman, full of suspense

Prof. Dr. Hanna-Barbara 
Gerl-Falkovitz | Technical University Dresden

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10.15 :: Break


10.45 :: The complementarity of man and woman
Prof. Wael Farouq | Catholic University Milan


12.00 :: Lunch (prior booking required)


Afternoon: Deepening of particular topics at 2 pm and repeated at 4 pm (break at 3:30 pm)

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  • On the origins of the Theology of the Body:
    Karol Wojtyłas early „Meditations on the nature of man“

    Dr. Hanns-Gregor Nissing | Malteser Geistliches Zentrum, Ehreshoven
  • The Body as a gospel - Sexuality as liturgy:
    An insight into the heart of the Theology of the Body

    Dr. Ralf Reißel | Donzdorf
  • The child on the brink of puberty.
    TeenSTAR – Sex education for Kids at primary-school age

    Annett Arnold |
  • To be a person with heart and soul.
    TeenSTAR – Sex education for youth

    Dr. Elisabeth Luge | Würzburg
  • Living fulfilled love.
    Natural regulation of conception – because it is good for love

Karolin Wehler | Köln
  • Hold me close: the need of protecting the mother-child dyad for optimal bonding, breast-feeding and fertility
    Dr. Carmela Baeza
     | Centro Raíces, Madrid

Deepening of particular topics for special audiences

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Parallel to the workshops throughout the afternoon (2 pm to approx. 5.30 pm)

18.00 ::  Dinner (prior booking required)


20.00 :: De tus ojos me enamoré – I fell in love with your eyes
Love songs from Spain, Portugal and Latin America

Vocals: Manoli Ramirez de Arellano | Madrid

Guitar: Rafael Andreo | Madrid; Marco Squicciarini | Mailand

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Sunday November 12th, 2017


9.00 :: Pontifical Mass


10.45 :: Understanding muslim Marriage

Suzy Ismail | Cornerstone Consulting, New Jersey/USA

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11.45 :: Building new confidence - Intercultural co-existence in Europe 

Prof. Javier Prades | Universidad San Dámaso, Madrid

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12.45 :: Concluding remarks 

H.E. Dr. Bishop Gregor Maria Hanke OSB 
| Eichstätt

Language during presentations (original or translation): German

Languages via headphones: English, Italian

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