Cardinal Darío Castrillón Hoyos, prefect of the congregation, will introduce the debate, which starts at noon, Rome time.
Scheduled speakers include Cardinal Edward Egan, archbishop of New York, and:
— Cardinal Antonio Rouco Varela, archbishop of Madrid, Spain, who will speak on the death penalty.
— Metropolitan Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz of the Mother of God in Moscow, who will discuss the arms race.
— Bishop Rino Fisichella, rector of the Urban University of Rome, who will explain the difference between a suicide-attacker and a martyr.
— Archbishop George Pell of Sydney, Australia, who will reflect on the lawfulness of nuclear war.
— Pontifical Household theologian Father Georges Cottier, who will address “The Effort for Peace in the Magisterium of John Paul II.”
The videoconference may be followed live or recorded at http://www.clerus.org. The written texts of the speakers will be available later on the same page.