Christendom College president to speak at World Meeting of Families

Timothy O'Donnell, president of Christendom College in Front Royal, will speak during the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia Sept. 22-27.

O'Donnell will speak in the session, "Rebuild My Church and Start from the Foundation: Living as 'Domestic Church,'" Sept. 23. He will chair another breakout session, "Ahead of Its Time: The Prophetic Character of 'Humanae Vitae,'" Sept. 24.

O'Donnell was appointed consultor to the Holy See's Pontifical Council for the Family by Pope St. John Paul II in 2002. His appointment was renewed in 2009 by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and in 2014 by Pope Francis.

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