Rev. Antonio Spadaro, S.J. received degrees in philosophy, social communications, and a Ph.D. in theology from the University of Messina, the Pontifical Urbanian University, and the Pontifical Gregorian University respectively. He has served as the editor-in-chief of La Civiltà Cattolica since 2011 and is also a Consultor for the Pontifical Council for Culture. He will deliver the 2017 Terrence R. Keeley Vatican Lecture entitled, "The Geopolitics of Mercy" on Tuesday, October 10th at 5:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame.