Jean Lim, a visiting professor at Xavier University’s Theology Department last in the news for claiming on the eve of the 2012 presidential election that the policies of Republican vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan “threaten” Church teaching, and for similarly blasting Republican House Speaker John Boehner in 2011 when he was invited by Catholic University to deliver a commencement address, pens a report for the Catholic Telegraph of Cincinnati on last weekend’s 50th anniversary gala for Pacem in Terris at XU. Among the featured themes was “the consistent ethic of life,” a non-magisterial concept developed by Cardinal Bernardin about twenty years after the promulgation of Pope John XXIII’s encyclical. 300 students from local Catholic high schools were in attendance.

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