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October 17, 2006

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LA CROSSE, Wis. – Gilbert Meilaender, a member of the President’s Council on Bioethics, will present “War and the Virtue of Justice” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.

In addition to his position on the President’s Council on Bioethics, Meilaender is also a professor of Christian ethics at Valparaiso University and a fellow at the Hastings Center, an independent, non-partisan, and non-profit bioethics research institute.

The presentation will examine the necessity of waging war for the sake of justice and whether or not mankind can do this without losing its humanity.

The event is free and open to the public. No reservations are required. This presentation is part of the D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership 2006–07 lecture series.

Funding for Meilaender’s presentation is supported in part by the Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation. For more information on the D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership or any of its events, visit

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