Academy

ICLN Academy is the permanent formation arm of the International Catholic Legislators Network, offering courses specifically designed for political and church leaders, helping them to better prepare for and navigate their challenging duties in public office. Courses are taught online and in English through video live stream, allowing participants from around the world to actively participate in these courses. Upon request, the ICLN can also offer courses onsite. Please contact the course instructor for further information.

Course offerings Summer 2020:

Christian Leadership in Public office
This course for (aspiring) legislators and others in public office – including senior church leaders – seeks to provide timeless insights and enduring wisdom needed to be a Christ-like leader in the execution of one’s daily duties and responsibilities, always aiming at justice and the advancement of the common good. Christian leadership for those holding high office is above all a fundamental way of life, consistently lived and carefully guarded, bringing lasting unity to the spheres of faith, family and public duty. Full course and registration details are available here

Foundations of Law and Justice
This introductory course for (aspiring) legislators and others in public office – including church leaders dealing with matters of policy, legislation and their impact on church teaching and practice – investigates what are the unchangeable core principles of justice and the law in light of the Greco-Roman and JudeoChristian philosophical, theological and legal traditions. The great masters of then have concrete answers for the problems and challenges of public policy and law making today. Full course and registration details are available here.

Courses are exclusively taught by academic experts with extensive knowledge of and practical experience in the fields discussed. All courses are taught according to the seminar method, involving the reading of original sources and teaching sessions being conducted with in-class discussion. The unique feature of the ICLN bringing together legislators and church leaders from around the world joining together not because of their political allegiance but because of their faith in Christ, allows for these courses to be particularly enriching and lasting in impact for those participating. Places are very limited, apply today!

You may also consult and subscribe to the ICLN YouTube Channel, which is an important resource for relevant formational content and will be used extensively as part of the Academy offerings.

For more information, contact: office(at)icln.at