Georgetown Initiative to Discuss Implications of Pope Francis and Catholic Social Thought for American Public Life
January 30, 2014
John Allen, Associate Editor of the Boston Globe; Vatican Analyst for CNN and NPR
Ross Douthat, New York Times Op-Ed Columnist
Kerry Robinson, Executive Director of the National Leadership Roundtable on Church Management
John Carr, Director of the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life; Washington Correspondent, America Magazine
Georgetown University’s Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life will host its third public dialogue called, “The Pope, Politics and Policy: The Continuing Impact of the ‘Francis Factor’ and Catholic Social Thought on Public Life.”
Pope Francis’ actions and ideas are reshaping public discussion in the United States and around the world. His strong articulation of Catholic social teaching and attention to issues of economic justice and religious freedom are impacting the national and international debate. How relevant is Pope Francis’ moral and global vision to American politics? Will it impact policies and priorities around the globe? How is the Pope's public diplomacy affecting Christians and others denied religious liberty and other basic human rights? How are the Popes words and actions changing the Church and public life?
These questions will be addressed in a panel moderated by John Carr, the director of the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life.
Georgetown University’s Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life includes both educational and outreach activities, designed to:
More information is available here: http://berkleycenter.georgetown.edu/cst
Monday, February 3 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Gaston Hall (Map)
Georgetown University Office of the President
Media interested in attending should RSVP to Rachel Pugh at 202-687-4328 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Press will need to present valid credentials on campus.
Rachel M Pugh