Georgetown University’s Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life will host a dialogue on how Catholic Social Thought shapes a moral response on Wednesday, October 12th at 7:00 p.m. in Lohrfink Auditorium

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Georgetown Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life to Host “Georgetown, Slavery, and Catholic Social Thought”

WHAT: Georgetown University’s Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life will host a dialogue on how Catholic Social Thought shapes a moral response on Wednesday, October 12th at 7:00 p.m. in Lohrfink Auditorium. You can find further information on the event here.

Georgetown has been wrestling with its historical participation in slavery and its responsibilities and opportunities to work for racial justice. While there have been several Georgetown discussions, there has not yet been any public examination of how Catholic Social Thought shapes a moral response. The Initiative will bring together leaders of Georgetown’s Working Group on Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation with other Catholic perspectives to explore the historic implications and way forward.

WHO:

John Carr, Founder and Director, Georgetown University Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life

Fr. Matthew Carnes, S.J., Associate Professor, Department of Government and the Walsh School of Foreign Service and a member of the Working Group on Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation

Dr. Marcia Chatelain, Associate Professor, Department of History and member of the Working Group on Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation.

Diana L. Hayes, Emerita Professor of Systematic Theology, Georgetown University

John Carr will moderate the discussion.

WHERE:

Wednesday, October 12th at 7:00 p.m.
Georgetown University
Lohrfink Auditorium

 

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